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Cairo Landmarks and Historic sites

Cairo attractions: monuments and popular sights

Landmarks and Historic sites

1 Alabaster Mosque (Mohammad Ali Mosque)
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Rank: 8 About 45

Situated on the summit of the citadel, this is a typical Ottomen, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century. The mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, the oldest son of Muhammad Ali Pasha, giving the mosque its name....

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Cairo, Egypt

2 Bab Al-Azab
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Rank: 9 About 45

Address: Bab Al-Azab, Cairo

3 Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Rank: 16 About 45

Saqqara (or Sakkara, Saqqarah in Arabic) is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the cemetery for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis. The ancient city of Mephis is located about 10 miles south of Cario. Saqqara was...

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Address: Al Maryouteya Rd, Al Badrashin, Giza

4 Best Places
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Rank: 26 About 45

Cairo is an interesting place of ancient houses and has great historic buildings too. Along with River Nile, there is more to this beautiful Egyptian city than merely pyramids and pharaohs.  As per the tour...

Reviewed by: Laalamani
Address: Cairo

5 Dahshur
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Rank: 28 About 45

Dahshur  is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile south of Cairo. The site is dominated by the 4th dynasty pyramids of Sneferu and it is regonised mainly for its pyramids, two of which are among the...

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Address: Dahshur ,Cairo, Egypt, Africa

6 Best Places
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Rank: 30 About 45

The recent history of Egypt means that it will be one of the most fascinating destinations for the intrepid tourist in the next few years. When you add to this the pulling power of the ancient Egyptian empire and all that we can...

Reviewed by: Jonny

7 Souk al Fustat
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Rank: 31 About 45

Can't decide what to take home as a souvenir for mom from Cairo? Why not try heading to Souk el-Fustat - a little shopping complex specialising in hand-made products made by Egyptian artists, craftsmen and...

Reviewed by: Christine
Address: Corner el Emam Street and Hassan al Anwar, Old Cairo

8 Mosque of Ibn Tulun
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Rank: 34 About 45

It is the oldest mosque in the city that has survived in its original form and is the largest mosque in Cairo by extension. Ahmad Ibn Tulun, governor Abbasid of Egypt who ruled between 868...

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Address: Al Dahdora, Tolon El-Sayeda Zainab, Cairo

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Rank: 40 About 45

Once the ancient capital of Egypt during the Middle Kingdom, Memphis is worth visit place for any tourist. Founded by the first Dynasty Pharaoh Menes around 3100 BCE, the site was destroyed post...

Reviewed by: Laalamani

9 Hassan Mosque
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Rank: 41 About 45

Address: Hasan, Hadaeq Al Qubbah, Hadaeq Al Qubbah, Cairo


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  live here for the past 2 years, Cairo have nice monuments if you are into history like i am,the city... Next  

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