Cairo is one of the largest and most important capitals in the Middle East. Whether you are an Egyptian living in Egypt and want to rediscover the capital during your weekly holiday, or a tourist visiting the charming city, go to the first step to learn how to visit Cairo’s main tourist attractions in just two days of time.
The Religious Complex in Ancient Egypt. Let the beginning of your program embrace the three main religions. The mosque is located in the FUSTAT area of ancient Egypt, where three main landmarks meet the three monotheistic religions: the AMR IBN AL-AAS Mosque (the oldest in Egypt and Africa and the fourth mosque built in Islam), as well as ancient Coptic monuments such as the Hanging Church, Babylon Fortress, The Coptic. All this along with the famous Jewish temple.
Go to Saladin Castle. Where the prestige and exciting history, the castle of the mountain – as it is called – in the area of the castle was established on a high hill at Mount Mokattam near Salah Salem Road. The castle is one of the finest medieval fortresses ever constructed.
the second day
See the three pyramids of Giza. You cannot miss a few months in Egypt: Pyramids of Giza, which is located on the Giza plateau in the west of the Nile. Worth the three pyramids (KHUFU, KHAFRA, MUNKRAA), one of the Seven Wonders of the World, visit no doubt, and you must take commemorative photos there. In addition to the three pyramids, you will also see a Sphinx guard for the tombs of the Three Kings over time.
Go to the Egyptian Museum. Complete your morning in the same manner in the museum located in the heart of the Egyptian capital in Tahrir Square. It contains many diverse monuments, numbering more than fifty thousand and one hundred thousand artifacts that reflect all stages of ancient Egyptian history.
It is time to enjoy the view of Cairo from the highest tower in Cairo. The Cairo Tower is located on the quiet Zamalek Island, which has beautiful green spaces, the largest area in the heart of the concrete capital, and has a height of eighty-seven hundred feet. It is advisable to go up in the morning to enjoy a better view of the capital, which lies on the Nile.
We are now at the end of the second day and the end of the journey; there are two options that can be done either or both depending on the time you have:
- Enjoy a Nile cruise. Where one of the sailboats or yachts can be rented in the areas overlooking the Nile in central Cairo, for example, the area of the Qasr El Nil bridge and the Dokki district, where the anchors of the famous hotels overlooking the Nile. The duration of the trip maybe two hours or more depending on what you want.
- Go to visit one of the major malls. You can shop, watch a movie in the cinemas or dine at one of the famous luxury restaurants in malls