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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
“The Egyptian museum of arts full of monuments dating back to the pharaonic age.”
  • 20 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
“very big mall you can find anything in it from shopping to cinemas, and its very well known mall in cairo.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Entertainment
“This Citadel, one of Cairo's most iconic landmarks, was the seat of the Egyptian government since the 1200s until the advent of Modern Egypt around 150 years ago. One of the most well-known symbols of Cairo is the Mosque of Muhammad Ali, whose eponymous builder is widely considered to be the founder of modern Egypt. You will have great view of Cairo from the Citadel, and, on a clear day, you will even be able to see the Pyramids, 16 kilometers (10 miles) away! ”
  • 8 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
“one of the hottest spots in town, great food and upbeat music through the night ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“You absolutely can not be in Zamalek and not visit this place. One of the best food restaurants in Cairo with a stunning Nile view either during the day or the night. The friendly staff is also a plus here. They have amazing breakfast, lunch and dinner. A must try. ”
  • 3 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”
  • 4 locals recommend
Nightclub
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  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Lounge
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“Sequoia is the best Restaurant in the neighborhood. It has an amazing nile views. It is divided into three places. 1st left bank which is great for breakfast or brunch ,2nd Sequoia which is highly recommended for the view and the food they also serve beers and drinks. The 3rd spot is an Asian cuisine. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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  • 1 local recommends
Neighborhood
“A huge shopping venue with a huge dining area, dancing fountain and sports activities ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“The Cairo Tower is a free-standing concrete tower in Cairo, Egypt. At 187 m, it has been the tallest structure in Egypt and North Africa for about 50 years.One of Cairo's well-known modern monuments, sometimes considered Egypt's second most famous landmark after the Pyramids of Giza.The tower is crowned by a circular observation deck and a rotating restaurant with a view over greater Cairo. One rotation takes approximately 70 minutes So for an over all view of Cairo & a special dining experience do visit this one of a kind monument. A 45 min drive but worth the trip”
  • 8 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Spacious retail complex with international chain stores, a cinema & a "dancing fountain" attraction.”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

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
“You absolutely can not be in Zamalek and not visit this place. One of the best food restaurants in Cairo with a stunning Nile view either during the day or the night. The friendly staff is also a plus here. They have amazing breakfast, lunch and dinner. A must try. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Burger Joint
  • 1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
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.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Food Court
“This restaurant is a bit more upmarket and on the expensive side, but not unaffordable. It's great for a romantic evening with really good quality food overlooking the Nile, it is also good for business meetings and that type of thing. ”
  • 7 locals recommend

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