The Egyptian Museum
Situated in Mida Tahrir, the city center of Cairo, is the Egyptian museum which houses irreplaceable artifacts from the various ages of the elaborate and illustrious Egyptian history. One day is not enough to go through all that is exhibited. The most famous exhibits include King Tutankhamen’s golden mask, the famous Pharaoh’s coffin, mummies etc. History is captured here in The Egyptian Museum.
Citadel and Mosque of Ali Pasha
Situated at a distance from the Egyptian museum, the Citadel and Mosque of Al Pasha is a fortress built around the Ottoman style of architecture. The top of Mount Mokattam, the Citadel is a place built against a backdrop of beauteous landscape.
Khan El Khalili
No visit to Cairo is complete without a visit to the market or ‘Souk’. The Khan El Khalili is the busiest and most sought after market in Cairo. Be sure to find curios and wonderful artifacts and gorge on local delicacies here.
Coptic Cairo is reminiscent of Egypt from the time Christianity was first introduced in Egypt. The place is dotted with numerous grand churches. St. Georges Church is the largest among them and St. Sergius Church is the oldest.. A valuable collection of ancient Coptic art is exhibited in the Coptic Museum.