"The Nilometer" Nilometer Tip by mariocibelli

Nilometer, Cairo: 3 reviews and 7 photos

Located at the tip of Roda Island, the Nilometer is very interesteing. It was used to measure the level of the Nile and thus predict upcoming harvests etc.
Cost is 6 pounds, you need to find the attendant to let you in.

Address: In the complex at end of Roda Island
Directions: from Mari Giris (Coptic Cairo) from Metro station walk over tracks and walk to river, there is a footbridge go left and there are the admission gates.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 31, 2004
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