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Best things to do in Cairo Governorate

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

History Museum
“The Egyptian museum of arts full of monuments dating back to the pharaonic age.”
20local recommendations
Park
“The best place to be surrounded with green color with amazing view over looking on Old Cairo and Citadel Of Saladin”
19local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“A huge shopping mall, you will find everything there from shopping stores, restaurants, coffee shops and cinemas..etc you will have a fun day whether alone or with a group there is something fit for everyone there, and its just 30 mins away by car”
13local recommendations
Point of Interest
“CITADEL SALAH EL-DIN / MUHAMMAD ALI MOSQUE Historical castle / mosque Mid evil Islamic fortification in Cairo now a preserved historic site, situated in the citadel is the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha a piece of art worth the visit. A 35 min drive without traffic. ”
6local recommendations
Restaurant
“one of the hottest spots in town, great food and upbeat music through the night ”
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Neighbourhood
“A huge shopping venue with a huge dining area, dancing fountain and sports activities ”
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Nightclub
$$$
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Shopping Centre
“The best shopping spot in town. Located approximately 10 mins away by Uber. Usually crowded, huge festive place to be at, has everything you might think of from; Cinema / Kidzania/ Virtual reality booths The dancing fountain / Aerodium(sky diving simulator) shopping stores / restaurants / coffee shops & Bazaar best place to spend a whole day with family / friends suitable for big groups, Plus, Ikea is there! This place is strongly recommended to visit if you're into Malls. ”
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Point of Interest
“this place is a typical local Egyptian place where you can find an ancient mosque, pharaonic antiques, native goods, clothes and coffeeshops”
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Restaurant
“This is another "Take me back to 1960s Egypt!" spot and the decor is unchanged. It's a strange place, one that has vibe, ambience inside as if you are sitting in a garden. Try the feta or the molokhaya. Also, the stuffed artichokes with meat and béchamel is a good appetizer. Also located in downtown Cairo. ”
5local recommendations
Historic Site
“Unique Ottoman-stye mosque in the centre of the Citadel, site of many famous visitors”
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Restaurant
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“A huge shopping mall, you will find everything there from shopping stores, restaurants, coffee shops and cinemas..etc you will have a fun day whether alone or with a group there is something fit for everyone there, and its just 20 mins away by car.”
2local recommendations
Shopping Centre
“Don't order food, though. I wouldn't recommend any of the restaurants in the mall.. only the ones opposite to it.”
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Historic Site
“There are three churches; The Hanging Church, The Greek Church & Marigirgis Church. Nice place to visit for insights about Egypt's coptic era.”
6local recommendations
Restaurant
“Order a giant beer tap to warm you up. Maybe even catch a quick game of fussball while you still have control of your faculties.”
4local recommendations
Beer Garden
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“One of the oldest bar in Cairo, it is really a unique place. Located next to Tahrir Square, Downtown, El Horreya has long been a living room for locals, artists and intellectuals and foreign residents, with tea, coffee and beers on offer. It is a very popular and cheap place with a with a warm and vintage Cairo atmosphere. ”
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