Majestically and powerful the Nile winds its way through Cairo, embracing two islands, Zamalek (Gezira) and Rode, and like a ribbon it ties together the beauty and mysteries of the city.

Cairo, also called “City of a Thousand Minarets, was founded in 969 A.D. and is today the largest city in the Arab World, with a population, including the greater metropolitan area, of about 20 million people.

And on a clear day,  you can see the Pyramids, and when you see them for the first time your heart will beat a little faster!  – They will forever connect Cairo to Ancient Egypt, and they are still today the main attraction for visitors coming to Egypt.

Photo by Steve Ott

I could go on and on talking about Cairo, but as the saying goes a picture is worth a thousand words, therefore, I will now show you the city instead of talking about it.

Photo by Steve Ott

Photo by Steve Ott








Photo by B.Nioche

Photo by Steve Ott

Photo by Steve Ott

Photo by B.Nioche

Photo by B.Nioche

Photo by B.Nioche

Cairo has one thing in common with New York – it is a City that never sleeps!

More from Egypt soon





About Brigitte Nioche

Author of Getting Over Growing Older Other titles - Dress to Impress, The Sensual Dresser, What Turns Men On.
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