Cairo Opera House
Museum of Modern Egyptian Art
This vast collection of 20th- and 21st-century Egyptian art is set in the green, well-groomed Gezira Exhibition Grounds, across from...
Mahmoud Mukhtar Museum
Mukhtar (1891–1934) was the sculptor laureate of independent Egypt, responsible for Saad Zaghloul on the nearby roundabout and the Egypt...
Garden of Freedom and Friendship
Across Midan Saad Zaghloul from the Andalus Garden, on the southwest side, is the entrance to the grandly named Garden of Freedom and...
The Cairo outpost of the world-famous Buddha Bar is where you can party with the beautiful people while sipping lychee martinis and...
There’s no menu here, just select your fish from the iced-down display, then retire to your table to admire the view and tuck into a...
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Gezira · interesting places nearby
Cairo Opera House information
Performances by the Cairo Opera and the Cairo Symphony Orchestra are held in the 1200-seat Main Hall, where jacket and tie are required for men (travellers have been known to borrow them from staff). The Small Hall is casual. Check the website for the schedule; note that some events are at a theatre near Abdeen Palace, or in Alexandria.