Never mind that this is a luxury hotel: its core is a lavish palace built by Khedive Ismail to house Empress Éugenie when she visited...
Museum of Islamic Ceramics
This beautiful small museum was closed for renovation at the time of research (admission and hours are approximate). But when it...
Gezira Arts Centre
The Marriott’s garden terrace is one of the most comfortable spots in town to relax over a drink. Big cane chairs, fresh air and...
A little slice of the Continent, with loads of brass and mirrors, and waiters in long white aprons serving crusty baguette sandwiches....
Sharia Saray al-Gezira, Zamalek · interesting places nearby
Nile Maxim information
The best of the Nile cruise boats, run by the Marriott, is a relatively economical way to see a big-name star such as Randa or Asmahan, along with an à la carte menu. Go for the later sailing, as the show is less rushed.