People usually rush through Cairo as there is a wide variety of sightseeing to do. There is a lot to see and it is often jam-packed in rushed itineraries, missing a lot of depth and breadth. Travel broadens the mind. Cairo has a lot of hidden gems that often go undetected by the average traveler.
Luxor Temple is known as one of the largest Ancient Egyptian temple complexes located on the east bank of the Nile River and one of the two primary temples on the east bank, with the Karnak Temple, to which it was once linked with a processional way bordered with sphinxes.
Meandering through Cairo is like mazing through a maginificent open air museum. In Old Cairo sits the oldest medieval street in the world, Al-Muizz. The famous street was founded by the Fatimid leader Al Muizz El Din Allah Al-Fatimi and is one of the most wondrous examples of traditional Islamic architecture.
Situated on the West of the Nile, neighboring Egypt’s southernmost city Aswan are a handful of warm and vibrant villages painted in a kaleidoscope of colors. The famous Nubian Villages are a popular tourist destination, attracting both curious foreigners and peace-seeking locals.
One of the world’s most astounding megacities, Cairo flaunts a rich and varied history that continues to enamor visitors from across the world. Its choatic energy, traffic, and boisterous energy add an exciting dimension to Cairo’s ancient architectural spoils and Islamic wonders.