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CAIRO. Where the ancient mysteries of Egypt come to life in the shadow of the awe-inspiring pyramids and the timeless Sphinx. Amidst the bustling markets, rich history, and the flowing Nile, you'll discover a city that seamlessly blends the past and present, promising an adventure as epic as the pharaohs of old.


Cairo is Known For

The Pyramids of Giza

The iconic Pyramids of Giza, stand as a living testament to ancient Egypt's awe-inspiring architectural achievements.

Egyptian Museum

A treasure trove of antiquities, offers a captivating journey through Egypt's history, with its vast collection of mummies, artifacts, and iconic treasures like King Tutankhamun's mask.

Historic Islamic Cairo

Historic Islamic Cairo, with its maze-like streets, stunning mosques, and rich architectural heritage, immerses visitors in the city's centuries-old Islamic culture and history.

Bustling Souks and Markets

Cairo's bustling souks and markets, like Khan el-Khalili, are a sensory delight where colorful goods, spices, and the rhythmic hum of commerce create an unforgettable and vibrant atmosphere.

Top Attractions in Cairo

Giza Necropolis

#1 - Giza Necropolis


The Egyptian Museum

#2 - The Egyptian Museum


Old Cairo (Coptic Cairo)

#3 - Old Cairo (Coptic Cairo)


Pyramid of Djoser

#4 - Pyramid of Djoser


Mosque of Muhammad Ali

#5 - Mosque of Muhammad Ali


Aqsunqur Mosque

#6 - Aqsunqur Mosque


Al-Azhar Mosque

#7 - Al-Azhar Mosque


Khan el-Khalili

#8 - Khan el-Khalili


Cairo Highlights

The Pyramids of Giza
Cairo is famous for its proximity to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

The Sphinx
Located near the pyramids, the Sphinx is an iconic monument with the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh.

Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo houses a vast collection of ancient Egyptian artifacts, including King Tutankhamun's treasures.

Islamic Architecture
The city is known for its historic Islamic architecture, including mosques like the Sultan Hassan Mosque and the Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
This bustling marketplace is known for its traditional crafts, jewelry, textiles, and vibrant atmosphere.

Nile River
Cairo is situated along the banks of the Nile River, and boat cruises on the Nile are a popular tourist activity.

Coptic Cairo
The city is home to a significant Coptic Christian population, and Coptic Cairo contains historic churches and religious sites.

Al-Azhar University
This renowned Islamic university is one of the oldest in the world and a center for Islamic scholarship.

Traffic and Congestion
Cairo is known for its bustling streets and traffic congestion, particularly during rush hours.

Ancient History
Cairo is steeped in ancient history, and its various historic sites and monuments reflect the rich heritage of Egypt.

Calligraphy and Arts
Arabic calligraphy and Islamic art are celebrated in Cairo, with many workshops and galleries dedicated to these forms.

Street Food
The city is known for its street food culture, offering a wide range of delicious dishes like falafel, koshari, and shawarma.

Barcelona Top Annual Events

The three kings day is part of the celebration of Christmas culminating 12 days after Christmas on January 6th. On the eve of the 6th parades take place throughout the city, the largest is called Cabalgata de Reyes where 500,000 people lineup each year to watch. Celebrations peak on the 6th where presents are opened and traditionally a sweet bread called Tortell de Reis is enjoyed.

Carnaval is celebrated in many Catholic countries in February to have some fun before heading into lent. In Barcelona you can find kid and adult friendly celebrations including floats, costumes, music, and fireworks.

Saint George’s day, also called Día de la Rosa (the day of the Rose) is the Catalonian Valentine’s day celebrated on April 23rd. Rose and book stands can be found all over the city. In tradition women receive a red rose and men receive a book as a gift. On this day you will find Casa Batlló decorated in roses.

Formula 1 is widely enjoyed in Barcelona. Each year the city is host to the Spanish Grand Prix in May where over 150,000 people enjoy this high octane event.

Celebrated on the night of June 23rd and June 24th, the beaches become a party with fires and fireworks. Locals refer to this night as 'Nit del Foc' meaning night of fire. This is a celebration of the longest day and shortest night of the year.

One weekend each year in June Barcelona hosts one of the best known music festivals in Europe. The events are attended by over 100,000 people and are split between sonar by day and sonar by night.

In mid-August, every Barrio (neighborhood) compete to be the best decorated street. Gracia is one of the most well-known neighborhoods to explore the amazing setups. The celebration continues both day and night and includes live concerts and drinks.

On September 24th hundreds of performance take place in the streets. Many involve mythical beasts or giants and include dancing, drums and fireworks. During the celebration you can also find Castellers building human towers.

Best Time to Visit

May to June

Driest Months

June to August

Wettest Months

September to November

Barcelona Travel Inspiration

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Regional Attractions



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Costa Brava

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PortAventura Park

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Salvador Dali Museum

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