Cairo, popularly known as 'The Jewel of the Orient' is situated on the banks of the River Nile to the south of its delta. Cairo is translated from the word 'al-Qahirah' which is also the official name of the city, meaning 'The Subduer'. With a population of about 15.2 million people, Cairo is considered to be the sixteenth most populous metropolitan area in the world.
Cairo, the Triumphant City and the glorious capital of Egypt as also known as the cradle of civilization. 'The City of the Thousand Minarets', Cairo is the largest city in the Middle-East and Africa. It's the best place where you can see past meeting present with the evidence of 2000 years of Islamic, Jewish and Christian Coptic culture that continue to flourish here.
Some of the tourist attractions of Cairo are The Egyptian Museum of Antiques, Khan al-Khalili Bazaar and The Pyramids of Giza.
Shop till you drop at the famous Golden Palace Perfume Shop, Rug Shops and Souvenir Shops located at different corners of Cairo.
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