Old Cairo

Old Cairo, Masr al Qadima, lies within the old Roman fortress of Babylon, which was not only a walled but a heavily fortified city, with a narrow streets and cobbled alleys. How the name of the famous Babylon came to be echoed in Egypt is not unknown. The Coptic historian Read more…

Memphis

The very ancient capital city of Egypt was founded by king Nar-Mer the founder of the very first dynasty, and the unifier of the two lands of Egypt; upper Egypt, and Lower Egypt. The city was named after the name of king Pipi’s pyramid Men-Nefer meaning Beautiful and Stable, which Read more…

The Pharaonic Village

Imagine going to a place a few miles from the center of Cairo where Egypt’s history and art come alive! At the Pharaonic Village, you’ll see faithful reproductions of buildings, clothing and lifestyles, a complete replica of the tomb of Tutankhamen and museums relating to different periods of Egyptian history. Read more…