Cairo is the capital of Egypt. This charming city, whose streets tell the history of the people of Egypt and its ancient civilization, which affected mankind throughout the ages, became an open museum with pharaonic, Greek, Roman, Coptic and Islamic monuments.
In Cairo, you find Pharaonic Cairo, where the city of "Ain Shams currently", which is the oldest capitals in the ancient world, and in Cairo also find the Greek and Roman Cairo where the fortress of Babylon. In Cairo you find Coptic Cairo where the Hanging Church and the tree of Mary, As for Islamic Cairo in its unique architectural style, its features began to appear with the construction of Amr ibn El’aas mosque Salah al-din al-ayobi's citadel
As well, Cairo is one of the sunniest cities in the world. During the coldest month of the year (February), average high temperatures remain above 18 °C while average low temperatures remain above 11 °C.
Egyptian food is delicious and nowhere does it better than Cairo.
The variety of shopping Centers and the number of Historic places that can be visited in Cairo includes:
- Pyramids of Giza
The only one of the seven ancient wonders of the world still standing, the Pyramids of Giza and the nearby Sphinx.
- Egyptian Museum
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, is home to the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities in the world. It has 136,000 items on display, with many more hundreds of thousands in its basement storerooms. Among its most famous collections on display are the finds from the tomb of Tutankhamun
- Salah-al-din Citadel
A 700-year-old fortified outcrop which once housed the palace of crusader nemesis-in-chief Salah Al-Din, building work commenced during the 12th century and continued until the 19th.
-The Cairo tower:
Cairo Tower is a free-standing tower with a revolving restaurant at the top. It provides a bird's eye view of Cairo to the restaurant patrons. It stands in the Zamalek district on Gezira Island in the Nile River, in the city Centre. At 187 meters (614 feet).
- Islamic Art Museum
One of the world’s finest collections of Islamic art with a huge collection of artefacts dating from the seventh to the 19th century.
- Al Azhar Park
Filled with flowerbeds and pretty promenades, Al Azhar Park is where Cairenes come to relax. Perched high on a hill close to the Citadel, it’s particularly spectacular at night when the panoramic city views come into their own.
- The Hanging Church
Named for its location – suspended over the southern gate of a Roman fortress – the seventh-century Hanging Church is the oldest in Cairo. Whitewashed and plain from the outside, inside it’s covered in stunning frescoes and holy icons.
- Khan el-Khalili
It is the main market, but you’ll find street vendors practically everywhere.
- Shopping Centers
Heliopolis’ City Stars, Cairo Festival City and Giza’s First Mall are the main malls that stock the big designer names and sell everything imaginable, as well as boasting several good cafés and cinemas.
Cairo has an extensive road network, rail system, subway system and maritime services. Road transport is facilitated by personal vehicles, taxi cabs, privately owned public buses and Cairo Buses.
Cairo is served by Cairo International Airport.