Cairo Travel Guide
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Cairo Travel Guide
Where is Cairo?
You know you want to travel there and what you'd like to see, but do you know exactly where Cairo is? Keep reading to find out.
It's the national capital of Egypt. Additionally, it's about 9 miles to the south of Qalyub, a noteworthy city.
This part of Giza Governorate is home to around 7,700,000 people, some of whom will surely be willing to provide you with some excellent travel tips.
Places to Visit in Cairo
You wouldn't want to make your way to Cairo without checking out prominent attractions like the Egyptian Museum and the Museum of Islamic Art. These aren't for you? Well rest easy — you're flush with choice here. Some more noteworthy options include the Coptic Museum and Hanging Church.You never know what you'll find at Khan el-Khalili. Peruse the stalls for unique souvenirs or try some of the scrumptious local food. Like some more options? Like so many mosques all over the world, Sultan Hussan Mosque is a stunning house of worship where Muslims gather during prayer time to learn about Islam. But there's more! Kids will adore the legends that go along with Saladin Citadel. Find out if you can tour this impressive structure and learn a few things about its rich history.
Car Rentals in Cairo
Turn up the volume on your favorite tunes and discover Cairo from the freedom of your own set of wheels. You'll find some of the best value car rentals in Cairo on Orbitz.
If you're arriving via plane, it's easy to pick up your car from Cairo International Airport. Sixt is the vendor to look for.
Sitting 1 mile from the city center at Meridien Heliopolis is Avis. Stop by and they'll get you on the road in no time!
Where to stay in Cairo – Hotel Accommodation
With 157 hotels in Cairo
, the capital of Egypt, it might be tempting to leave things to the very last minute. But why wait? Book the finest room via Orbitz before anyone else does!The Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at First Residence
and the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo Nile Plaza
are some top options for people who'd like to spoil themselves. If you're more of an economical traveler, take a look at some of our cheaper alternatives. You'll have loads of change jangling around in your pockets if you book a room at the Zayed Hotel
or the Oasis Hotel Heliopolis
Nearest Airports to Cairo
If you're vacationing in Cairo, chances are your trip will begin at Cairo International Airport (CAI), which is 12 miles northeast of the downtown area. Once your plane has skidded to a halt, collect your suitcase and get going on your unforgettable adventure!
Popular Places to Visit Near Cairo
If you have seen the best of Cairo already, don't worry! Just 55 miles away is El Faiyum
, and you definitely won't be bored here. Hawara Pyramid should be high on your list. Governorate Building and Pyramids of El Fayoum are some more attractions that are worth your time. Bi'r Hukir
is another neighbouring destination located just 55 miles away. This place features the Deir el-Baramus, Deir al-Suryani and Deir el-Baramouse.
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