Top Cairo Attractions

No city can compete with Cairo in terms of historical sightseeing. You should be aware that Cairo offers a lot more than just the museums and awe-inspiring mosques. Upon entrance, Cairo will feed your sense with a beautiful view of a modern metropolis before taking you inside its core for a wonderful sightseeing experience. The vigor of Cairo and its modern Egyptian street life is one of its kinds in the whole of Africa. More than the Sphinx and Giza Pyramids at the entrance of the city, other attractions in Cairo include Egyptian Museum where you’ll see one of the World’s great collections, Al-Azhar Mosque, Coptic Cairo, Saqqara & Dahshur, Royal Mummies at NMEC, Maze of Khan el-Khalili, Citadel, Sultan Hassan Mosque, and many more. There are more attractions waiting for you beyond the walls which only day trips from Cairo will catapult you there.

There are many ways to explore these attractions. First-time travelers are often advised to take the bus sightseeing tours to help navigate the main highways. These hop-on hop-off bus sightseeing tours in Cairo introduce travelers to the rich history of the city through the audio commentary on-board and an unlimited hop on and hop off. Furthermore, travelers also go for walking tours and biking tours options. This provides closer sightseeing of the city’s top attractions and also a chance to take pictures near them. Another interesting activity for families with kids is visiting the core food regions of the city. You wouldn’t want to miss discovering the rich African bites of this city. Take note: To have a stress-free sightseeing experience, you should get any of Cairo city passes. Admission into the more than 30 attractions listed in them is at discounted prices and you will skip the queue at the entrance like a smart traveler you are.

Plan your trip with our list of the top things to do in Cairo. In the list below are a handful of the best sightseeing tickets in Cairo carefully handpicked by reading hundreds of travelers’ comments. We’ve also compared prices from top suppliers to help travelers with different budgets find their choices. We’ve also attached well detailed information to each tour option to help you know exactly which one fit your laid-down preferences.

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