Top Destinations in Egypt
About Cairo
Cairo, is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world and Africa, and its metropolitan area is the 16th largest in the world. Located near the Nile Delta, it was founded in 969 AD more>>
Major Tourist Attractions
Built by King Menes, Memphis is the oldest capital of Egypt and is 24 km from Cairo. The Statue of Ramesses II built of fine-grained limestone is displayed in the museum. The statue is 13 m long and weighs 120 tons. The other interesting monuments at Memphis are Temple for Embalming the Sacred Apis Bull. Saqqara is the ancient Egyptian cemetery on a desert plateau near Cairo. Nearby is the Step... more>>
Culture in Cairo Egypt
Cairo has a legacy that spans millennia - even though the present city was built just over a thousand years ago - and stands as a monument to one of the longest-lived empires in the world. With a population of nearly 7 million, the city is the largest in the Arab world and one of the most densely populated on the planet. Cairo also is a very cosmopolitan city, incorporating elements from hundre... more>>