Cairo Sightseeing | Must see attractions in Cairo
Cairo is the mother of all cities. The 1000 year old city offers a lot to visit. Many vacationers fly direct to Cairo and spend their vacation in Cairo. Cairo is a great fantastic city in the east has its own charm and the Cairo sights are innumerable.
Cairo is a unique blend of Pharaonic, Islamic and Coptic heritage. Cairo is the country’s political, cultural and economic center. The oriental metropolis on the Nile is the largest city in all of Africa.
Here are the most important travel tips to enjoy a great vacation in Cairo!
Top 10 Attractions in Cairo
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the most important Cairo sights and guests who spend their vacation in Cairo should not miss a visit to the Egyptian Museum.
The ancient Egyptian museum:
Construction began in 1897. After the opening in 1902, around 50,000 exhibits were on display in the Egyptian Museum. With more than 150,000 artifacts, it is now home to the largest collection of ancient Egyptian art.
The Great Egyptian Museum in Giza:
The great museum is known as the fourth pyramid of Egypt and is one of the most important Cairo sights.
Facts about the New Museum in Giza:
- It is the largest museum in the world showing Egyptian civilization and pharaonic antiquities and attracts 5 million visitors annually.
- The Great Egyptian Museum was built on an area of 117 hectares in Giza for more than a billion dollars.
- The Great Egyptian Museum contains thousands of artifacts from ancient Egypt.
- The Great Egyptian Museum is showing for the first time more than 5,000 artifacts from the tomb of King Tutankhamun.
- The Great Egyptian Museum is home to the world’s first hanging obelisk.
- The Great Egyptian Museum supports the preservation of Egyptian cultural heritage and the promotion of the Egyptian tourism sector.
Top 10 Most Popular Tours to Visit Cairo:
Cairo, city of culture, city of history. If you have visited Egypt and not visited Cairo then you have not been to Egypt.
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