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Things to do in Cairo Governorate

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms. The edifice is one of the largest museums in the region. for those of you interested in history this is a must see when in Cairo, Egypt home of one third of the worlds Historical Ancient Artifacts. ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Park
“The best place to be surrounded with green color with amazing view over looking on Old Cairo and Citadel Of Saladin”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“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 15 mins away by car”
  • 19 locals recommend
Entertainment
“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.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Theater
“Performances take place here many days a week, of music all around the world (despite the name, the Cairo Opera House doesn't only perform Opera!). Tickets are very affordable - seats go for usually around 100 - 150 EGP, or about 7 USD / 5.50 EUR. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“located on the Nile river, this restaurant has great food combined with absolute gorgeous views ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Pub
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“One of the oldest bars in Cairo great for an afternoon drink cause it gets really busy at night”
  • 5 locals recommend
Place to shop
“A famous bazaar and souq in the historic centre of Cairo. Fascinating and crowded!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Restaurant
“one of the hottest spots in town, great food and upbeat music through the night ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“The best shopping spot in town. Located approximately 15 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.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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  • 4 locals recommend
Nightclub
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“A world-class mall where you can spend a beautiful day with all your purchases, restaurants and entertainment - I highly recommend visiting it when you come to theCairo, Egypt”
  • 6 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Burger Joint
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  • 1 local recommends

Top-rated experiences

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“located on the Nile river, this restaurant has great food combined with absolute gorgeous views ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“one of the hottest spots in town, great food and upbeat music through the night ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Burger Joint
  • 1 local recommends
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. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Good Egyptian local food, the place serves alcohol and narguilé. The food is quite good and the experience of the place and the Zamalek neighbourhood is nice”
  • 11 locals recommend

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