Cairo & Giza Pyramid

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Cairo & Giza Pyramid, photo by Ricardo Liberato
Cairo & Giza Pyramid (photo by Ricardo Liberato)
 

Cairo, located on the Nile River, is the capital and largest city of Egypt, and one of the largest in Africa.

It is home to historic district, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as well as the Egyptian Museum, the premier center to see ancient art and monuments.

Within a short distance from central Cairo lies two of its most significant landmarks — the Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
 
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Arabia Hotel

Located on Roda Nile Island in the heart of Cairo, Arabia Hotel offers spacious accommodation. Most rooms offer views of the Nile and some are equipped with a balcony. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$37 - $119

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Cairo City Center Hostel

Situated in Cairo’s city centre, this hostel offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. It has a 24-hour front desk and an elevator. Sadat Metro Station is a 7-minute walk away, and links to the Giza district. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$13 - $65

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Monte Cairo Serviced Apartments

Set on the upper part of Cairo’s Mokattam Hills, this apartment complex features an outdoor pool and a number of wellness facilities. All air-conditioned units have free Wi-Fi access. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$29 - $90

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Cairo Kingdom Hostel

Featuring a rooftop terrace overlooking the city, Cairo Kingdom Hostel offers simply furnished accommodation with free Wi-Fi. Various shopping outlets are available in downtown, just a 5-minute walk away. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$18

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Select Hostel

Select Hotel is situated next to Talaat Harb Street, a 10-minute walk from the Egyptian Museum. It provides affordable accommodation with en suite bathrooms and air conditioning. All rooms are comfortably furnished and bright, with clean bathrooms. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20 - $37

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Horizon Shahrazad Hotel

Horizon Shahrazad Hotel

Hosting a central location in Cairo, this hotel is located by the Nile bank and has an impressive view of the river and Cairo Tower. Free WiFi is available in all areas. Horizon Shahrazad Hotel provides services for your immediate convenience. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$45

$45-
Three-Bedroom Apartment at El Mesaha Street

Three-Bedroom Apartment at El Mesaha Street

Three Bedroom Furnished Apartment at El Mesaha Street is a self-catering accommodation located in Cairo. FreeWiFi access is available. The property is 3.0 km km from The Egyptian Museum and 5 km from Khan Al Khalili. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$45

$45-
Armed Force Zamalek Hotel

Armed Force Zamalek Hotel

Offering a terrace and sauna, Armed Force Zamalek Hotel is situated in the Zamalek district in Cairo. There is a restaurant and guests can have fun at the bowling alley. Private parking is available on site. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$46

$46-
Horus House Hotel Zamalek

Horus House Hotel Zamalek

Just 2 km from Mit Okba and Al Zamalek Stadiums, Horus House offers air-conditioned rooms with LCD TV and free Wi-Fi. Buffet breakfast, an outdoor terrace and ticket service are available. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$48 - $67

$48-
Charming Three-Bedroom Apartment at Abdelkhalek Sarwat Street

Charming Three-Bedroom Apartment at Abdelkhalek Sarwat Street

Three Bedroom Apartment in Abdel Khalek Sarwat Street is a self-catering accommodation located in Cairo. FreeWiFi access is available in all areas. The property is 1 km from The Egyptian Museum and 1.4 km from Khan Al Khalili. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$49

$49-
Two-Bedroom Apartment at Mohamed Farid Street

Two-Bedroom Apartment at Mohamed Farid Street

Situated next to Metro Station Mohammed Farid, Two Bedroom Furnished Apartment in Mohamed Farid Street Downtown is a self-catering accommodation located in Cairo. It offers free WiFi in all areas. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$50

$50-
Cairo Khan Hotel

Cairo Khan Hotel

Khan Hotel is in the centre of Cairo, 13 km from the Pyramids. It features a state-of-the-art health club, a restaurant with panoramic views and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Average score from 10 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$55 - $81

$55-
Hunter Dokki Two-Bedroom Apartment

Hunter Dokki Two-Bedroom Apartment

Set in Cairo, this air-conditioned apartment features a terrace. The property boasts views of the city and is 600 metres from Ethiopia Embassy. Free WiFi is featured throughout the property. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels is provided. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$55

$55-
Barcelo Cairo Pyramids Hotel

Barcelo Cairo Pyramids Hotel

Just a 5-minute drive from the Great Pyramid of Giza and a short distance from Cairo's city centre, this trendy hotel offers spacious and contemporary rooms. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$59 - $223

$59-
Golden Tulip Hotel Flamenco Cairo

Golden Tulip Hotel Flamenco Cairo

Overlooking the Nile River, this hotel is located on a tranquil tree-lined street in the commercial centre of Zamalek Island. It offers spacious rooms and has a restaurant that serves Spanish cuisine. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$59 - $160

$59-
Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo

Steigenberger Hotel El Tahrir Cairo

Situated in Cairo in the Cairo Governate Region, 200 metres from The Egyptian Museum, Steigenberger El Tahrir features an outdoor pool and sauna. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$60

$60-
Mohandesen

Mohandesen

Mohandesen offers pet-friendly accommodation in Cairo, 2.1 km from Ag Museum and 2.1 km from Dutch NL Embassy. The apartment is 2.5 km from Ethiopia Embassy. The kitchen is equipped with an oven and a microwave. A flat-screen TV is offered. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$60

$60-
Pyramisa Suites Hotel Cairo

Pyramisa Suites Hotel Cairo

Located in the Dokki district of central Cairo, Pyramisa Suites Hotel offers rooms with Nile River or city views. It has a full service spa and 2 outdoor pools. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$65 - $279

$65-
Three-Bedroom Apartment at Garden City

Three-Bedroom Apartment at Garden City

Set 300 metres from Sudan Embassy in Cairo, this apartment features free WiFi and a terrace. Three-Bedroom Apartment at Garden City features views of the river and is 900 metres from AUC Main Campus. There is a seating area and a kitchen. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$67

$67-
Safir Hotel Cairo

Safir Hotel Cairo

A 10-minute walk from the Nile River embankment, Safir hotel in Cairo’s city centre offers luxurious rooms with balconies. It features an outdoor pool, gym and free Wi-Fi in public areas. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$67 - $340

$67-
Dreaming Two-Bedroom Apartment Kasr El Nil

Dreaming Two-Bedroom Apartment Kasr El Nil

Set 300 metres from Cairo Museum in Cairo, this air-conditioned apartment features a terrace with garden views. Guests benefit from balcony. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$69

$69-
Alamal Apartment

Alamal Apartment

Located 900 metres from Sayeda Zeinab in Cairo, this air-conditioned apartment features free WiFi. The apartment is 1 km from Sudan Embassy. Private parking is available on site. An oven and a microwave can be found in the kitchen. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$70

$70-

Highlighted Interests:

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Cultural
Historic Landmarks
Cairo is famous for own history, seen preserved in the medieval Islamic city and Coptic sites in Old Cairo that has made it a World Heritage Site. Tucked away amid the modern urban area of Cairo lies one of the world's oldest Islamic cities, with its famous mosques, madrasas, hammams and fountains. Founded in the 10th century, it became the new centre of the Islamic world, reaching its golden age in the 14th century. The two primary parts of town to see this history are:

Islamic Cairo. The center of historic Cairo, located east of downtown; contains the Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Khan el Khalili (the main bazaar or souq), historic mosques and medieval architecture, as well as some of Cairo's turkish baths.

Old Cairo. Located south of downtown, includes Coptic Cairo, Fustat (Cairo's historical kernel) and Rhoda Island.
Combination
Archeological Sites
No trip to Cairo would be complete without a visit to the Giza Pyramids, and to the nearby Saqqara Pyramid Complex, where visitors will see Egypt's first step pyramid built by the architect Imhotep for the third dynasty pharaoh Djoser. Giza is located west of the Egyptian capital Cairo -- a city in its own right, but for a long time now absorbed as part of the heavily-populated and sprawling Cairo metropolis.

Giza is best known as the access point to the Pyramids of Giza. The three main Pyramids of Giza are the focal point of the Giza necropolis, or cemetery, that served the elite of the Old Kingdom capital of Egypt at nearby Memphisduring the mid to late 4th Dynasty (late 3rd millennium BCE). Three pharaohs were buried here in turn - Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure - their astounding burials attracted a number of surrounding associated burials of their queens, family members and nobility.

Also located here is Sphinx and the Temple of the Sphinx - the colossal, recumbent human-headed lion was conceived of by the ancient Egyptians as the sun god Re-Horakhty - "Horus of the horizon".
Other Interests:
Cultural
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Museums
Islamic Landmarks
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Boat Tours
Parks, Gardens, Zoos
Scenic Local Market
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