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Cairo Map, Egypt

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Cairo Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Cairo with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Cairo useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Cairo!

Cairo Travel Guide

Al - Qahirah means subduer in Egyptian Arabic which actually means the Victorious. This name is said to be taken from the name of planet Mars. Planet Mars is called as Ares in Greek and was said to be related to destruction. Mars was officially called as Al Najm Al Qahir in those days and hence Al - Qahirah got its name. read more

Cairo Sightseeing

The famous pyramids of Giza are just a few hours ride away. However, Cairo has established a uniques historical, cultural and modern sites of it's own, so that you would not have to leave the city if in search fro a perfect backdrop for your photographs. The Egyptian Museum on Mindan Tahrir shows the renowned collection of Egyptian artifacts. The Al-Azhar mosque is a chance to view one of the pillars of the Islamic... read more

Cairo History

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. During the Umayyad period, Fustat became a regional center of Islam. It was also the place where the Umayyad ruler, Marwan II, made his last stand against the Abbasids.  In 1250, the slave soldiers or Mamluks invaded, held Egypt and ruled from their capital at... read more

Cairo Nightlife

However, for the more conservative tourists, there are also perfect restaurant that would suit anybody’s palate serving international cuisine from the Western countries, Asia, Europe, Middle East or local Egyptian cuisine. After eight is one of the famous nightclubs with regular belly dancing sessions. Here, you have the option to eat, drink and enjoy the club music or watch  belly dancing shows that come at a... read more

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