1 The Egyptian Museum

One of the world’s truly great museums, containing a massive collection of ancient statues, sarcophagi, frescoes, reliefs, and incredible treasures from the tomb of Tutankhamun.

2 Islamic Cairo

The medieval city of Saladin (Salah al-Din) is Cairo’s true heart, teeming with life and chock-a-block with stunning architecture.

3 The Citadel

Dominating Cairo’s skyline, the great fort commissioned by Saladin boasts a plethora of quirky museums, the Mohammed Ali mosque and commanding views of the city.

4 Old Cairo

This compact quarter contains the city’s most ancient Coptic churches and its oldest synagogue.

5 The Pyramids of Giza

The sole surviving wonder of the ancient world, and still stunning to this day.

6 The Pyramids of Dahshur

Still largely unknown to tour groups, these are some of the most fascinating and significant of all Egypt’s pyramids.

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