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Delve into Tirsa in Egypt

Tirsa in the region of Al Jīzah is a city in Egypt - some 7 mi or ( 11 km ) South of Cairo , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Tirsa

Current time in Tirsa is now 05:07 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Beersheba. While being here, make sure to check out Tyre . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Tirsa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Egyptian Boy - American Boy Parody

3:56 min by EgyptianG
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Keep in mind, I'm a comedian and this video is for comedic purposes, not an American idol audition..thank you!! Watch in High Quality!!! Lyrics: Safwat: Za number one saeedi sound Your boy Safwat abou ..

Best of Cairo

4:26 min by David PIN
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48 hours in Cairo Other travels in pictures and movies @ ..

Church in Coptic Cairo Egypt

1:12 min by Laura Jurica
Views: 6201 Rating: 4.86

The Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) derives its name from its location on top of the southern tower gate of the old Babylon fortress (in Old, or Coptic Cairo) with its nave suspende ..

POV Walk Through Hadayek el Maadi - Cairo, Egypt

3:19 min by pausethemoment
Views: 4592 Rating: 4.25 -- This is a POV video of us walking from the Hadayek el Maadi Metro station to my friends home. Just wanted to show you all a behind the scenes look at the neighborhood that we ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt

The Supreme Constitutional Court (or SCC) is an independent judiciary body in the Arab Republic of Egypt, with its new seat in the Cairo suburb of Maadi. The Court is the highest judicial power in Egypt and it alone undertakes the judicial control in respect of the constitutionality of the laws and regulations and shall undertake the interpretation of the legislative texts in the manner prescribed by law.

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Located at 29.97 31.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: 1979 establishments in Egypt, Buildings and structures in Cairo, Constitutional courts, Egyptian Revival architecture, Egyptian law, Government of Egypt, National supreme courts


Fustat, was the first capital of Egypt under muslim rule. It was built by the Muslim general 'Amr ibn al-'As immediately after the Muslim conquest of Egypt in AD 641, and featured the Mosque of Amr, the first mosque built in Egypt and in all of Africa. The city reached its peak in the 12th century, with a population of approximately 200,000.

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Located at 30.00 31.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: 641 establishments, Amṣar, Arabic architecture, Former populated places in Egypt, History of Cairo, Old Cairo, Populated places established in the 7th century, Populated places in Egypt

Cairo Geniza

The Cairo Geniza is a collection of some 300,000 Jewish manuscript fragments that were found in the geniza or storeroom of the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Fustat or Old Cairo, Egypt. Some additional fragments were found in the Basatin cemetery east of Old Cairo, and the collection includes a number of old documents bought in Cairo in the later 19th century. It is now dispersed among a number of libraries, including the libraries of Cambridge University and the University of Manchester.

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Located at 30.01 31.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 9th-century establishments, Cairo culture, Hebrew manuscripts, History of Cairo, Islam-related literature, Jewish Egyptian history, Jewish libraries, Judaism in Egypt, Libraries in Egypt, Manuscripts from the Cairo Geniza, Religion in Cairo

Ben Ezra Synagogue

The Ben Ezra Synagogue, sometimes referred to as the El-Geniza Synagogue or the Synagogue of the Palestinians, is situated in Old Cairo, Egypt. According to local tradition, it is located on the site where baby Moses was found. The land for the synagogue was purchased in 882 CE for 20,000 dinars by Abraham ibn Ezra of Jerusalem. This was the synagogue whose geniza or store room was found in the 19th century to contain a treasure of abandoned Hebrew secular and sacred manuscripts.

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Located at 30.01 31.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: 19th-century synagogues, Old Cairo, Orthodox synagogues, Religious organizations established in 1892, Synagogues in Cairo

Coptic Museum

The Coptic Museum is a museum in Coptic Cairo, Egypt with the largest collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts in the world. It was founded by Marcus Simaika Pasha in 1908 to house Coptic antiquities. The museum traces the history of Christianity in Egypt from its beginnings to the present day. It was erected on 8,000 square meters offered by the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria under the guardianship of Pope Cyril V.

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Located at 30.01 31.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 5 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Cairo, Cairo culture, Coptic Cairo, Coptic Orthodox Church, Ethnic museums in Egypt, History museums in Egypt, Museums established in 1910, Museums in Cairo, Old Cairo, Religious museums, Visitor attractions in Cairo