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Top 10 MUST-SEE Cairo Tourist Attractions

Here is a list of the Top 10 Tourist Attractions to visit in Cairo, Egypt. These are the most important sites you must see when visiting the vibrant capital of Egypt.

Source: https://www.egypttoursplus.com/cairo-egypt-attractions/

The Giza Pyramids Complex & Necropolis [Truly Breathtaking]

Listed as one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World, the Giza Pyramids Complex and Necropolis in Egypt is well and truly the face of an Ancient Civilization →

Djoser Step Pyramid – One Of Egypt’s Most Famous Tombs

Built during the 27th century BC, Djoser Step Pyramid stands in the Saqqara necropolis which is located in Memphis, the capital of the Old Kingdom.

Egyptian Museum in Cairo [The Amazing Museum of Antiquities]

Experience the stunning Egyptian Museum in Cairo and its impressive 120,000 ancient Egyptian artifacts on display.

Dahshur Pyramids – An Amazing Ancient Egyptian Royal Necropolis

The Dahshur Pyramids make up an ancient royal necropolis, located approximately 40 kilometers south of Cairo - the pyramids were built from 2613 – 2589 BC.

Cairo Citadel – An Islamic Medieval Fortification in Cairo, Egypt

The Cairo Citadel in Egypt is a medieval Islamic fortification constructed in 1183 CE around the ancient city to protect against the invading Crusaders.

The Khan El Khalili Bazaar – There’s No Other Market Like It

Khan El Khalili bazaar is located in the Islamic district of Cairo. It is said to be the oldest open air market in the Middle East, and a must see Cairo tourist attraction.

Grand Egyptian Museum - World's Biggest Archeological Museum

Welcome to Cairo’s all-new Grand Egyptian Museum and enjoy never before seen artifacts, and for the first time ever, the complete Tutankhamen collection. Expected to open in 2018.

Memphis, Egypt [The Amazing Capital Of The Old Kingdom]

Memphis Egypt served as the country’s capital during the Old Kingdom. For this reason, many tourists see the ancient city of Memphis (which is an open air museum today) as a great starting point of their Egypt vacation.

Mosque Of Muhammad Ali – The Amazing Alabaster Mosque

The Mosque of Mohammad Ali in Cairo is also fondly referred to as the Alabaster Mosque, and thanks to its outstanding beauty, it’s the most visited mosque in Egypt.

Hanging Church Of Cairo – Coptic Church Of St. Virgin Mary

The Hanging Church of Cairo is one of Egypt’s oldest churches, believed to have been built in 690 AD. It’s also Egypt’s most famous Basilica style churches.