Travel Guide to Cairo, Egypt
A Guide to Cairo, Egypt
A Guide to Cairo, Egypt's capital and Africa's largest city. This city guide will point you to Cairo's top attractions including the Pyramids, the Sphynx, the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, the best bazaars for souvenirs and give you tips on where to stay and how to get around Cairo.
Images of Cairo, Egypt
images of Cairo, the capital of Egypt and Africa's largest city. Photos of Cairo show the pyramids and sphynx at Giza, the bazaars of islamic Cairo, the Mosques of Cairo and more. Visitors to Cairo will get a great idea of what the city looks like.
Information about Egypt's climate and average temperatures. Includes annual averages for Cairo and Aswan as well as climate information for the Western Desert and Red Sea Coast.
Climbing the Pyramids in Egypt
Climbing up the pyramids is illegal but plenty of people still do it. Find out why it's not a good idea and why it was stopped by the Egyptian authorities in the first place.
Egypt: Top Ten Attractions
Cairo features several times in my top ten list of Egypt's best attractions. The pyramids, bazaars and Egyptian museum are not to be missed.
Street Map of Cairo
A good street map of central Cairo from TourEgypt. This map shows the major tourist attractions and some of the larger hotels, bus stations and youth hostels.
A good list of hotels ranging from high-end to moderate from Yahoo.com. Each hotel is rated and are often accompanied by user reviews which is always helpful.
Budget Hotels Cairo
Budget hotels in Cairo are abundant and generally quite non-descript. Here's a good list of them from Realadventures.com, none will set you back more than $20 a night per person.
History of Cairo
You'll appreciate Cairo so much more if you delve into the history of this great city. The City was settled as far back as the Paleolithic times but you may be more familiar with it when it was known as Memphis or Babylon. The Persians, British and French also had their hands in making modern Cairo what it is today.