Set on the famous Nile River, Cairo the capital of Egypt and is situated close to Tahrir Square and Egyptian Museum is a home to antiquities including the remains of the royal mummies and the glided King Tutankhamen artefacts. The city of Cairo is very exotic, vibrant, fascinating, exhilarating and a welcoming city to whoever steps into it. This is an incredible city, a home to century’s intriguing history of the Pharaonic, Islamic and Coptic sights in the country of Egypt. The city of Cairo is where you will stumble across the half-forgotten and half-hidden monument while on your exploration, the city has a vast glorious history spanning over centuries, which have inspired many anthropologists, archaeologists and historians to live in Cairo to study the city deeply, this place will leave you feeling awed throughout your stay and wanting to know more. Cairo is a very diverse city and as we know the place is greatly being influenced by the Nile River. The city infuses interesting feature to it, showing the ancient, the new, the East and the West, the modern landmarks like the Western style high risen hotels and sleek apartment building which overlook the Nile River. There are many monuments dating back from Arab, Turkish and Roman times, and hotels, town houses, cinemas, departmental stores and more. A must visit attraction in Cairo is the Pyramids of Gaza and the Sultan Hassan Mosque – this mosque is one of the finest Mamluk architecture in the world and Ibn Tulun Mosque which is the second oldest in Cairo. Plan a half day trip and you will never regret it. Built over a medieval rubbish dump, the Al-Azhar Park is the only green space in the old district. The neatly manicured garden is a lovely place for an evening stroll, you will enjoy the view that overlooks the old city. Surrounding the area you will find few good restaurants, a perfect relaxing spot to unwind as a long day of exploring and discovering the city of Cairo.
You will find luxury hotel accommodation in Cairo along the Nile River, and also budget hotels which are scattered all over the city place. Some are centrally located and some are close to the major attraction sites. Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo a 5-star hotel is the top hotel in Cairo offering refined rooms and suites with private butler available 24/7. Overlooking the Nile River is Hotel Sofitel Cairo El Gezirah, the best hotel in Cairo with all the rooms facing the river and this hotel provides comfort, quality service and relaxation. Hilton Cairo Zamalek Residences is a 4-star hotel offering upmarket rooms and non-smoking floors.