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Cairo Opera House

1.1 km north / 14 minutes

The Cairo Opera House, part of the National Cultural Center, is Cairo's premier stage for the performing arts and home to the country's best orchestras.

Cairo television tower

1.3 km north / 17 minutes

The Cairo TV Tower is one of the most famous modern buildings in Cairo. The 187 m high tower was the tallest building in Egypt and North Africa for around 50 years.

The great pyramids of Giza

21.6 km northwest / 24 minutes

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Great Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in Egypt. It was made in 2560 BC. It is the oldest of the seven wonders of the world and the only one that has largely been preserved.

Nile Corniche

2 m north / 2 minutes

One of the most popular places to go for tourists and Egyptians alike. On the weekends the Corniche is full of people enjoying the fresh breeze and sweeping views of the Nile. At sunrise and sunset, the Nile is a romantic place for couples, e.g. on a night trip on board a felucca over the majestic river, when the colorful lights of the city are reflected in the Nile - a unique experience.

Egyptian Museum

290 m / 4 minutes east

The Egyptian Museum for Antiquity Research houses a comprehensive collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts with 120,000 individual items, including Tutankhamun's golden mask.

Saladin Citadel

7.2 km southwest / 17 minutes

The Saladin Citadel in Cairo is a medieval Islamic fortification. The historical site, surrounded by mosques and museums, is located on Mokattam Hill near the center of Cairo.

 

Khan El Khalili bazaar

1.0 km south / 14 minutes

Khan el-Khalili is one of the largest souks in Cairo's Islamic quarter. The bazaar district was built under the Fatimids in 970 and is now one of the main attractions of the city for Egyptians and tourists alike.