9 of the Absolute Best Places to Visit in Cairo

Egypt, Cairo Guide (B): 9 of the Absolute Best Places to Visit in Cairo

It may surprise you to know that there are plenty of fascinating places to visit in Cairo that aren’t just the Pyramids Necropolis in Giza.

Giza is just one small part of this incredible, bustling capital and it would be a shame to leave without experiencing more of the surprises it has to offer you.

You can go temple hopping, shop in one of the oldest markets in Egypt and even find a natural oasis in this industrial metropolis.

A lot of people told me I would hate Cairo, but actually I fell in love with it! Yes, it’s polluted, a little dirty and chaotic but I’m never one to back away from a challenge. I live for culture shocks, crave them even, so this was just up my street.

Welcome to Cairo, let me show you around! These are the absolute best places to visit in Cairo that you don’t want to miss…

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Guide Name: 9 of the Absolute Best Places to Visit in Cairo
Guide Location: Egypt » Cairo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Pyramids Necropolis   Panorama Pyramids Inn   Pyramid Village Inn   Marriott Mena House Cairo   Great Sphinx   Great Pyramid   Cairo Citadel of Saladin   Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha   Khan El-Khalili Market Place   Jordi   Khan El Khalili Restaurant & Mahfouz Coffee shop   The Egyptian Museum   Cairo Tower   Zabbaleen Cave Church   Al-Azhar Park   City of the Dead   mosque of Ibn-Tulun   Pharaonic village   Coptic Museum   Hanging Church   Abdeen Palace  
Author: Sophie Pearce
Read it on author's website: https://thirdeyetraveller.com/best-places-to-visit-in-cairo/

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