Omar Makram Mosque
Omar Makram Mosque is the place where anybody who's anybody has a funeral.
Arab League Building
Midan Tahrir (Liberation Sq) gained world renown in early 2011, when millions of Egyptians converged there to oust then-president Hosni...
Haroun El-Rashid Nightclub
This old-fashioned-looking five-star club – all red curtains and white marquee lights – is where the famous Dina has been known to...
This soothing, wood-panelled space is a favourite with wealthy Cairenes. Grilled foods don’t have the proper char, but other...
Semiramis InterContinental, Corniche el-Nil · interesting places nearby
Delicious Lebanese food in a sumptuous but relaxed atmosphere. Diverse and delicate mezze come with fresh-baked pillows of pita, and mains such as fatta are served in individual cast-iron pots. The setting is very sleek, but considering portion sizes are generous and sharing is the norm, the prices are not as high as you would expect.