Traveling to Egypt is an amazing experience, and one of the best city destinations is its capital, Cairo. Cairo is the largest city as well as home to the largest population in the whole of Africa. It has been for some thousands of years the center of power and culture for Egypt, the Middle East and Africa making it a significant and historical city. It is no wondered therefore that this city is a top destination for many tourists around the world. Tourist will enjoy many attractions across the world.
The Pyramids and the Sphinx at El Giza
Egypt is most known for the pyramids that reside in the Giza Plateau. The Pyramids of Giza and the mysterious Sphinx are the most popular tourist destination in all of Egypt. The pyramids in this area have been for a long time a representation of this country. Additionally since the Giza Pyramids is a top destination it is no wonder that you will be able to meet throngs of other vacationers there. Though usually full packed, it should still never be missed because of its historical and architectural significance.
The Cairo Citadel
Home to many other amazing structures, ruins and architectures, the Cairo Citadel is a fortress made of stone to protect the city from ancient invaders. Today it is a top destination in Cairo as tourists can climb to the top of the building and have a bird’s eye view of almost all of Cairo. Tourists can also enjoy some other amazing tours within the Citadel where they can visit the Alabaster Mosque and a number of open air markets and museums.
Cairo’s Nile River
Sailing here are hundreds of elegant felucca, these are ancient and traditional sailboats that are still being used to this day. Both residents and tourists enjoy the relaxing felucca ride as the Nile wind surely relaxes anyone here.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
The largest open air market, where bargaining and haggling is a favorite way of getting around, the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar is a must see when in Egypt. For hundred of years the Khan el-Khalili is a trading and barter area that has served millions of travelers in Cairo. Today it still serves its purpose as a market where tourists can purchase almost anything and everything Egypt.
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum holds the largest number of artifacts recovered over years of explorations of the remains and ruins of the ancient structures built here. Discover many of the artifacts and relief just like that of King Tutankhamen treasures.
Imagine unbridled discovery and ultimate fun as you go around the capital of Egypt. Learn more about humanity’s greatest civilization. By joining any of the Cairo Day Tours you will learn a lot more about this great city.