The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities.
Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church also known as the Hanging Church is one of the oldest churches in Egypt and the history of a church on this site dates to the 3rd century AD.
Khan el-Khalili is a major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.
Al-Azhar Park is a public park located in Cairo, Egypt. Among several honors, this park is listed as one of the world’s sixty great public spaces by the Project for Public Spaces.
The great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848.
The Pyramid of Djoser, or step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier.
The Giza Necropolis is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt.
The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near the Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later “without even a single day of idleness”.
The Mosque of Ahmad Ibn Ţūlūn is located in Cairo, Egypt. It is arguably the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area.
The Coptic Museum is a museum in Coptic Cairo, Egypt with the largest collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts in the world. It was founded by Marcus Simaika Pasha in 1908 to house Coptic antiquities.
Al-Azhar Mosque is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt. Al-Mu’izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970.
The Ben Ezra Synagogue, sometimes referred to as the El-Geniza Synagogue or the Synagogue of the Palestinians, is situated in Old Cairo, Egypt. According to local tradition, it is located on the site where baby Moses was found.
Babylon Fortress was an ancient fortress city or castle in the Delta of Egypt, located at Babylon in the area today known as Coptic Cairo.
The Gayer-Anderson Museum is located in Cairo, Egypt, adjacent to the Mosque of Ahmad ibn Tulun in the Sayyida Zeinab neighborhood. The museum takes its name from Major R.G.
The Cairo Tower is a free-standing concrete tower located in Cairo, Egypt. At 187 m, it has been the tallest structure in Egypt and North Africa about 50 years.
Bab Zuweila is one of three remaining gates in the walls of the Old City of Cairo Egypt. It was also known as Bawabbat al-Mitwali during the Ottoman period, and is sometimes spelled Bab Zuwayla.
The Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, also called the Mosque of Amr, was originally built in 641–642 AD, as the center of the newly founded capital of Egypt, Fustat. The original structure was the first mosque ever built in Egypt.
The Manial Palace and Museum, is a former Ottoman Egyptian dynasty era palace and grounds on Rhoda Island in the Nile, located in the Sharia Al-Saray area in the El-Manial district of southern Cairo, Egypt.
Abdeen Palace is a historic Cairo palace, and one of the official residences and the principal workplace of the President of Egypt, located above Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern Downtown Cairo, Egypt.
Al-Jam`e Al-Anwar also Al-Hakim Mosque is a major Islamic religious site in Cairo, Egypt. It is named after Imam Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, the sixth Fatimid caliph,16 th Fatimid/Ismaili Imam and the first to be born in Egypt.
Al-Jam`e Al-ِAqmar or Al-Aqmar Mosque, also called Gray mosque, is a mosque in Cairo, Egypt dating from the Fatimid era. It was built in the under vizier al-Ma’mun al-Bata’ihi during the caliphate of Imam Al-Amir bi-Ahkami l-Lah.
The Museum of Islamic Ceramics is an art museum for ceramics in central Cairo, Egypt. The museum was launched in February 1999. The museum is located in the Zamalek district on Gezira Island in the Nile, just west of Downtown Cairo.
The Museum of Islamic Art, in Cairo, Egypt, is considered one of the greatest in the world, with its exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artefacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass.
Islamic Cairo is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel.
The Mosque of Sultan al-Mu’ayyad is a Mosque in Cairo, Egypt next to Bab Zuwayla built by the Mamluk sultan Al-Mu’ayyad Sayf ad-Din Shaykh from whom it takes its name. Construction began in 1415 and the mosque was completed in 1421.
Mukhtar Museum is a museum in Cairo, Egypt, housing the sculptures of Mahmoud Mokhtar. Mokhtar is considered to be significant as the father of modern Egyptian sculpture.
The Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Barbara is one of the many famous Coptic Orthodox parishes that can be found in the district of Coptic Cairo.
The Beshtak Palace or Qasr Bashtak is a historic palace and museum in Cairo, Egypt, built by the Mamluk amir Bashtak in the 14th century. It is located on Shariah al-Mu’izz, in the area known as Bayn al-Qasrayn.
The City of the Dead, or Cairo Necropolis, is an Islamic necropolis and cemetery below the Mokattam Hills in southeastern Cairo, Egypt. The people of Cairo, the Cairenes, and most Egyptians, call it el’arafa.
The Aqsunqur Mosque is located in Cairo, Egypt and is one of several “blue mosques” in the world. It is situated in the Tabbana Quarter in Islamic Cairo, between Bab Zuweila and the Citadel of Saladin…