Things to do in Cairo

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    Pyramids of Giza

    Pyramids of Giza

    Ranked #1 overall in Cairo things to do
    161 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryAdventureBackpackers

    truly an ancient wonder! The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It ...

  • 2
    Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

    Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

    Ranked #2 overall in Cairo things to do
    112 reviews
    Sights and Museums,History Museum
    Popular withHistoryFamiliesAdventure

    A great place to make a trip back in time. You'll need a guidebook and lots of time.

  • 3
    The Sphinx

    The Sphinx

    Ranked #3 overall in Cairo things to do
    73 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Outdoors,Monument
    Popular withHistoryAdventureFamilies

    The Sphinx was a lot smaller than I imagined, but no less wonderful. Most shocking however, it that is now looking at a KFC (and one that doesn't even know ...

  • 4
    Great Pyramid of Khufu

    Great Pyramid of Khufu

    Ranked #4 overall in Cairo things to do
    54 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Historic Site
    Popular withHistoryAdventureOutdoorsy

    Once inside you have to block out all frustration or negativity you may hold. Be at piece and your experience will be amazing!

  • 5
    Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

    Khan el-Khalili Bazaar

    Ranked #5 overall in Cairo things to do
    66 reviews
    Shopping,Outdoors,Flea Market
    Popular withAdventureHistoryFamilies

    Many Islamic buildings and shops here. It's really big area for your to buy the local stuff like shisha, perfume, spice, etc.

  • 6
    The Citadel

    The Citadel

    Ranked #6 overall in Cairo things to do
    31 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Shopping,Historic Site,Art Gallery
    Popular withHistoryAdventureSpiritual

    The Fortress of Saladin. Also the Alabaster Mosque

  • 7
    Al Azhar Park

    Al Azhar Park

    Ranked #7 overall in Cairo things to do
    27 reviews
    Outdoors,Park
    Popular withGreenOutdoorsyFamilies

    Cairo is a busy and trafficked city, and it may all get too much - luckily there's Al Azhar Park, a true green oasis in the city, with fountains, landscaped ...

  • 8
    Tahrir Square

    Tahrir Square

    Ranked #8 overall in Cairo things to do
    41 reviews
    Other,Sights and Museums,Other,Landmark
    Popular withAdventureHistoryNightlife

    Every time you cross Tahrir Square you're going to wonder how the ground isn't covered in human bodies. The entire thing is a gigantic honking traffic jam. An interesting thing ...

  • 9
    Islamic Cairo

    Islamic Cairo

    Ranked #9 overall in Cairo things to do
    22 reviews
    Sights and Museums,Historic Site
    Popular withAdventureHistoryBackpackers

    I want to love Islamic Cairo for the history and beautiful mosques. I really do. I just can't stand this area of town: tons of traffic, endless noise, sidewalks and ...

  • 10
    Cairo Tower

    Cairo Tower

    Ranked #10 overall in Cairo things to do
    26 reviews
    Sights and Museums
    Popular withFamiliesAdventureGreen

    Once visited the famous Cairo Tower you will fall in love with Cairo. Amazing view will keep your eyes widely opened and your heart beating quickly! Feel the smell of ...

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