Category: cairo

ir-egipto-travel:

“Let the word in and sooner or later people will see the oceans pouring out of you. You’ll walk down the street and someone will mistake you for the sky. You are beautiful because you let yourself feel, and that is a brave thing indeed.”

📍 Mohamed Ali Mosque. Cairo. Egypt 🇪🇬
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Embrace walking on uneven ground, for it is only then that we are able to reach someplace new.

📍 Family Park. Cairo. Egypt 🇪🇬
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egypt-museum:

Egyptian Felucca Ride on the Nile

A cargo type felucca sails on the Nile near Cairo. The Pyramids of Giza are visible in the background.

ir-egipto-travel:

Orman garden in Cairo

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Orman garden is a unique theme park, Orman is a Turkish word which means forest. This place came into existence during the Ottoman reign in Egypt built by ruler Khedive Ismail Pasha in 1875.

It is one of the most famous Botanical gardens in Egypt. It became a public botanical garden in 1910/1917 and put under the Ministry of Agriculture management. The garden covers about 28 acres. Today, the garden contains a herbarium building, a rock garden, a rose garden, cactus gardens, and probably the most notable feature, the lotus pond.

Orman Garden is located west of the River Nile and east of Cairo University in the Giza Governorate.

ir-egipto-travel:

Al-Refai, Al-Refa’i, and named in English the Royal Mosque), located in Midan al-Qal’a, adjacent to the Cairo Citadel. It is the Khedival Mausoleum of the Royal Family of Muhammad Ali Pasha. The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan,which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt’s Islamic history and modernize the city. The mosque was constructed next to two large public squares and off of several European style boulevards constructed around the same time.
📍 Column of Al Refa’i Mosque. Cairo. Egypt 🇪🇬
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tripsinegypt:

9 days Egypt tour itinerary

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egyptianways:

Cairo silhouette

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Egyptian Museum, Cairo

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities has 120,000 items, with a representative amount of them on display, the remainder in storerooms. As of Feb 2017, the museum is open to the public.

http://www.sca-egypt.org/eng/MUS_Egyptian_Museum.htm

egyptianways:

Khan el-Khalili (خان الخليلي‎) is a souk (shopping area) in the historic center of Islamic Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo’s main attractions. The site was originally that of the mausoleum known as the turbat az-za’faraan (Saffron Tomb), burial site of the Fatimid caliphs. It was part of the Fatimid Great Eastern Palace complex, begun in 970 AD by Gawhar al-Siqilli, the general who conquered Egypt for the Fatimid dynasty and founded Cairo that same year.

Today, it’s mainly occupied by Egyptian merchants. Some shops sell souvenirs, antiques, and jewellery geared towards tourists, but many traditional workshops continue to operate in the area and the adjoining gold souk, among other trades, is still important. Along with shops, there are several coffeehouses (مقهى maqha), street food vendors, and restaurants. The coffee shops are often small and quite traditional, serving Arabic coffee and usually offering shisha. One of the oldest and most famous coffeehouses is Fishawi’s, established in 1773. The al-Hussein Mosque is adjacent to Khan el-Khalili, and Al-Azhar University and its mosque are nearby.

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