The Definitive Guide to Living in the Capital , Cairo , Egypt

These Cairo Spots Will Make Studying a Piece of Cake
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Back to school season is upon us, and while that may spell bad feelings for a lot of people, there’s still a lot of positives to the whole studying thing. One of them is when you’re feeling so lost in a certain subject, to the point of no return, but out of those gloomy shadows comes a heroic figure disguised as a friend of yours, one who actually does understand the syllabus. So you all decide to find a place to study together. But where to go? Fear not, for Cairo 360 has brought to you a comprehensive list of the best places to study with friends.

Al Maqarr

Located in Heliopolis, Al Maqarr made its name as one of the top coworking spaces in Egypt. Aside from their private meeting rooms, you can take a seat in their open area to study with friends. Al Maqarr boasts premium amenities such as personal lockers, printers, fully equipped kitchen, and free hot beverages.


Right in the heart of Dokki, Creativo is in a prime location for Cairo University students to study after college. For quite a small fee, you can enjoy Creativo’s colourful seating area, and refresh yourself with free hot drinks from their kitchen.

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Maadi residents can enjoy this coworking space with its rooftop terrace and comprehensive amenities including high-speed internet connection, fully equipped kitchen, as well as a number of meeting rooms, lounges, and conference rooms.


Perfect for Garden City and Downtown residents, Falak is built with an African styling that is soothing and comfortable. They have multiple seating areas, good music, as well as food and drinks at any time of day. The art pieces and decoration give this place a boost, and you can also shop for some home or clothing accessories from their handmade collection.

Sufi Bookstore

Zamalek has a ton of restaurants and cafés, it also has places like Sufi Bookstore, perfect for enjoying some quiet time for working or studying. Food and drinks are on offer, but the highlight of the place is its ambiance and overall decoration. You can also attend a number of events, concerts, and workshops at Sufi.


Spread all over our beloved capital, Diwan is a bookshop that offers excellent seating areas for reading, working, or studying in a quiet and relaxed environment. They have a small station for hot drinks and snacks, plus you’re surrounded by tons of books to get you in the right mood.

Cairo Opera House

If you enjoy open spaces, this is the right spot for you. Parking is a one-time 10 EGP fee, and there is a huge seating area which offers very reasonably priced food and drinks. The landscape is delightful, and on a breezy day, you won’t want to leave.