Cairo outdoor must-dos

4 places

Khan el-Khalili

Orientation & Geography

Africa, Egypt, Cairo

The Gold District is still the first choice for thousands of locals to do business, so get your bargain. Open from early morning to sundown (except Friday morning and Sunday).

Al-Azhar Park

Orientation & Geography

Africa, Egypt, Cairo

It’s best to go when the sun is setting, around 4 or 5 PM. Great way to spend a few hours in a relaxed environment, where you have a perfect view over the whole city of Cairo.

Babylon Fortress

Orientation & Geography

Africa, Egypt, Cairo

Take the metro line that goes to Helwan and get off at Mar Girgis Station, the fortress is the first sight in front of you.

Zamalek

Orientation & Geography

Africa, Egypt, Giza Governorate

Don’t miss the Cairo Tower, a distinctive landmark visible from most of downtown Cairo.