Hostel Brothers

34 Talart Harb , Cairo, Egypt | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located in the وسط البلد area of Cairo, is near Gizeh Plateau, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Keops Pyramid, and Memphis.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Hostel Brothers Cairo

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Cairo

    Cairo, Week 1

    A travel blog entry by teachervagabond on Aug 23, 2013

    5 comments, 27 photos

    ... on my phone, so can send postcards that originate in the States. Don't know yet how the school manages their mail, but they seem to have some kind of service.

    Insert - Can I just say that I am SOOOO angry right now? I'm in the one place I've always wanted to be and I can't go explore it. I totally understand people's desire to be free, I totally get the conflict that is happening. But, I want to go to the pyramids. I want to go to Alexandria. I want to ...

    Raiders of the Lost Ark

    A travel blog entry by funkymonk on Jun 12, 2013

    ... Our hostel only uses drivers with a good history of treating people properly. The second a guest comes back and says bad things, they will no longer use the guy. I can't emphasize enough how good the hostel was like that. Our guide had put a lot of effort into looking after us and making sure that we were never pressured into buying anything we didn't want and getting into ugly situations with people. The money and hassle that we saved by taking this option easily out-does any of that ...

    The Pyramids of Dahshur & Giza

    A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Mar 16, 2013

    36 photos

    ... lifted into place to construct this edifice.

    The average pyramid block weighs 2.5 tons. Many weigh more. Lifting tens of thousands of such blocks and fitting them so precisely would be a huge job even today. In Egypt of 2600 BC, the wheel did not exist. The block & tackle did not exist. Without either, lifting huge blocks –some to a height of 341 feet on the Red Pyramid - is almost impossible to imagine. The power to move objects came ...

    Blazing a Trail...

    A travel blog entry by babamissesyou on Feb 27, 2013

    1 comment, 9 photos

    ... through no man's land, into Egypt and to the bus. We had to show our passports 5 times, and the Egyptian passport was the most laid back I've ever seen in my entire life. The passport control man stood in the middle of the arrival hall and put our sticker visas into our passports, then walked over to sit behind a booth where he took our arrival document. As soon as we got on the bus, Pr Larry and our new guide, Wahid, told us we already had a change in ...