Cairo – The Mother of the World awaits
There aren’t many places that conjure up so many images of an ancient past in one’s mind on mere mention like Egypt and its capital Cairo does. Like the mummies of their ancient Kings, Cairo has carefully preserved its intriguing history, heritage and cultural legacies to stand the test of time and modernisation.
Artefacts big & small are all around you in the Egyptian capital, testaments to the import historical significance of Egypt and its capital on the river Nile to the entire world. The pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and Cairo Tower are but a few of the iconic sights & sites that make Cairo one of the most truly unique and fascinating cities to visit, and certainly a most ideal city for a Freetour.com free guided tour.
Tahrir Square in Cairo’s centre is home to the incredible Egyptian Museum, built in 1901, which houses a vast collection of ancient artefacts & antiquities of unrivalled ilk, some of which belonged to the fabled boy-king Tutankhamun, and joining an authentic local Cairo guide for a free tour of the museum is a must. Beyond this intriguing treasure-trove of the relics of ancient Egyptian civilisation, you can explore splendid Mosques & architecture, 19th Century Palaces and grand avenues while soaking up the unique essence of history, and the vibrant buzz of this sprawling & enthralling, hectic & harmonious, often chaotic yet undeniably characteristic, colourful city.