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Things to Do In Cairo

Here are some things to do and experience in Cairo:
  • Go on a Nile Cruise on a felucca (local boat). It is the ideal way to relax, enjoy and get closer to the beautiful river. Chartered feluccas are also available for those seeking a solitude ride. This is one of the top things to do in Cairo.
  • Smack on delicious traditional Egyptian dishes like fuul, shawerma, taamiya and kushari at any of the numerous street restaurants or hotels in Cairo.
  • Sip on rich varieties of coffee served at any of the numerous ‘ahwas’ (coffee shops) across Cairo.
  • Relax or take a stroll in the Cairo Botanical gardens and Giza zoo or along the Nile corniche.
  • Immerse yourself into medieval Egyptian history at the many museums in city.
  • Experience a horse ride in the desert along the pyramids of Giza.
  • Watch the sunset over marvelous pyramids and then enjoy the sound and light show in the evening.
  • Enjoy an evening experiencing sufi dancing, tannoura and musical performances at any of the cultural centers or opera houses.
  • Experience the electrifying nightlife at any of the pubs or dance bars in the downtown area.
  • Shop at the Khan al- Khalili bazaar and take delights in its innumerable shopping options.
  • Visit Cairo tower, the tallest concrete structure in North Africa.
  • Soak in the reminiscences of Old Cairo, where the fortress of Babylon, churches, mosques and museums take you to a bygone era.
Here are some things to do and experience in Cairo:
  • Go on a Nile Cruise on a felucca (local boat). It is the ideal way to relax, enjoy and get clo...

Free Things to Do In CAIRO

Get a taste of Sufism by witnessing the Sufi dancing show at Wikala al-Ghouri, in the neighbourhood of Islamic Cairo. The show is held thrice a week – on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays and is absolutely free. With dancers in multi-coloured skirts accompanied by the entrancing drum beats and traditional instruments; this dance show is a sheer visual treat.
  
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