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Downtown Cairo Half-Day Tour with Egyptian Dinner
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Private Guided Night Tour of Cairo
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This island is located in the Nile River between downtown Cairo and Giza, and is characterized by upscale hotels, restaurants and pleasant gardens.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“art galleries” (7 reviews)
“nile river” (18 reviews)
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Cairo, Egypt
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"art galleries"
in 7 reviews
"nile river"
in 18 reviews
"marriott hotel"
in 5 reviews
"interesting shops"
in 4 reviews
"opera house"
in 8 reviews
"walk around"
in 10 reviews
"garden city"
in 3 reviews
"cairo tower"
in 11 reviews
"tahrir square"
in 4 reviews
"embassies"
in 30 reviews
"zamelek"
in 4 reviews
"stroll"
in 11 reviews
"diplomatic"
in 7 reviews
"qasr"
in 3 reviews
"parks"
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"parts"
in 12 reviews
"wheel"
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Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Restaurants and shopping along with embassies and the usual Cairo traffic. Have spent a few days roaming the local streets, shopping and dining. Managed to pick up a fabulous leather jacket and rug for our house. Dined in several restaurants and visited cafes. Also purchase...More

Thank DLW112
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Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice hotels and quite safe area. Many restaurants and overall a good place to stay. Sofitel hotel is located there and highly recommended.

Thank Andres O
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

An old neighborhood of Cairo where you can find anything and everything like restaurants, nightclubs, shopping, bars, cinemas and there is a nice small church too. Only problem is traffics so better to visit in weekends especially the subway doesn't reach the area. Best thing...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

Very cosmopolitan vibe Zamalek has compared to other areas of the city. Such a variety of restaurants and shop. Driving can be a challenge so go on Friday or Saturday when it’s a little more quiet.

Thank Mooncake1969
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Reviewed January 7, 2018

Great location to stay to visit the key sites around Cairo. Many food and drink options. Can be pricey in comparison to other Cairo locations. Moving around due to the traffic was challenging.

Thank Farabi C
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Best place in Cairo to walk around. The Nile is surrounding from all sides . A lot of eating , sitting and shopping options everywhere.

Thank Bosha73
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Elite area of Cairo, it has the highest rent and the narrowest streets. Very good for walking on foot but hell for drivers. Lots of nice stores and restaurants. Best place for hanging out but hardly for living. Many people like it but I absolutely...More

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Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Lunch 🥗 or dinner, family or friends Carve is an excellent choice. One may chose from the very rich diversified menu . Whatever you crave they surely will deliver. Friendly staff and an excellent chef 👩‍🍳

Thank Samalout
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Reviewed December 6, 2017

Walked around Gezira Island following the river bank as much as possible. The banks of the Southern part of the island are all in private hands and fenced. So walking here is basically like walking through a parking lot. There is tight security here with...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

Stayed at one of the hotels on the island, which is in a nice area of Cairo. Close to many sites and shops.

Thank 888annl
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Kevin J
January 6, 2018|
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Response from minanabil77 | Reviewed this property |
there are so many cafes and restaurants don't worry
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