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The Egyptian Textile Museum: History of Egypt Through Fabrics

The Egyptian Textile Museum: History of Egypt Through Fabrics

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…

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…

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Mostafa Hamed

شيخ جاكسون: عن مراهقتنا الجميلة رغم كل شيء! فيلم جميل جدا وفكرني بأيام زمان. أنا كنت من عشاق مايكل جاكسون.. قول للزمان ارجع يازمان

wael.hamdy

بوتشرز برجر – Butcher’s Burger بطاطس سيئة معاملةوحشة شايفيين نفسهم بيتعاملو مع الزبون بطريقة وحشة اللي بيقدملنا الطلب حكنالو على البطاطس المقليه بزيت…

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wealooo

Fat Cow: Top Burgers, Steep Prices on Road 9 in Maadi thee sandwiches : Honky Tonk & Swiss and The Smoke house Two people sick and 1 went to…

Amr

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

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Haisam Awad

Le Bistro Pub Great little bar with a sleepy, chilled atmosphere. Better music wouldn't go amiss, though.

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…

Safar Khan: Gardens of Egypt

After more than a month of renovations, Safar Khan Gallery has reopened its doors in…

Gezirah Art Center: Lise Allam

Held until October 18th at the Gezirah Art Center gallery in Zamalek, Doll is a…