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Cairo is magnificent, where you’ll hear an array of sounds from donkey carts rattling down lanes to the muezzins' call to prayer from duelling minarets.


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Things to Know

This insider's guide to Cairo, with tips on health, safety and etiquette, can help you make the most out of your visit.

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Best Neighborhoods

Find the right neighborhood for you in the huge city of Cairo with our guide to the best areas for hotels and sights.

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Day Trips

Had your fill on Cairo's museums and markets? These four day trips delve further into Egypt's history and culture.

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Money and Costs

Pinching pennies to save Egyptian pounds? Here are our top tips for exploring Cairo on a budget.

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Cairo is the city that never stops... except for traffic jams that is. Find your way around with this guide to the metro, taxis and bus services.

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Free Things to Do

Cairo is a magnet for travelers on a budget. Here are the city's best free experiences.

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Traveling with Kids

From playing backgammon with locals to ticking off the Pyramids, this guide will help you navigate Cairo with kids in tow.

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