Don’t hope to see everything in the Egyptian Museum in one go. It simply cannot be done. Instead, plan on making at least two visits,...
Omar Makram Mosque
Omar Makram Mosque is the place where anybody who's anybody has a funeral.
The world learned the name Midan Tahrir (Liberation Sq) in early 2011, when millions of Egyptians converged here in a peaceful...
Abu Aly Bar
For an upscale sheesha e xperience, head to the open-air terrace at this modern ahwa , featuring live music, delectable snacks and...
Diverse and delicate mezze come with fresh-baked pillows of pita, and mains such as fatta are served in individual cast-iron pots. The...
Corniche el-Nil · interesting places nearby
This is a great outlet for rare books on Egypt and the Middle East, as well as lithographs, maps and engravings. Another branch (L’Orientaliste) is on Sharia Qasr el-Nil.