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Ranked #31 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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 #32 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks

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 #33 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks
This massive statue carved in limestone is more than 33 feet long and is located in the museum built to protect it.
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Ranked #34 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #35 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural
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 #36 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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 #37 of 144 attractions in Cairo
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Ranked #38 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum houses exhibits covering the activities and traditions in Cairo including village crafts, costumes, equipment and... more » Owner description: This museum houses exhibits covering the activities and traditions in Cairo including village crafts, costumes, equipment and other items of daily life. « less
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Ranked #39 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural

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 #40 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #41 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Dams; Landmarks
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Ranked #42 of 144 attractions in Cairo
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Ranked #43 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Cultural

No longer used for worship, the Ben Ezra Synagogue is the oldest Jewish synagogue in Cairo.  Legends link a rock inside a shrine here with Moses, but the building was actually... more »

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Ranked #44 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #45 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #46 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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 #47 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Neighborhoods; Cultural

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 #48 of 144 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 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #50 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
Located in Zoser’s funerary complex at Saqqara, this ancient burial chamber was for mummified bulls.
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Ranked #51 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Religious Sites; Cultural
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Ranked #52 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Formerly serving as a royal palace until the end of the monarchy in 1952, this history museum features a large collection of... more » Owner description: Formerly serving as a royal palace until the end of the monarchy in 1952, this history museum features a large collection of weapons and medals including knives, guns, cannons and an exhibit of medals. « less
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Ranked #53 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Historic Sites; Cultural

Wikala El-Ghouri, this feat of Islamic architecture is open to public during day time.  According to locals, this building used to be a caravansaray, a hotel for merchants... more »

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Ranked #54 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #55 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Museums
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Ranked #56 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Factory Tours; Museums
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Ranked #57 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Valleys; Outdoors
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 #58 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Cultural
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Ranked #59 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Ancient Ruins; Cultural
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Ranked #60 of 144 attractions in Cairo
Category: Museums
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