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1 week ago
“Great view of the city”
Sep 19, 2016
“Amazing view!”
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The highest place in Cairo where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city specially before sunset, where you can enjoy a clear view specially at winter.

Thank mittle
Reviewed September 19, 2016

We went there on 2012.....the place is peacful and quiet away from crowding where you can enjoy amazing view specially at night ...you can also take some special photos....but you need car to reach there..

Thank menna83
Reviewed March 30, 2016

This spot is perfect to enjoy a breathtaking view over Cairo. We came by night and it was stunning. A relaxed hangout there is definitely recommended at this insider tip. There are no costs but the place can only be reached by car. Parking is...More

Thank janaf90
Reviewed January 17, 2016

For thousands of years Mokkatom has been a garbage dump, primarily housing Coptic Christians who act as garbage collectors for the city. The infrastructure is poor, the people are poor, but the culture is vibrant & beautiful. One of Africa's largest churches is in the...More

Thank Glacepp
Reviewed June 29, 2015

I visited a monastery on the top of the mountain many years ago. It was nice to come back and take in the view over the whole of Cairo again. On a good day you can see the pyramids at Giza in the distance and...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed February 9, 2015

So peaceful and quiet,perhaps the only quiet place you can find in the capital. The view from the top is amazing, all the small lights under your feet.

Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed October 8, 2014

It is very interesting to be visited and try the plateau of Cairo, Giza from the top of mountains ...

Thank AMohsen
Reviewed June 29, 2014

The winding drive when taken slowly, gives the illusion of great height. Located east of the city, via the Salah Salem, Mokattam Mountain is held in high esteem. However many would consider it a hill, or like myself, a sand dune. It is claimed to...More

1  Thank Michelerose_12
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