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 numbers such as the 7th district, the 10th district and so. On its land there are numerous important structures including: the Unknown Soldier Memorial, Cairo International Stadium, and Cairo International Conference Center.The Fair Ground in Nasr City is one of the important areas in the city where most of the important fairs in Egypt is held. Cairo International Book Fair is oneof the important events that take place in the city in January and February of every year and attracts many visitors to the city whether Egyptians or Arabs. Nasr City is regarded as an important commercial center enclosing a large number of fabulous shopping centers and malls widely visited by upper middle and upper class members.
Most of Nasr City malls are renowned for enclosing a wide range of means of entertainment and services for visitors. It encompasses cinema Houses, restaurants serving delicious fast food meals and shops displaying fashionable clothes and leather wear with affordable prices. On top of malls in Nasr City are City Stars, Genena Mall, and Tiba Mall and many other malls and all of them open for about 13 hour daily and this makes shopping at night preferable activity for the inhabitants of the city especially at summer.