The Great Pyramids of Giza
The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in Egypt. It was built 2560 BC, the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact.
Distance: 20 km
The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization
NMEC is the first of its kind in Egypt and the Arab world displaying a collection of 50,000 artifacts, presenting the Egyptian civilization from prehistoric times to the present day including the royal mummies, which are displayed in a new interactive manner using 21st century cutting-edge technology.
Distance: 6.6 km
Grand Egyptian Museum
The new crown of Egypt; designed to be one of the largest, most modern and renowned museums in the world. The GEM is located outside of Cairo on the Giza Plateau (and next door to the Pyramids).
Distance: 17 km
Al-Zaher Baybars Al-Bondokdari Mosque
A hidden gem located in Al-Zahir Square in Cairo that was originally constructed in year 665 AH / 1267 AD. The mosque recently was restored after parts of it was demolished and opened its doors for public once again.
Distance: 4.6 km
Museum of Islamic Art
One of the greatest museums in the world featuring an exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artefacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass, crystal, and textile objects of all periods, from all over the Islamic world.
Distance: 3.6 km
Manial Palace Museum
One of the most beautiful and important historical museum in Egypt exhibiting an important period in the history of modern Egypt and is characterized by its unique and enchanting architectural design.
Distance: 3.6 km
El Moez Street in Old Cairo
An enchanting pedestrian street, and to quote the UN, it has “the greatest concentration of medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world”. A must visit while you are in Cairo.
Distance: 4 km
Cairo Opera House
The Cairo Opera House, is part of Cairo's National Cultural Center, is the main performing arts venue in the Egyptian capital. Home to most of Egypt's finest musical groups.
Citadel of Salah El Din and Mosque of Muhammad Ali
Set on a hill in the middle of Cairo, the Citadel of Saladin is one of the most iconic monuments in Islamic Cairo, and among the most impressive defensive fortresses dating to the middle Ages. The Citadel’s sprawling grounds encompass numerous museums and historic mosques.
Distance: 7.2 km
The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum is home to an extensive collection of antiquities. Its120, 000 items include the house of the Golden Mask of Tutankhamun.
Centered on the old walled city and the Citadel of Saladin, Cairo’s historic quarter is a must-see for all visitors to the capital. Home to many ancient mosques, madrassas and caravanserai, including Al Azhar, one of the city’s first mosques, the old city is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site and provides a fascinating immersion into Cairo storied past.
Distance: 5.2 km
Settled since the 6th century BCE, the city’s Coptic quarter is home to many important churches and historic buildings, including the Roman-era Babylon Fortress and the third-century Hanging Church. The Coptic Museum is home to more than 15,000 pieces from ancient Byzantine, Ottoman and Greek cultures.
Distance: 6.2 km