Things to see in Cairo
What to see in Cairo, the vibrant capital of Egypt
El Cairo es la ciudad más estimulante de Egipto, bulliciosa y sorprendente a partes iguales. La capital egipcia tiene tanto que ofrecer que querrás volver una y otra vez.
Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World
Being able to see the Pyramids of Giza is a very good reason to travel to Cairo. Plan your visit to one of the “Seven Wonders of the Ancient World”.
The Great Sphinx: the faithful guardian of the pharaohs
The Great Sphinx of Giza, an essential place to visit from Cairo, is an enigma shrouded in mystery that does not disappoint.
The Red Pyramid: a visit to the tomb of Snefru
The Red Pyramid is the largest pyramid in the necropolis of Dahshur, and is believed to have been the third pyramid built in Egypt. It was constructed as the final resting place of the pharaoh Snefru.
Al-Azhar Mosque: a symbol of Islamist culture in Egypt
The Al-Azhar Mosque is a key institution in Egypt’s history since it houses the oldest Islamic university in the world. Go there!
Ibn Tulun Mosque: a jewel of the Islamic Cairo
Located in the heart of Historic Cairo, this grand mosque is one of the oldest and best preserved Islamic jewels anywhere in the Egyptian capital.
Citadel of Saladin: Cairo’s grand medieval fortress
Besides its great monuments to the Pharaohs, this imposing medieval fortress is one of the must-see monuments in the Egyptian capital.
The step pyramid of Zoser: the original pyramid
Discover one of the most important burial grounds of legendary Memphis, and the oldest monument in the world built entirely from stone.
The City of the Dead, a living cemetery
Between 500 thousand and a million people live in Cairo’s City of the Dead, a place where past and present merge.
Tahrir Square, the heart of Cairo and the hub of the 2011 revolution
What you can see and eat and where to stay in Tahrir Square, the Egyptian capital’s main public space.