Top 3 Tourist Attractions in Cairo

The famous Egyptian capital which is Cairo is one of the greatest cities throughout history. Have you ever been in a city and you loved and hated it at the same time? Cairo is one of these cities that you will love for its history and you will hate for its crowding, pollution and noise. Egypt is called The Mother of the World so no trip to Egypt is complete without visiting Cairo. Let’s see some of the best historical places that you should visit in Cairo.

1. The Pyramids of Giza:

Anyone who visits Cairo must visit the pyramids of Giza. You will of course enjoy the great history of the three temples that have been attracting tourist and visitors for centuries but you will have to deal with the heat, the dust and the hustle that may happen to you.
The Great Pyramid or the Pyramid of Khufu is the largest. You can explore the interior narrow passages but there isn’t much to see. Also, there is the Solar Boat Museum behind the Great Pyramid.
Going south, you will find the Pyramid of Khefre. There is an internal tunnel area that you can enter and explore too.
The third Pyramid is the Pyramid of Menkarue. Sphinx which is has the body of the lion and the face of a pharaoh guards the three pyramids.

2. The Egyptian Museum:
One of the greatest museums in the whole world because of the great collection that it displays. The museum that was founded in 1857 has a collection that you need to spend months to see every single one of it.
The main collections that you should see while visiting the Museum are Tutankhamun Galleries which display all the treasures found in the tomb of Tutankameun that was discovered by Howard Carter, the Egyptian Jewelry collection and Royal Mummies Collection where you can see great kings and queens like Hatshepsut, Tuthmosis II, Ramses II, and Seti I.
You will find out a lot of information about all the historical pieces that you will find there and the tour guide will provide you with a lot of valuable information too.

3. Khan el-Khalili:
This is one of the greatest shopping experiences that you will ever do. The main streets of this open bazaar are historical themselves. The tiny stores and cluttered workshops are where you can find some of the Egyptian traditional products that can be wonderful souvenirs like antiques. The most famous coffee shop in Egypt which is Al-Fishawi is there too where you can drink a cup of Egyptian tea and feel the history of the place and the love of the Egyptian people to their tourists.     
Al-Muski and Al-Muizz Li-Din Allah are the main streets there where most of the action happens.

There are some concerns regarding safety and security traveling in Egypt nowadays yet the country is not that dangerous especially Cairo which is well-secured especially for tourists. The Egyptian people are lovely and their hospitality is outstanding. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit one of the greatest countries and greatest civilization ever.

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