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Cairo: The City

CairoCairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world and Africa, and the 16th largest metropolitan area in the world. It was founded in the year 969 A.D. making it more than 1040 years old. One of Cairo nicknames is "The City of a Thousand Minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture; Cairo has long been a centre of the region's political and cultural life. Cairo was founded by the Fatimid dynasty in the 10th century AD.; but the land composing the present-day city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo.

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Cairo Museums

Cairo MuseumsCairo is a city rich on culture and historical artifacts and many of them are kept inside museums offering for visitors from all over the world a variety of museums, which varies between historical, religious, art, and much much more, you can have brief information about Cairo museums here

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Islamic Cairo

Islamic CairoIslamic Cairo is the name commonly given to the core of medieval Cairo, a part of the city remarkably different from the modern Downtown district and the suburbs to the west. Islamic Cairo is not more or less Islamic than the rest of the city, but it's the area of the city which holds the most, the greatest and the most famous Islamic monuments. Many of these raised by the Fatimid caliphs who founded the city Cairo (preceded by Fustat or Old Cairo).

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Jewish Cairo

Ben Ezra SynagogueBen Ezra Synagogue may be the home of more history and legends than any other synagogue in the world. Over 400,000 items were discovered there, including a valuable collection of ancient manuscripts and Torah scrolls, dating back over a thousand years.

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Modern Cairo

Nile in CairoModern Cairo is soon 150 years old. It was projected with Paris in mind. As Haussmann had drawn wide boulevards through the old and narrow streets of central Paris, so wanted the ruler of Egypt, Khedive Ismail. The occasion was the opening of the Suez Canal: he wanted to impress kings and politicians of Europe

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Coptic Cairo

Coptic CairoCoptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. George and many other Coptic churches and historical sites. It is believed that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga). Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt.

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