Hanager Arts Centre
In the Gezira Exhibition Grounds, the Hanager Arts Centre hosts rotating exhibits and performances.
This 187m-high tower is the city’s most famous landmark after the Pyramids, and very popular with Cairenes and Arab sightseers. Built in...
Museum of Modern Egyptian Art
This vast – perhaps too vast – collection of 20th- and 21st-century Egyptian art can be difficult to appreciate, given the cramped...
Cairo Opera House
Performances by the Cairo Opera and the Cairo Symphony Orchestra are held in the 1,200-seat Main Hall, where jacket and tie are required...
106 Sharia el-Nil, Doqqi · interesting places nearby
Sea Gull information
There’s no real menu at this Nileside restaurant – you just select which fish you like from the iced-down display, then retire to your table to admire the view and tuck into a spread of salads while everything is grilled. The crowd is almost entirely Egyptian families, perhaps drawn by the waiters in their smart national-flag uniforms. Outside seating is great on a balmy night; there’s air-con inside if you want it. On the street, look for the neon fish and crabs on the fence.