Cairo Sights and Landmarks Guide, Egypt
Cairo is a destination where the choices of sights you can visit are endless. In fact, it has been featured in various international programs including the famed Amazing Race. Tourism is one viable form of business in Egypt because of the steady influence of guests that visits the city ever year. The best thing, accommodations in this famous city are never hard to find owing to a number of first-class hotels and affordable villas that are perfectly placed all over the city. Likewise, food choices are abound, ranging from affordable to luxurious representing different cuisines from all over the world.
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 religion that houses the oldest university in the world. The Citadel, which s a grand castle built by Salah Al-Din, is still standing as before with parts of the ancient water pipes of Majra Al-Oyouon that was once used to supply water to the whole citadel from the Nile River. The Ibn Tulun mosque is the oldest and probably the most beautiful mosque on this side of Africa. Lastly, as a testament to the unity of both Christians and Arab citizen, the Hanging Church or the Church of the Virgin Mary is found prominently in the city. For a chance to traverse on the longest river of the world, one may ride the felucca for ride along the Nile River while relaxing and watching the stars in Cairo.
While the Zoo and the Cairo Botanical Gardens keep you in touch with nature. The Culture Wheel is the largest independent cultural center in Cairo that offers different types of concerts every night. The Gezira Club is home for the best horse-riding adventure.
Truly, Cairo is on a top on the African list of amazing destinations. Therefore, whether you are in town for a business trip or for pure unadulterated fun, take time to enjoy the city because it will be one of your most unforgettable chances of your whole life that is truly hard to miss.
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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 the desert. Before the building of our days metropolis n...
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