Things to do in Cairo

  • Visit the Pyramids of Giza: Explore the iconic Pyramids of Giza, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure. Don't forget to see the Sphinx nearby.
  • Explore the Egyptian Museum: Discover the extensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, including the treasures of Tutankhamun, at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square.
  • Khan El Khalili Bazaar: Immerse yourself in the bustling atmosphere of Khan El Khalili, one of the oldest markets in the world. Shop for souvenirs, spices, jewelry, and traditional crafts
  • Islamic Cairo: Wander through the historic streets of Islamic Cairo, where you can visit the Citadel of Saladin, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, and the Al-Azhar Mosque.
  • Coptic Cairo: Explore the Christian heritage of Cairo in the Coptic Quarter. Visit the Hanging Church, the Coptic Museum, and the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus.
  • Nile River Cruise: Enjoy a relaxing cruise on the Nile River, either during the day or in the evening, to take in scenic views of the city.
  • Al-Azhar Park: Relax in the beautifully landscaped Al-Azhar Park, offering stunning views of historic Cairo and a peaceful retreat from the bustling city.
  • Attend a Sound and Light Show: Witness the Pyramids of Giza illuminated at night during a mesmerizing Sound and Light Show. Learn about ancient Egyptian history and mythology through multimedia presentations.
  • Visit the Salah El-Din Citadel: Explore the historic citadel, which houses several museums, including the Military Museum and the Police Museum, in addition to the Mosque of Muhammad Ali.
  • Take a Stroll along the Nile Corniche: Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Nile Corniche, especially in the evening when the city lights up. There are cafes and restaurants along the riverbank to relax and enjoy the view.
  • Egyptian Opera House: Check the schedule for performances at the Cairo Opera House, which hosts a variety of cultural events, including music, dance, and theater.
  • Taste Egyptian Cuisine: Sample local dishes such as koshari, falafel, and various kebabs. Don't forget to try traditional desserts like baklava and kunafa.
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Cairo Activities