Historical Houses in Cairo



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House of Ahmed Katkhuda El Razzaz

House of Ahmed Katkhuda El Razzaz

The house of Ahmad Katkhuda El Razzaz lies in Suq El-Selah Street nearby the mosque of Sultan Shaban. The monument consists, in reality, of two houses: The first one's entrance is in Sharia El-Tebbana

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House of Ali Effendi Labib

House of Ali Effendi Labib

The House or Manzil of Ali Effendi Labib lies in the El Darb El Ahmar District exactly in Haret Darb El-Labbana nearby the mausoleum of Emir Akhur. At the end of this street, one can see the remains o

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House of El Harrawy

House of El Harrawy

The House of Abd El-Rahman El Harawi locates in Haret El-Einaba off El-Shaykh Mohamed Abdu Street next to the House-Waqf of Zaynab Khatun. It was erected by Ahmed Ibn Yusuf El Serafy who was one of th

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House of El Qadi ( Beit El Qadi)

House of El Qadi ( Beit El Qadi)

House of El Qadi locates in El Gamaleya Street neighboring a large number of Islamic constructions including Maqaad Emir Mamay El Seifi, and Moheb El Din Hall. The house dates back to the Mamluk perio

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House of El Seheimy

House of El Seheimy

Bayt El Seheimy or El Seheimy is one of the prominent houses in Cairo that dates back to the 18th century and is regarded as a perfect example for the style of decoration and designing at that time. I

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House of Gamal El Din El Dahaby

House of Gamal El Din El Dahaby

The House of Gamal El Din El Dahabi locates in Sharia Khushqadam off El Moez Ledin Allah Street nearby the mosque of El-Fakahani nearby El Darb El Ahmar District. It was established by Gamal El Din El

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House of Ibrahim Katkhuda El Sinnari

House of Ibrahim Katkhuda El Sinnari

The House of Ibrahim Katkhuda El Sinnary situates in one of the side streets nearby Sharia Port Said. It is one of the few remaining monuments in the area of Berket El-Fiel, since there were two other

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House of Sit Wasila

House of Sit Wasila

The House of Sit Wasila locates in one of the side streets extending from El Shaykh Mohammed Abdu Street and next to the House of El Harrawy . Some inscriptions on the Maqaad of the house highlight th

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House Waqf of Ibrahim Agha Mustahfizan

House Waqf of Ibrahim Agha Mustahfizan

The House and Waqf of Ibrahim Agha Mustahfizan lies in El Darb El Ahmar District between the Mosque of Khayrbak and the Mosque of Aqsunqur. Opposite to this building appears the remains of Rabe of Ibr

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House Waqf of Zaynab Khatun

House Waqf of Zaynab Khatun

The House and Waqf of Ibrahim Agha Mustahfizan lies in El Darb El Ahmar District between the Mosque of Khayrbak and the Mosque of Aqsunqur. Opposite to this building appears the remains of Rabe of Ibr

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Ribat of El-Qadi Yahya

Ribat of El-Qadi Yahya

The Ribat or hospice was a place established by the charitable wealthy people at that time to provide the poverty stricken people with food and shelter. By the end of the 15th century, the Zawiya took

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Cairo is one of the major shopping area in Egypt renowned for its huge markets and bazaars including Khan el-Khalili, Friday Market of Suq El Gomaa and others. Antiques, jewelry, spices, copper utensi

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Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza is a governorate in the center of Egypt on the west bank of the Nile. It forms with Cairo and El Qalyubeya Governorate what is known as Greater Cairo. El Giza Governorate covers about 27, 564 km

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Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo. Khanqah and Mausoleum of Emir Qawsun, Besides having the most ancient tombs in the world, Cairo hold a big collection of Tombs and Mausoleums of Kings, Sultans, and Princes of all

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Pyramids in Giza

Pyramids in Giza

Giza Plateau is the most important archaeological site in the world that locates on the western bank of the Nile River and few kilometers southward Cairo. It is one of the most admirable and most visi

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Museums in Cairo

Museums in Cairo

Cairo is a City rich in museums for all kinds of arts and themes. Egyptian Musum for Pharonic Art, Islamic Museum, Coptica Museum,  Solar Ship Museum Military Museum , Police Museum, Railway Museum ,

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Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Saqqara is a vast Ancient Egyptian necropolis in Giza Governorate of , about 18 km to the south of Giza City. The uniqueness of the site rests on its being the only necropolis in Egypt that includes t

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Mosques in Cairo

Mosques in Cairo

City of One Thousand Minarets;  this how people of Cairo call it, among many other nick name of their beloved city. Where ever you go, specially in the historical city you observe minarets of differe

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Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Not Only  Mosques, Sabil Kuttabs  (Fountains and Schools), Madrasas (Schools) or Bimarestans(Hospitals) are the most important islamic Monuments in Cairo , but also cairo have many other surprising

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Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Since the Pharaonic Era, Egyptians are renowned for their unique way for celebrating important events in their life. Due to the prominent position of Cairo as the capital of Egypt and the cultural cen

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Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in the city of the Nile River has a different taste and there are plenty of activities to do and places to visit including clubs, bars, and restaurants. Taking a Nile cruise especially at ni

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Before leaving, all the tourists prefer taking souvenirs for their friends from Egypt. Among the highly purchased souvenirs are the perfume bottles, handmade works such as baskets, tent making works

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Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Nasr City Nasr City is one of the major districts of Cairo covering about 250 km². It was erected in 1960 as an extension of Heliopolis City and consists of ten sub-districts known by their nu

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Parks in Cairo

Parks in Cairo

Though for the fiest impressions Cairo appears to be a city of cement, concrete  and ugly building, it has it charm, secret places and places to hide and search peace and nature. Tens of gardens and

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