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Discover Cairo in Egypt

Cairo in the region of Al Qāhirah with its 7,734,614 habitants is a town located in Egypt and is the capital of this country.

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Local time in Cairo is now 04:42 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Cairo " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tyre, Gaza, Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Tanta. When in this area, you might want to check out Tyre . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Cairo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Pigeon Breeder in Cairo

3:07 min by TheDailyNewsEgypt
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Despite the rise of bird flu cases in Egypt over the past year, urban pigeon "farming" on apartment roofs in Cairo is taking off - breeding pigeons in towers is one of the most popular hobbies in the ..

On The Go Tours | Egypt Tours | Egypt Holidays | Nile Cruises

3:15 min by onthegotours
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www.onthegotours.com - a preview of tours to Egypt by On the Go Tours. Offering a select collection of flexible group tours to Egypt, family adventures in Egypt and tailor-made holidays to Egypt, we h ..


GTA 4 Audi R8 vs Bugatti Veyron !! ENB series Extreme Graphics [ Car mods + RealizmIV + VisualIV ]

3:41 min by Soley911
Views: 42586 Rating: 4.21

This video is a comparison between two of the fastest cars in the world is presented using GTA 4: - Audi R8 mod (done by Stiopa) www.gta4-mods.com - Buggati Veyron mod (done by KotsChopShop ) www.gta4 ..

How to Cross The Street in Cairo, Egypt

2:07 min by TheDailyNewsEgypt
Views: 39739 Rating: 4.38

Daily News Egypt's Jessica Desvarieux gives step-by-step instructions on how to cross the street in Cairo, Egypt, a city with over two million cars on its roads. Reported/Produced by: Jessica Desvarie ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Ramses Station

Ramses Railway Station is the main railway station of Cairo, Egypt. The name is derived from the Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II whose statue was erected by Nasser on the square in 1955. The station was formerly known as Misr Station. The original railway station was built as the terminal of the first rail link from Alexandria to Cairo in 1856. The current building was erected in 1892 and upgraded in 1955. As of January 2001 it was undergoing a major modernisation.

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Located at 30.06 31.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Cairo, Rail transport in Egypt, Railway stations in Egypt, Railway stations opened in 1856, Transport in Cairo, Transport infrastructure completed in 1892

Coptic Hospital

The Coptic Hospital is a name given to a hospital in Cairo, Egypt.

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Located at 30.06 31.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Cairo, Coptic Orthodox Church, Hospitals in Egypt

Faggala

Faggala is a district of Cairo, Egypt near Ramesis Square. It has long been an important center for book publishing, perhaps the largest in the country. It is also an important religious center for the Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt.

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Located at 30.06 31.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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Azbakeya

Azbakeya is one of the districts of Cairo, Egypt in the centre of Cairo, and contains many historically important establishments. One of these is the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral (Azbakeya), which was inaugurated by Pope Mark VIII in 1800. and served as the seat of the Coptic Pope in Cairo from 1800 to 1971. Azbakeya was the place were the first Cairo Opera House was established, until it was burnt in 1970.

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Located at 30.05 31.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
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Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue (Cairo)

The Sha'ar Hashamayim Synagogue (lit. Gate of Heaven) is located in Cairo, Egypt. The synagogue was also known as Temple Ismailia and the Adly Street Synagogue. Its long-time leader was Chief Rabbi Chaim Nahum. In 2008, the synagogue marked its 100th anniversary. The synagogue was built in a style evoking ancient Egyptian temples, and was once the largest building on the boulevard. When the synagogue opened in 1899, there was a vibrant Jewish community in Cairo.

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Located at 30.05 31.24 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 19th-century synagogues, Downtown Cairo, Religious organizations established in 1899, Synagogues in Cairo

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temperature and rainfall during the year in Cairo