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Showdance: Exciting Dance Show at Cairo Opera House

Showdance: Exciting Dance Show at Cairo Opera House

Beit El Sit El Wasila: Historic House in Islamic Cairo

Sharing a courtyard with Beit El Harrawi and Beit Zeinab El Khatoun, Beit El Sit…

Duroub Gallery: Small Art Works Exhibition 2010

We often visit art galleries in Cairo to admire works of art without any intention…

Best of Arts & Culture in Cairo: A Look Back at 2010

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Looking back on the past year’s finest events in arts and culture in Cairo leaves…

Darb 17 18: Fames: Family Vaudeville

We can always expect Darb 17 18 to present us with art that is anything…

Amir Taz Palace: Coptic Art Revealed

Egypt’s past is not a one-trick pony. As part of what continues to be a…

Viennoise Hotel: Cairo Documenta

On Monday night, the first floor of Downtown’s Viennoise Hotel was insanely crowded and filled…

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Madrasa-Khanqa Sultan Barquq: Historical Landmark on El Muezz Street

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Located on Muezz El Din Allah Street next to the Madrasa of Al Nasir Mohammed,…

Cairo International Film Festival: Four Films to Watch!

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Launched on November 30th, the Cairo International Film Festival has caused quite a stir around…

The Egyptian Museum: An Insider's Guide

It may not be the oldest museum exhibiting Egyptian antiquities, but the Egyptian Museum holds…

Beit El Harawi: 18th Century House And Concert Hall

A number of houses from Egypt’s Mamluk Period can still be found today throughout Islamic…

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Ahmed Darwish

Il Divino Pizzeria Definitely the best pizza in town

Amr

Ganoub I have to say that Ganoub studio is the best and most professional studio in town

Mandy van der Palen

Venue Lounge & Bar The worst expierence, really rude staff especially to foreigners to expensive for what you get . Bad music

Manar.Ibrahim

Il Mulino I just can't wait everyday for work to end, and head out to mulino for my coffee and…

The Egyptian Textile Museum: History of Egypt Through Fabrics

Long before Egypt was known worldwide for its cotton, Egyptians coveted linen and wool, using…

Beit El Suheimi: Historical Treasure on Muezz Street

A stroll down Cairo’s Muezz El Din Allah Street will bring you through a busy…

Cairo Opera House: Cairo’s Cultural Landmark

Situated in Zamalek near the southern end of the island is the National Cultural Centre,…

Gayer-Anderson Museum: Preserving Egypt’s Cultural Artefacts

The walls surrounding Egypt’s Ibn Tulun Mosque were once flanked with houses. Left unkempt for…

The Museum of Islamic Art: Regional History on Display

US$10 million and eight years of renovations have produced a very impressive result in this…