Cairo best places to be visited
Cairo is one of the biggest cities in the world and has many interesting places diffrent from pharaonic to medieval
to Islamic or even amazing modern spots we are going to mention them as following

# Giza pyramids
the only survived thing from the ancient seven wanders of the world and the main symbol of Egypt as the area has 3 pyramids for the same royal family and 6 other small pyramids for the royal lades and the sphinx , your visit to egypt will not be completed without visiting this amazing spot

# the Egyptian Museum
the museum was opened more than 120 years ago and has more than 100 thousand items makes it one of the world’s great museums. You would need a lifetime to properly see everything on show. includes the magnificent collection of tut anch amon that the government willing to move it to the grand museum , The Egyptian Museum sits right beside Midan Tahrir, the central square of Downtown Cairo.

# Al-Azhar Mosque
Al-Azhar Mosque is the best building from Cairo’s Fatimid era and one of the city’s earliest surviving mosques, was
built in 972 ac ,also it is considered the world’s oldest universities , Al-Azhar Mosque is right in the heart of the Islamic Cairo district

# Old Cairo (Coptic Cairo)
the area of Coptic cairo has some of the oldest churches on earth , includes ( the hanged church ) which was built in the 4th century and abu surga church where the holy family stayed in the same location of it for 3 month during their journey in egypt , Just outside the quarter, you can also visit the Mosque of Amr Ibn al-As; the first mosque built in Egypt.

# Saqqara & Dahshur
saqqara was the main cemetery for the pharos for more than 1000 years and it is like an open air museum , and has the oldest pyramid ever that was built on earth which is the step pyramid also it has the stunning Serapeum, where the mummies of the sacred Apis , next to sqqara you can find Dahshur’s Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid which shouldn’t be missed

# the civilization museum
it was opened officially in April 2021 and it contains the royal mummies in the first floor plus alot of amazing antiquities that shows the development of the life in egypt from the predynastic period until the modern life

# Saladin citadel
it an Islamic medieval monument dates back to almost 800 years ago still well reserved till now and has alot of amazing building inside it like the icon mosque of mohamed ali , the police museum ,the military museum and mohamed ibn qaloun mosque , visiting it will take you in amazing journey through the history

# Khan el-Khalili market
Khan el-Khalili is one of the world’s amazing shopping experiences. it was established as a shopping district in 1400 ac , it is an amazing place to feel the atmosphere of the oriental open air market ,with more than 900 shops as you can find everything from antiques and gorgeous metal lampshades to locally woven textiles.

# Sultan Hassan Mosque
One of the best examples of Mamluk architecture in the world, Sultan Hassan Mosque is a vision of Islamic artistry with an abundance of stalactite detailing and intricate arabesque features, It was built in 1363 for king Hassan el-Nasir , it has diffrent section like stunning school , royal tomb and the praying section , Directly facing the Sultan Hassan Mosque is the El-Rifai Mosque, built in 1912 to house the tomb of Khedive Ismail .

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