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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
History Museum
“The Egyptian museum of arts full of monuments dating back to the pharaonic age.”
  • 20 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Park
“The best place to be surrounded with green color with amazing view over looking on Old Cairo and Citadel Of Saladin”
  • 19 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“very big mall you can find anything in it from shopping to cinemas, and its very well known mall in cairo.”
  • 16 locals recommend
Entertainment
“This Citadel, one of Cairo's most iconic landmarks, was the seat of the Egyptian government since the 1200s until the advent of Modern Egypt around 150 years ago. One of the most well-known symbols of Cairo is the Mosque of Muhammad Ali, whose eponymous builder is widely considered to be the founder of modern Egypt. You will have great view of Cairo from the Citadel, and, on a clear day, you will even be able to see the Pyramids, 16 kilometers (10 miles) away! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Theatre
“Performances take place here many days a week, of music all around the world (despite the name, the Cairo Opera House doesn't only perform Opera!). Tickets are very affordable - seats go for usually around 100 - 150 EGP, or about 7 USD / 5.50 EUR. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Place to shop
“if you want to shop great antiques and authentic good from Islamic Egypt that is the place. do not forget to try the Shisha! ”
  • 12 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Restaurant
“one of the hottest spots in town, great food and upbeat music through the night ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A very chic bar restaurant with a nile view, the place is on the expensive side; you should be well dressed and reserve in advance. The nile view from the terrace is great ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“A huge shopping venue with a huge dining area, dancing fountain and sports activities ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Nightclub
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  • 3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Spacious retail complex with international chain stores, a cinema & a "dancing fountain" attraction.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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  • 4 locals recommend
Pub
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“One of the oldest bars in Cairo great for an afternoon drink cause it gets really busy at night”
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Burger Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Lounge
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“Sequoia is the best Restaurant in the neighborhood. It has an amazing nile views. It is divided into three places. 1st left bank which is great for breakfast or brunch ,2nd Sequoia which is highly recommended for the view and the food they also serve beers and drinks. The 3rd spot is an Asian cuisine. ”
  • 15 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“one of the hottest spots in town, great food and upbeat music through the night ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“A very chic bar restaurant with a nile view, the place is on the expensive side; you should be well dressed and reserve in advance. The nile view from the terrace is great ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Pizza Place
  • 4 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Burger Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is another "Take me back to 1960s Egypt!" spot and the decor is unchanged. It's a strange place, one that has vibe, ambience inside as if you are sitting in a garden. Try the feta or the molokhaya. Also, the stuffed artichokes with meat and béchamel is a good appetizer. Also located in downtown Cairo. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Good Egyptian local food, the place serves alcohol and narguilé. The food is quite good and the experience of the place and the Zamalek neighbourhood is nice”
  • 11 locals recommend

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