"Cairo Christian and Islamic" Cairo by Kuznetsov_Sergey
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Cairo is the largest city of Egypt and one of the largest cities of the world. Though on the area it concedes to Moscow twice, but by in a number of the population it surpasses Moscow almost twice. 18 million inhabitants in comparison with 10 million in Moscow have seemed impressing.
The city is located mainly on the right east bank of the Nile near to the beginning of its delta. From two sides the city is clamped by deserted plateaus - Muqattam from the east and Giza from the West. Therefore the city strongly extends along the river. In the city there are two islands: Gezira and Roda.
In comparison with clean and well-groomed European cities Cairo makes depressing impression. However owing to the sights it certainly deserves visiting by any person who is interested in history and culture of Egypt.
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3 min 45 sec Egypt Cairo Traveling by bus from Giza 2007
0 min 45 sec Egypt Cairo Museum Outside 2007
3 min 37 sec Egypt Cairo Traveling by bus 2007
2 min 52 sec Egypt Cairo Old El Muallaka 2007
2 min 39 sec Egypt Cairo Old St George Monastery 2007
2 min 28 sec Egypt Christian Cairo 2007
1 min 03 sec Egypt Cairo Old Souvenir Shop 2007
4 min 42 sec Egypt Cairo Traveling by bus across Islamic 2007
2 min 44 sec Egypt Cairo Islamic 2007
5 min 52 sec Egypt Cairo Khan al-Khalili Bazaar 2007
2 min 36 sec Egypt Cairo Traveling by bus across Cairo 2007
0 min 55 sec Egypt Cairo Restaurant 2007
My other Egypt pages out of the April 2007 Trip:
3) Bur Safajah,
5) Al Karnak,
6) Necropolis of Thebes,
9) Esna (Isna),
10) Edfu (Idfu),
11) Temple of Horus in Edfu,
12) Kom Ombo,
13) Abu Simbel,
16) Pyramids of Giza,
Strolling around Christian Cairo and visiting world famous Churches I came to the Orthodox cemetery which impressed me... more travel advice
The Egyptian Museum situated to the northwest of the Liberation Square. It is known by the world's largest and finest... more travel advice
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