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Cairo tours package

August 20, 2021by Egypt Eye Tour0

 

 Cairo is the capital city of Egypt, it contains a lot of tourist attractions, which tourists come every year to visit. Its monuments represent Egyptian civilization. In this article, I will tell you about the most popular places which tourists prefer to visit.

The top 10 places which tourists prefer to visit in Cairo.

1- Pyramids of Giza:

 Pyramids of Giza is regarded as the most popular tourist destination ever, it is located in a desert place called” The Giza plateau”. The great pyramid, which is called Khofo, is one of the seven wonders of the world.it was built to be a tomb for the king and his wives. There are another two pyramids, khafre, and mankara, which were also built to be a tomb for these kings. The sphinx, it’s a sculpture of a legendary creature, which has the body of a lion and the head of a human being.  Tourists didn’t just come for entertainment, but they came to have a great inspiration especially for artists who come to see these wonderful buildings which have not changed since they were built. Riding camels and horses are the most popular entertainment ways which tourists love to do in pyramids. They also like to take funny pictures with the pyramids, sphinx, and Egyptian people. They also can buy different types of souvenirs from the bazaar. You can visit the Museum of the Sun Ship, where the sound and the light party are held. The tickets to visit pyramids are affordable, it is about 15$.A great experience to explore the splendor of the Egyptian civilization.

Giza Pyramids
Giza Pyramids

 

2- Cairo tower:

Cairo Tower is the tallest tower in Egypt, it’s about 39 meters higher than the Great pyramid.it looks like the Egyptian lotus flower, its unique way of building make it one of the most tourist attractions in whole Cairo. Tourists go there to see how beautiful Egypt is from that high place. Some tourists prefer to go there at night to see the stars in the clear sky. The scene of sunrise and sunset from the tower is different from any other place. You can also have lunch in the tower’s famous restaurant. It presents plenty of kinds of western and northern dishes. For your safety make sure that you wear your mask.

cairo

3- Al Azhar park:

One of the biggest parks in Egypt, and one of the most stunning parks in the world, it is known for its evergreen grasses, trees, and colorful flowers. Tourists go there to enjoy the fresh air and the good flower perfume, you can also visit the majestic and sharmest doors of the park, there you can know how people traded and traveled in the middle ages and saw the rare monuments there. One of the city’s gorgeous parks. People like to bring their families to go for a walk-in its evergreen grass. 

Al Azhar park
Al Azhar park

4-Al Azhar mosque:

One of the most Islamic places in Cairo, it is located next to houssin street. It is one of the city’s earliest mosques in the Fatemi era. Its finest architectural figures make it one of the most tourist attractions in Cairo. Its main gate is the Babers gate. It is located in the northern part of the building. When you enter from the get you will reach the central yard, then you will reach the prayer hall, but you should leave your shoes out and go in the mosque to the unique painting and inscriptions. Visiting this mosque allows you to explore one of the most important Islamic monuments.

Al Azhar mosque
Al Azhar mosque

5- khan El Khalil:

Khan el-Khalili is one of the oldest streets in Egypt, and one of the world’s great handmade shopping markets. It contains different kinds of souvenirs and handcrafted works. There you can buy a small sculpture of pyramids, sphinx, Pharaoh’s staffs, and handmade clothes. It also contains unique antiques and gorgeous lampshades which are made with a lot of love. A great experience to explore the beauty of Egyptian handmade works. There you will explore the kindness of the Egyptian people.

Khan El Khalili
Khan El Khalili

6- Salah El-Din AlAyobi Castel:

One of the most important castles in Egypt, it’s known for its unique architectural design, the ruler built it to protect Egypt from invaders.  If you look at this castle you will think it’s built last year but actually, it’s been built for 400years. Tourists go there to enjoy watching its beauty and take photos.

Salah El-Din AlAyobi Castel
Salah El-Din AlAyobi Castel

7- Mohamed Ali mosque:

 Mohammed Ali mosque is one of the finest mosques in Cairo, it’s known for its gorgeous roof which is full of different types of Chandelier, that what attracted a lot of people from all over the world This mosque shows ingenuity of the Muslim architects of this time. You can visit the mosque at any time, and its tickets are at an affordable price.

Mohamed Ali mosque
Mohamed Ali mosque

8- pyramids of Djoser:

 The pyramid of Djoser is a famous tourist destination in Egypt. It is the first pyramid built by ancient Egyptians, before building this pyramid people used to build it as terracing, so it is regarded as a turning point on the construction of funeral tombs. This pyramid is built to be a tomb for King Djoser, at the end of the pyramid there is a tomb called the south tomb it contains a lot of pharaonic inscriptions and paintings that explain Djoser’s wars and everything related to his tenure. So it’s a good chance for you to explore the first pyramid in Egyptian history.

pyramids of Djoser
pyramids of Djoser

9- Nile:

Egypt is the gift of the Nile. The Nile river is known for its tall and pure water, which attracts many tourists from all over the world. Tourists like to go on Nile trips to explore the beauty of the Nile, or watching sunrise and sunset. Some tourists like to walk in Cornish and eat candy cotton or traditional drinks like “Homos El sham”, and enjoy watching the stars in the pure sky.  Nile trips aren’t expensive, it is affordable for anyone. Don’t forget to try it.

Nile
Nile

10- the Egyptian museum:

The Egyptian Museum is the most famous museum in the world, as it contains a lot of Egyptian monuments and mummies, it contains everything discovered till now. Visiting this museum allows you to discover the life of ancient Egyptian people, culture, and civilization. After the last modifications to the museum, which contains the transportation of the Egyptian king and Queen Mummy, a lot of people from all over the world come to see this gorgeous place. If you are keen on old history it will be the best place for you to visit.

Egypt is the mother of all worlds, it has many awesome places worth visiting like the 10 places which we talk about in the first part of the article. Don’t forget to visit it and enjoy your vacation. 

Egyptian Museum
Egyptian Museum
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