This ancient city and capital of Egypt has grown over the millennia. With its population of over 16 million people, Cairo is definitely a paradox. Here encounters the old with the new, the past with the present and old traditions with trendy culture. These contrasts make Cairo the fascinating city it is today. Don’t you fancy to find out which side you prefer?
Cairo, where the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and the amazing Egyptian Museum is located will take your breath away. The Egyptian Museum which is the biggest museum of ancient Egyptian times offers treasures from the different areas: the tomb of Tutankhamun, statues of Ramses and his predecessors as well as many, many more.
In Old Cairo time has stood still and charms can be found in its fine detailed architecture, narrow winding streets, stunning views over the Citadel. While strolling through these narrow streets, visitors can join the aroma of ground coffee and the traditional shisha water-pipes which make you feel like being back in the past. A highlight of the visit in Cairo is Khan el Khalili the famous souk. Here, tradesman craft their merchandise on the doorsteps of family owned businesses and give a glimpse into skills passed on through generations.
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