The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. One day isnt enough to see everything.
truly an ancient wonder! The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact...more
This is a 4th century church and is considered to be the oldest of Cairo's Christian churches. This Church was built on the spot where the Holy Family, Joseph, Mary and the infant Christ, rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. They may have lived here while Joseph worked at the fortress....more
It is called Hanging because it was built on the southern gate of the Roman Fortress. Logs of palm trees and layers of stones were constructed above the ruins of the Roman fortress. It has more than a hundred icons and it is the most important coptic church in the country....more
This is a coptic church where Our Lady had appeared from 1968-1971. She is better known in this place as Our Lady of the Light. We usually go here first from the airport before proceeding to the center of the city since its nearer the Cairo international airport....more
It's quite an experience to visit this market but don't go alone. The vendors will be all over you and won't stop bugging you. If you bargain hard the prices are really quite cheap. Just be careful of what you but cause some are actually made in china....more
Inside the factory they will demonstrate how papyrus paper is made - which actually from banana leaves which can last for decades. Of course at the end of demonstration you are encouraged to buy their stocks.
Fairly ok but what I really don't like here is they have no Tubes! You excrucitingly need to use the stairs which is incovenient if you are on the way home and carrying lost of stuff. There are eateries few shops but nothing great. Oh there was a Mcdonalds I remember because after taking...more