Cairo
in Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
30.063 and 31.250 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 30° 3' 45" and E 31° 14' 58"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - EGP
Spoken languages:
Arabic, English, French
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 08:27 PM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Africa/Cairo
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:45 am and 4:58 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Area
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Egypt in Northern Africa

Safety Score: 2,8 of 5.0 based on data from 6 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Egypt.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Egypt. Last Update: 2018-12-18 07:19:02

Explore Cairo

Cairo in Cairo Governorate with it's 7,734,614 inhabitants is located in Egypt. It's the capital of this country.

Local time in Cairo is now 08:27 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Cairo with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Cairo, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Egypt is Cairo International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Egypt is Historic Cairo in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), South-East. We found 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Giza, Banha, Shibin al Kawm, Zagazig and Tanda. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

Sheraton Cairo Hotel & Casino

Address
0,2 mi
Galaa Square, P.O. Box 11
11511 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Le Riad - Tell a Story

Address
0,8 mi
114 Muiz Li Din Allah St.
Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 15:00 - Checkin: 09:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


PYRAMIDS PARK RESORT CAIRO

Address
0,2 mi
KM 2 5 CAIRO ALEXANDRIA DESERT ROAD
1 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Triumph Hotel & Conference Center

Address
0,3 mi
El Khalifa El Maamoun St. Heliopolis
258 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


SHEPHEARD HOTEL

Address
0,8 mi
Cornishe El Nile Garden City
NA Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cairo Paradise Hotel

Address
0,3 mi
Sherif St,Downtown
11511 Al Qahira
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Concorde Hotel Dokki

Address
0,3 mi
146 Tahrir Street
Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Cairo kingdom

Address
0,6 mi
14 Emad Eldin
. Cairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 0:00
Weekend: closed


Windsor

Address
0,7 mi
19 Alfi Bey Street
11111 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Happy City Hotel

Address
1,2 mi
92 C Mohamed Farid St, Abdin
11121 Kairo
Egypt

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

crazy traffic in Egypt (4)

Published: December 10, 2006
Length: 11:45 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: efarag

more videos from my balcony. Despite the sea of cars....drivers still try to squeeze into the smallest space to move an inch ahead! don't you just love it!? Now, for all of you who are posting...


Ramses Square becomes Ramses Park Cairo Egypt BKVV

Published: October 21, 2009
Length: 35:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: blokkatsvanveen

Ramses Park Location: Cairo, Egypt Client: Cairo Governate Status: design In cooperation with MA_A, Maissa Architectures Ramses Park becomes the green heart of Cairo. A sustainable...


CTA Cairo Trams - Heliopolis Interurban

Published: October 27, 2011
Length: 15:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tram1435

go to www.tra.ms for further details (including 2010 travel report -- also other systems from around the world)


Egypt 2007 - Sleeping Train Cairo-Aswan - Cabin

Published: November 28, 2007
Length: 23:49 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jensfilm

Ale and Jens on the overnight train between Cairo and Aswan.


دكتورة عبلة البدري برنامج مرايا الجزء الثاني

Published: January 04, 2011
Length: 20:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: egyhopevillage

دكتورة عبلة البدري مديرة جمعية قرية الأمل لأطفال الشوارع في برنامج مرايا, Egypt Hope Village, Abla El Badry.


Egipto, el país del Nilo: Museo del papiro y comida típica

Published: April 08, 2010
Length: 41:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Cabovision TV

Aquí le presentamos un museo dedicado al papiro, un material al que loa antiguos egipcios le encontraron diversos usos. También lo invitamos a conocer un platillo típico de la región: ...


Sharia El Hussain, Islamic Cairo

Published: May 23, 2009
Length: 35:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: John Yannopapas

This is Sharia (means road) El Hussein which leads to Midan (Square) El Hussein in the Heart of islamic Cairo, where is Sayidna Hussein Mosque (the rear of which can be seen on this video)...


Tomb of an Imam: City of the Dead, Cairo

Published: October 08, 2009
Length: 40:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: SpiritQuestTV

Cairo's infamous "City of the Dead" is a centuries old cemetery that has become home to as many as 5 million Egyptians during the last decades. The buildings in the cemetery are like full-blown...


el kantara citi 16

Published: January 26, 2014
Length: 46:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: foufou piya

لقد أنشأت هذا الفيديو باستخدام منشئ عروض شرائح YouTube ‏(http://www.youtube.com/upload)


140527105816-A0015: Driving without license plates @ 6th of October Bridge, El-Agouza

Published: May 29, 2014
Length: 03:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Egypt Traffic Monitor beta

Ticket Number: 140527105816-A0015 The ticket was recorded due to: Driving without license plates Traffic violation recorded on 27 May 2014 10:58 AM The viola...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Al-Hakim Mosque

Al-Jam`e Al-Anwar also Al-Hakim Mosque is a major Islamic religious site in Cairo, Egypt. It is named after Imam Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah (985–1021), the sixth Fatimid caliph,16 th Fatimid/Ismaili Imam and the first to be born in Egypt. The mosque was originally built as an enclosure by the Fatimid vizier Gawhar Al-Siqilli (c. 928–992), but was incorporated into the extended fortifications built by Badr al-Jamali. It consists of an irregular rectangle with four arcades surrounding the courtyard.

Located at 30.0546, 31.2637 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Cairo, Medieval Cairo, Fatimid architecture, 10th-century mosques, Visitor attractions in Cairo, Muizz Street

Ramses Station

Ramses Railway Station is the main railway station of Cairo, Egypt. The name is derived from the Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II whose statue was erected by Nasser on the square in 1955. The station was formerly known as Misr Station. The original railway station was built as the terminal of the first rail link from Alexandria to Cairo in 1856. The current building was erected in 1892 and upgraded in 1955. As of January 2001 it was undergoing a major modernisation.

Located at 30.0636, 31.2472 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Transport in Cairo, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Railway stations opened in 1856, Transport infrastructure completed in 1892, Rail transport in Egypt, Railway stations in Egypt

Battle of Ghamra

The Battle of Ghamra took place between Khalid ibn al-Walid and the remaining army of Buzakha, 20 miles from Buzakha.

Located at 30.0749, 31.2646 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Battles of Khalid ibn Walid, Battles involving the Rashidun Caliphate

Khan el-Khalili

Khan el-Khalili is a major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.

Located at 30.0475, 31.2622 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Souqs, Muizz Street, Medieval Cairo, Visitor attractions in Cairo

Shubra

Shubra is one of the largest districts of Cairo, Egypt and it is administratively divided into three areas: Shubra, Road El Farag, and Elsahel.

Located at 30.0725, 31.2408 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cairo, Coptic settlements

Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue (Cairo)

The Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue (lit. Gate of Heaven) is located in Cairo, Egypt. The synagogue was also known as Temple Ismailia and the Adly Street Synagogue. Its long-time leader was Chief Rabbi Chaim Nahum. In 2008, the synagogue marked its 100th anniversary. The synagogue was built in a style evoking ancient Egyptian temples, and was once the largest building on the boulevard. When the synagogue opened in 1899, there was a vibrant Jewish community in Cairo.

Located at 30.0514, 31.2436 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
19th-century synagogues, Downtown Cairo, Religious organizations established in 1899, Synagogues in Cairo

Azbakeya

Azbakeya is one of the districts of Cairo, Egypt in the centre of Cairo, and contains many historically important establishments. One of these is the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Azbakeya), which was inaugurated by Pope Mark VIII in 1800. and served as the seat of the Coptic Pope in Cairo from 1800 to 1971. Azbakeya was the place were the first Cairo Opera House was established, until it was burnt in 1970.

Located at 30.0528, 31.2483 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Coptic Hospital

The Coptic Hospital is a name given to a hospital in Cairo, Egypt.

Located at 30.0631, 31.2525 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Coptic Orthodox Church, Hospitals in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Cairo

El-Sakakini

El-Sakakini is a small district (quarter) in Cairo, Egypt that neighbours the El Zaher and Abbaseya districts. Sakakini was originally part of El Zaher, but it was named after a wealthy, famous, family of Syrian origin, whose patriarch (head of the family), Count Gabriel Habib Sakakini Pasha (1841–1923) had built a palace and a church in the area in 1897.

Located at 30.05, 31.26 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Districts of Cairo

Faggala

Faggala is a district of Cairo, Egypt near Ramesis Square. It has long been an important center for book publishing, perhaps the largest in the country. It is also an important religious center for the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt.

Located at 30.0603, 31.2542 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article

Bab al-Futuh

Bab al Futuh is a gate in the walls of the Old City of Cairo, Egypt, facing north. It was finished in the year 1087. It stands at the northern end of Muizz Street. The gate was part of fortification built by Commander/Vizier Badr al-Jamali of Fatimid Imam/caliph Mustansir. Name 'Futuh' indicate it as victory gate. Its rounded towers were a stronger defense than the square towers of Bab al-Nasr (another Old City gate, just to the east).

Located at 30.0555, 31.2634 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo, Fatimid architecture, Muizz Street, Gates of Cairo, Medieval Cairo

Bayt Al-Suhaymi

Bayt Al-Suhaymi ("House of Suhaymi") is an old Ottoman era house museum in Cairo, Egypt. It was originally built in 1648 by Abdel Wahab el Tablawy along the Darb al-Asfar, a very prestigious and expensive part of Medieval Cairo. In 1796 it was purchased by Sheikh Ahmed as-Suhaymi whose family held it for several subsequent generations. The Sheikh greatly extended the house from its original through incorporating neighbouring houses into its structure.

Located at 30.0522, 31.2625 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Cairo, History museums in Egypt, Historic house museums in Egypt, Houses in Egypt, Medieval Cairo

Beshtak Palace

Beshtak Palace is a palace and museum in Cairo, Egypt. It represents Arabic architecture in the medievial period in Egypt. It was built in 1334 by Amir Beshtak al-Nasiri. The palace is located on the Muizz Street, next to the Katkhuda Sabil. The museum inside documents the history of Cairo.

Located at 30.0506, 31.2614 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Museums in Cairo, Palaces in Egypt, History museums in Egypt, Historic house museums in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Arabic architecture, Muizz Street

Bab al-Nasr, Cairo

Bab al-Nasr, in Islamic Cairo is a massive fortified gate with rectangular stone towers flanking the semicircular arch of the eastern Portal. The original Bab al-Nasr was built south of the present one by Fatimid general Jawhar as-Siqilli under Imam Moiz when the city was first laid out.

Located at 30.0542, 31.2647 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo, Visitor attractions in Cairo, Gates of Cairo, Fatimid architecture, Muizz Street, Medieval Cairo

Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda

Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda is one of the most important monuments in the old part of Islamic Cairo, Egypt. This building is an example of Ottoman and Mamluk architecture mixed with Islamic architecture. It was built in 1744 by a pioneer Egyptian architect, Katkhuda of Egypt ('Abd al Rahman Katkhuda'). Some architects describe it as "The treasure of Ottoman architecture".

Located at 30.0507, 31.2616 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo, Arabic architecture, Mamluk architecture, Muizz Street, Medieval Cairo

Muizz Street

Al-Muizz st. (Shariʻa al-Muizz li-Deen Illah) (30°02′ 48" N 31°15′ 36"E) in Islamic Cairo, Egypt is one of the oldest streets in Cairo, approximately one kilometer long. A United Nations study found it to have the greatest concentration of medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world. The street (shariʻa in Arabic) is named for Al-Muʿizz li-Deen Illah, the fourth caliph of the Fatimid dynasty. It stretches from Bab Al-Futuh in the north to Bab Zuweila in the south.

Located at 30.0467, 31.26 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Cairo, Visitor attractions in Cairo, Muizz Street, Medieval Cairo

Qalawun complex

The Qalawun complex is a massive complex in Cairo, Egypt that includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum. It was built by the Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun in the 1280s; some thirty surviving mosques were built during his time.

Located at 30.0495, 31.261 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo, Visitor attractions in Cairo, Arabic architecture, Muizz Street, Medieval Cairo

Al Musafir Khana Palace

The Musafir Khana Palace also known as the Musafirkana Palace was built in Cairo, Egypt between 1779 and 1788 by Mahmud Muharram; a wealthy merchant. Muhammad Ali Pasha bought the palace in early 19th century to use as a royal guesthouse. It was the birthplace of his grandson Khedive Ismai'l 1830-1895. In 1998, it burned to the ground. It was an excellent example of the Ottoman Style.

Located at 30.0572, 31.2658 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Palaces in Egypt, History of Cairo, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Muhammad Ali Dynasty

Aqmar Mosque

Al-Jam`e Al-ِAqmar or Al-Aqmar Mosque, also called Gray mosque, is a mosque in Cairo, Egypt dating from the Fatimid era. It was built in the under vizier al-Ma'mun al-Bata'ihi during the caliphate of Imam Al-Amir bi-Ahkami l-Lah. The mosque is located on north Muizz Street.

Located at 30.0517, 31.2619 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
10th-century architecture, Fatimid architecture, Mosques in Cairo, Visitor attractions in Cairo, Muizz Street, Medieval Cairo, Mosques in Egypt

Downtown Cairo

Downtown Cairo,, has been the urban center of Cairo, Egypt since the late 19th century, when the district was designed and built.

Located at 30.0475, 31.2383 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Downtown Cairo, Districts of Cairo, History of Cairo

The Townhouse Gallery

The Townhouse Gallery was established in 1998 as an independent, non-profit art space in Egypt with a goal of making contemporary arts accessible to all without compromising creative practice. The Townhouse supports artistic work in a wide range of media through exhibitions, residencies for artists and curators, educational initiatives and outreach programs.

Located at 30.0489, 31.2378 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Art museums and galleries in Egypt, Art galleries established in 1998, 1998 establishments in Egypt, Non-profit organisations based in Egypt

Maimonides Synagogue

The Maimonides Synagogue, also known as the Rav Moshe Synagogue, is a historic synagogue located in Cairo, Egypt. A synagogue has existed at the site since the 10th century and was subsequently named after the famous Jewish philosopher, rabbi and physician Maimonides, after his arrival there in around 1168. It is believed that Maimonides' original tomb is contained within the building.

Located at 30.051, 31.2626 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Medieval Cairo, Maimonides, Synagogues in Cairo

Ibn Maïmoun Synagogue

Ibn Maïmoun Synagogue is a synagogue in Cairo, Egypt.

Located at 30.0508, 31.2625 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Synagogues in Cairo

Ramses Exchange

The Ramses Exchange is a telecoms building in central Cairo that is a focal point of the Internet in Egypt. It is situated at 26 Ramses Street. Reports related to the 2011 Internet shutdown in Egypt refer to the Ramses Exchange as the location where the shut down was effected by powering down parts of the exchange.

Located at 30.067, 31.2617 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Internet exchange points, Internet in Egypt

Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex

The Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex was built between the years 1503 and 1505. This huge complex consists of a Khanqah, Mausoleum, Sabil-Kuttab, Mosque and Madrasa and is located at the Fahhamin Quarter, al Mu'izz li-Din Allah street in Cairo, Egypt. The structure lies on both sides of the al Mu'izz li-Din Allah street, with the congregational Mosque-Madrasa built on the western side, and the Khanqah-mausoleum-sabil-kuttab on the eastern side.

Located at 30.046, 31.2599 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Cairo

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