Culture - As you make your way around the
city you will see the pyramids of the pharaohs; early
Christian monasteries and churches and the Citadel
as well as a lot more. The Ancient Egyptians built
the pyramids as tombs to preserve the bodies of their
dead kings and you will see a lot of them in Cairo.
For five thousand years culture has been concentrated
in this land. You will see the Sphinx, which is one
of the most famous monuments in all the world and
it is in Cairo. The culture you can see in every building
and on every street.
Cairo is known as one of the safest
and friendliest cities in the world. You will have
ample opportunities to enjoy spending time in many
an interesting museum, taking in a cultural show or
exhibit. You will see the Egyptian Museum with over
50 years of ancient Egyptian history. It also has
within its walls the famous Tutankhamun, King Tut
collection in Cairo. Seeing an opera or musical or
ballet. There are many cultural monuments to tour
and mosques to see. The Saqqara is the oldest Ancient
Egyptian cemetery and you can see that too The culture
is all around you in this city on the Nile.
The restaurants and nightclubs offer an escape from
the city, but you will still know that you are in
Cairo. You can see the culture in the people of the
areas faces and in their customs. As you learn the
ways of the people you will come to realise that life
there is unique. You will learn along with them that
Cairo has a multitude of interesting
things for every person in the world. Perhaps you
will be one of the ones that comes back to visit Cairo
over and over again.