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Ranked #31 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites

The Mosque of al-Rifai was founded in 1819 and never finished until 1912.  The interior is furnished with many splendid tombs including those of King Farouk, and the last Shah of... more »

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Ranked #32 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers
Owner description: At a height of 600 feet, this tower offers magnificent views of the entire city and monuments from its revolving rooftop... more » Owner description: At a height of 600 feet, this tower offers magnificent views of the entire city and monuments from its revolving rooftop restaurant and bar. « less
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Ranked #33 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Cairo's main street which recently became pedestrian only is filled with historic sites.
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Ranked #34 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Monuments/ Statues

This impressive monument weighing eighty tons was carved to honor an unknown Pharaoh during the 18th Dynasty.  Made of calcite, a type of alabaster, the sphinx is 26 feet long and... more »

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Ranked #35 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins

The Pyramid of Menkaure (Mycerinus in Greek) is the last great pyramid to built on the Giza Plateau. Smaller than the other two, a 12th century Cairo Sultan tried to dismantle... more »

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Ranked #36 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Performances
Owner description: Sound and light show shuttle bus at the pyramids is a service we provide to our customer a special and safe transportation... more » Owner description: Sound and light show shuttle bus at the pyramids is a service we provide to our customer a special and safe transportation method to attend our show from your hotel in Cairo. « less
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Ranked #37 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: History Museums; Art Museums
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Ranked #38 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Dams
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Ranked #39 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins

Memphis was the ancient capital of Egypt during the Middle Kingdom.  It is believed that the Nile at one time flowed closer to this site, but changed its course, making a move to... more »

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Ranked #40 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Historic Sites
Al-Fayoum is Egypt's largest oasis. The oasis is about 100km (62 miles) southwest of Cairo.
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Ranked #41 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #42 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Originally built in 684 AD by the wealthy scribe Athanasius, this religious site is known for its beautiful Qaa el-Arsan... more » Owner description: Originally built in 684 AD by the wealthy scribe Athanasius, this religious site is known for its beautiful Qaa el-Arsan (wedding chamber) that dates from the 4th century. « less
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Ranked #43 of 156 attractions in Cairo
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Ranked #44 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: First built by the Persians in the sixth century B.C., this fortress contains several Christian churches built into or on its... more » Owner description: First built by the Persians in the sixth century B.C., this fortress contains several Christian churches built into or on its walls including the El-Muallaqa (the Hanging Church) and the Greek Church of St. George. « less
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Ranked #45 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins
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Ranked #46 of 156 attractions in Cairo
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Ranked #47 of 156 attractions in Cairo
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Ranked #48 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Owner description: In Business since 2004, Star Shine Tours is a full service tour company providing unbeatable service in tourism for those... more » Owner description: In Business since 2004, Star Shine Tours is a full service tour company providing unbeatable service in tourism for those looking to explore the many wonders that Egypt has to offer. We are currently the number one company in Egypt offering tours to Egypt in the Asian market and are currently expanding to explore other markets beyond the borders of Asia. Our past success and determination to become a world-class tourism company, has allowed us this opportunity to expand and we would like to extend an invitation to you to join us in this mission.We are currently able to offer some of the best travel packages in Egypt ranging from 3-star travel packages to 5-star in order to meet every customers budgetary needs. We arrange large tours as well as private tours to all locations in Egypt and the surrounding areas including full board tour packages, Nile Cruises, Day tours, Shore Excursions, flights and hotels. Our goal is to ensure that every person is met with the hospitality that Egypt is known for and receives the best service possible throughout their stay in Egypt. Their safety and security are of primary concern and we take all necessary precautions to ensure their stay with us is comfortable and hassle free. Sincerely,mohammed thabet tourism manger « less
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Ranked #49 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Neighborhoods

Heliopolis One of the most attractive and pleasant areas of Cairo         Photos: Baghdad Street, Korba - Heliopolis         Heliopolis is a suburb of Cairo, close to the Airport... more »

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Ranked #50 of 156 attractions in Cairo
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Ranked #51 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #52 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins
Located in Zoser’s funerary complex at Saqqara, this ancient burial chamber was for mummified bulls.
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Ranked #53 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins

Unas was the last king of the 5th Dynasty.  His crumbling pyramid contains a chamber with heiroglyphic text from floor to ceiling which is now closed to visitors.  Ruins of his... more »

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Ranked #54 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #55 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Factory Tours
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Ranked #56 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Valleys
Owner description: Located only 15 minutes from the Cairo suburb of Maadi, this rugged valley contains a wide variety of animal life including... more » Owner description: Located only 15 minutes from the Cairo suburb of Maadi, this rugged valley contains a wide variety of animal life including deer, hares, red foxes, reptiles, Egyptian turtles, twelve species of resident and migrant birds and 64 kinds of plants. « less
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Ranked #57 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Dating back to the 6th Dynasty (2323-2150 BC), this is the largeset tomb complex in Saqqara housing the remains of Mereruka... more » Owner description: Dating back to the 6th Dynasty (2323-2150 BC), this is the largeset tomb complex in Saqqara housing the remains of Mereruka (vizier to King Teti I), magnificent wall paintings, a stone ring for tethering sacrificial animals and a life-size statue of Mereruka walking forward from a false door. « less
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Ranked #58 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: This complex consists of four (of the original fifteen) pyramids from the 5th Dynasty: the pyramids of Neferefre,... more » Owner description: This complex consists of four (of the original fifteen) pyramids from the 5th Dynasty: the pyramids of Neferefre, Neferirkare, Niuserre and Sahure. « less
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Ranked #59 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites
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Ranked #60 of 156 attractions in Cairo
Category: Golf Courses
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