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Cairo Reviews, Egypt

 
    's mapPlanning a trip to Cairo, Egypt? Unless it's not your first visit there, it's sure you have a ton of questions you want to ask about the whats, wheres and whos of Cairo. Well, you're in luck, because we have an incredibly helpful community of veteran travelers that often share their experiences in the locations they visit and we have a couple of these user-written reviews on Cairo as well. You can check them out below and remember, if you want additional information on Cairo or any other destination, feel free to ask our team about it or post a question in our forum section.

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Recent reviews for Cairo

What to know about Cairo - Apr 30, 2009, by cipristb
Cairo, the largest city in Africa, is the capital of Egypt, has a population approximated at 15 million and covers an area of 453 square km. It is situated in the border of the river Nil at 161 km from the Mediterranean Sea at the edge of... Read more »

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Cairo History

In 969 AD, The city was built as the royal enclosure for the Fatimid caliphs. However, their actual economic and administrative capital was in Fustat, which is in close proximity to Cairo. When the locals destroyed Fustat in 1168 as prevention for its capture by the Crusaders, the administrative capital of Egypt moved to Cairo. General Jawhar Al Sikilli rebuilt Cairo within four years to fit as the new settlement for the Fatimid, Calif Al Muizz to the new Capital of Fatimid in Egypt. Fustat was a new city built as a military garrison for Arab troops because it was the closest central location to Arabia, which was accessible to the Nile.... Read more »

 
 
Cheap flights to Cairo

Recent Cairo flights found by Travelgrove users

  • $760Etihad Airways flight Etihad Airways 
    FromToDepartureTime
    New York, NY (JFK)Cairo, EG (CAI)05/28/201703:00 pm
    Cairo, EG (CAI)New York, NY (JFK)06/06/201712:50 am
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  • $784Royal Jordanian Airlines flight Royal Jordanian Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Chicago, IL (ORD)Cairo, EG (CAI)09/06/201709:30 pm
    Cairo, EG (CAI)Chicago, IL (ORD)09/19/201706:10 am
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  • $828Thy Turkish Airlines flight Thy Turkish Airlines 
    FromToDepartureTime
    Washington DC, DC (IAD)Cairo, EG (CAI)05/28/201711:00 pm
    Cairo, EG (CAI)Washington DC, DC (IAD)06/06/201708:45 am
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