Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #4 in Cairo, Egypt


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 6 sights
Distance 5.1 km
Ascend 93 m
Descend 82 m

Experience Cairo in Egypt in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in CairoIndividual Sights in Cairo

Sight 1: Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum

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Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum The original uploader was Zerida at English Wikipedia. / CC BY-SA 3.0

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. His tomb is in the basement of the museum.

Wikipedia: Mukhtar Museum (EN)

650 meters / 8 minutes

Sight 2: Mahmoud Khaleel

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The Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum is a museum in Giza, Egypt. It is located in a palace built in the early 20th century.

Wikipedia: Mohamed Mahmoud Khalil Museum (EN)

1249 meters / 15 minutes

Sight 3: Cairo Tower

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Cairo TowerJorge Láscar from Melbourne, Australia / CC BY 2.0

The Cairo Tower is a free-standing concrete tower in Cairo, Egypt. At 187 m (614 ft), it was the tallest structure in Egypt for 37 years until 1998, when it was surpassed by the Suez Canal overhead powerline crossing. It was the tallest structure in North Africa for 21 years until 1982, when it was surpassed by the Nador transmitter in Morocco. It was the tallest structure in Africa for one year until 1962, when it was surpassed by Sentech Tower in South Africa.

Wikipedia: Cairo Tower (EN)

915 meters / 11 minutes

Sight 4: Egyptian Museum

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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, commonly known as the Egyptian Museum, located in Cairo, Egypt, houses the largest collection of Egyptian antiquities in the world. It houses over 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display. Located in Tahrir Square in a building built in 1901, it is the largest museum in Africa. Among its masterpieces are Pharaoh Tutankhamun's treasure, including its iconic gold burial mask, widely considered one of the best-known works of art in the world and a prominent symbol of ancient Egypt.

Wikipedia: Egyptian Museum (EN), Website

822 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: El Tahrir Square

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Tahrir Square, also known as Martyr Square, is a public town square in downtown Cairo, Egypt. The square has been the location and focus for political demonstrations. The 2011 Egyptian revolution and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak occurred at the Tahrir Square.

Wikipedia: Tahrir Square (EN)

1431 meters / 17 minutes

Sight 6: Kekhya Mosque

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Kekhya Mosque

Osman Katkhuda Al-Kazdaghli Mosque or Al-Kikhia Mosque, is one of the mosques established in the era of the Ottoman Empire in Egypt, this mosque is located in the Azbakeya neighborhood at the intersection of Ibrahim Street with Qasr Al-Nil Street.

Wikipedia: مسجد عثمان كتخدا (AR)


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