Palaces in Cairo



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Abdin Palace and Museum in Cairo

Abdin Palace and Museum in Cairo

The Palace and Museum of Abdin locates in Abdin Square nearby the Mosque of Abdin and close to Sharia El-Saliba. There was a palace with a beautiful garden in this area but Khedive Ismail demolished i

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El Manyal Palace and Museum in Cairo

El Manyal Palace and Museum in Cairo

El Manyal Palace was built early the 20th century as a residence for Prince Mohammed Ali Tawgik. It lies in El Roda Islanc on the eastern side of the Nile River. The palace stands in a garden enclosur

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Muhammad Ali Palace in Shubra El Kheima

Muhammad Ali Palace in Shubra El Kheima

The Palace of Muhammad Ali locates in Shubra El-Kheima next to the Faculty of Agriculture there. For visiting this palace, one can easily take the metro rather than a taxi. The palace was established

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Musafirkhana Palace

Musafirkhana Palace

The Musafirkhana Palace locates in Bab El-Nasr Street next to the Mosque of Mahmud Muharram . This palace was a part of a complex that comprises of a mosque, Tekiya, and palace that was erected by the

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Palace of Emir Qawsun in Cairo

Palace of Emir Qawsun in Cairo

The Palace of Qawsun lies in Sharia Manakh El-Waqf close to the Complex of Sultan Hasan . This palace was originally constructed by Emir Qawsun who was the husband of Sultan Hasan's daughter and he se

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Palace of El-Ablaq

Palace of El-Ablaq

The remains Qasr El-Ablaq lies opposite to the Mosque of El-Nasir Mohammad in Salah Salem Street. This palace was erected by Ashraf El-Khalil who died before finishing it and its construction complete

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Palace of Alin Aq

Palace of Alin Aq

The Palace of Alin aq lies in El Darb El Ahmar region in the north side of Bab El-Wazir Street. It locates nearby the Complex of Khayrbak and the remains of the Bahri Residence. The Monument was estab

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Palace of Emir Taz

Palace of Emir Taz

The Palace of Emir Taz appear in El-Seyufia Street. This palace was erected by Emir Taz who was one of Sultan El-Nasir Muhammad Mamluks and who was appointed later on as the Grand Dawadar. He became o

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Qaa of Muhibb El-Din El-Muwaqqi

Qaa of Muhibb El-Din El-Muwaqqi

The Qaa of Muhibb El-Din El-Muwaqqi situates in Bait El-Qadi Street next to the Mausoleum of Qalawun . In the period from 1730 to 1736 the house was inhabited by Emir Uthman Katkhuda El-Qazdughly who

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Sakakini Palace

Sakakini Palace

The Sakakini Palace locates in El-Sakakini Square next to the Mosque of Baybars I . This palace was established by Henry El-Sakakini Pasha who came to Egypt at the age of 16 and worked hard until he m

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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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