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The Egyptian Museum: An Insider's Guide

The Egyptian Museum: An Insider's Guide

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…

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…

Safar Khan: Katherine Bakhoum

Romance, mysticism and nostalgia meet in Safar Khan this November.   Artists Katherine Bakhoum’s current…

Espace Karim Francis Gallery: A Downtown Art Space Since 1995

Cairo’s art community and contemporary scene is predominantly located amongst the bustling streets of Downtown…

Ayyam Gallery: Safwan Dahoul

Cairo’s newest art show room Ayyam Gallery recently opened its doors in Zamalek. Neither the…

Ahmed Shawki Museum: A Quiet Tribute to the Prince of Poetry

Despite their phenomenal architecture and historical value, Egyptian museums often go unnoticed among the hustle…

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Hashim Alsharef

الخمسينة المكان ضيق وطاولاتهم صغيرة وت وزيعه سيئ وأهم حاجة في المحل الحذر في الفاتورة إضافات من عندهم وانت…

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Dalia Abbas

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Mohammad Ezz

Flamenco Café Its the Golden Tulip Flamenco Hotel not just the Flamenco Hotel. Cozy and relaxing, yet over prised

orefaie98

Ahwak Salon de Thé: Elegant New Hangout in Zamalek I was there on the 5th day of Ramadan 2017 the place is nice but overpriced with 150…

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Sherif Serag ElDin

Favilla Lounge the best

Contemporary Image Collective: Francesc Ruiz

It’s finally here! Several months after artist Francesc Ruiz gave his talk at CIC’s new…

Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art: Bidoun Library

On October 12th, 2010 Townhouse Gallery launched its first exhibition following its summer hiatus, and…

Al Masar Gallery: Re-Presentation

The adage 'a picture is worth a thousand words' rings true for Egyptian artist Hamdi…

Abdeen Palace: Cairo’s Military Memorabilia at its Finest

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Many of us in Cairo don't usually fancy looking at weaponry for hours on end,…

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Characters of Egypt Festival 2010: Coming This Weekend!

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Celebrating its third-year running at Fustat Wadi El Gemal National Park, the Characters of Egypt…