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First Impressions of Cairo

First Impressions of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt (B)

Land of the Pharaohs, the Great Pyramid of Giza and some of the most impressive ancient temples, everyone has dreamed at some point of visiting Egypt.

For my trip, I decided to join the Essential Egypt tour with Travel Talk Tours, a fascinating journey through time and one of the most incredible civilisations of the history of mankind. Here is an overview of my itinerary and my first impressions of the city of Cairo!

Visiting Egypt had been my dream for years. Now that the political situation in the country has stabilised after the Arab Spring, I felt that this was the right time to make my dream come true.

When I started organising my trip, I soon realised that the infrastructure in Egypt is just not good enough to organise a 9-day visit on your own relying on public transport. Additionally, with thousands of years of history and mythology that have changed the course of the world, visiting Egypt on your own without a guide that can explain the fascinating stories behind the constructions and temples that you’re seeing is just not worth it. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: First Impressions of Cairo
Guide Location: Egypt » Cairo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Alberto C.
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.arwtravels.com/blog/essential-egypt-9-days-arrival-first-impressions-of-cairo
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • The Oasis Hotel Pyramids
  • Tahrir Square
  • Mohamed Naguib Square
  • Opera Square
  • St. Joseph Catholic Cathedral
  • Khan el-Khalili bazaar
  • Al-Ashraf Mosque
  • Sultan Qalawun Complex
  • Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda
  • Mosque of al-Hakim
  • Bab al-Futuh

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