Cairo GuideCairo is the capital of Egypt and, with a total population in excess of 16 million people, one of the largest cities in both Africa and the Middle East. HotelsFind hotels in Cairo, Giza and more, including Freedom Hostel, Miami Cairo Hostel, Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo, Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence, Fairmont Cairo Nile City, Hotel Longchamps and Cairo Downtown Hotel. AttractionsDiscover attractions around Cairo including Egyptian Museum, Cairo Opera House, Mehmet Ali Paşa Camii, Khan el-Khalili, University of Cairo, Salah El Din Citadel and Al Azhar Al Sharif.
Popular in CairoDowntownDowntown Cairo is the commercial heart of the modern city of Cairo, centered on Midan Talaat Harb and located to the east and north-east of Midan Tahrir. GizaGiza is a Governorate to the west of the Egyptian capital Cairo - a city in its own right, but for a long time now absorbed as part of the heavily-populated and sprawling Cairo metropolis. GeziraGezira is a district of modern Cairo that occupies the southern portion of the main island in the Nile within Cairo itself; in fact, gezira means "island" in Arabic.
In CairoMidan TahrirMidan Tahrir is the name given to the large public square at the epicentre of modern Cairo and, as a city district, to the streets and institutions located nearby. Garden CityGarden City is a well-planned and leafy district of central Cairo, immediately south of the very centre of the modern city at Midan Tahrir. Islamic CairoIslamic Cairo is the name commonly given to the core of medieval Cairo, a part of the city remarkably different from the modern Downtown district and the suburbs to the west. HeliopolisHeliopolis is one of the nicest places to live in Cairo, but there isn't much to visit as a tourist. Ma'adiMa'adi a suburban district of Cairo, to the south of the city center on the eastern bank of the Nile, consists of two distinct areas, Old Ma'adi and New Ma'adi. Old CairoOld Cairo is the name given to the extensive district of southern Cairo from the southern boundary of Garden City down to the precinct commonly known as Coptic Cairo. Dokki & MohandiseenDokki and Mohandiseen are districts on the west bank of the Nile River, across from Cairo. Giza with childrenGiza is a district in Cairo, capital city of Egypt. Many people have the opinion that Cairo and Egypt as a whole is not for kids because of the hot sun and that many kids don't like seeing ruins. Midan RamsesMidan Ramses is the name of the large square infront of the Ramses station, the main station in Cairo for long-distance trains, and it's immedient surrondings.