Richmond House Hostel

41 Sherif Street, Cairo, 11111, Egypt | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Cairo

Jordan to Egypt

A travel blog entry by adamz

Put together a small parcel to send from Jordan which only cost me $35 for just under 2kg. Not sure if I paid for air or surface but the dfference n the web page was only a few dollars so don't care to much. Needed to get rid of the last of my money anyway. Just hope the pacakge makes it to Oz.

Got on a plain to Cairo in the afternnon and …

The Pyramids of Giza

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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... like the kings do, so when he died he was hastily mummified and put into what they think may have been a high priests tomb, and filled it with heaps of treasure for him to take to the afterlife. The only real reason he is so famous is because his tomb was undisturbed when it was discovered in the 1920's (no thieves, no looting, etc) so all his treasure was still there, and still a jumble from the rush they took to put it all in, because after the 70 days of mummification, ...

Partying with a de facto head of state

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt

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... never before experienced such sensation of shock in the face of luxury as when we enter that buffet hall. Table after table of enormous, lavish dishes stretch away before us, with mountains of sculpted fruit flowing from every surface to fill the room with every colour. I'm overwhelmed by the bizarre urge to cry, perhaps at the excess, perhaps joy... mainly shock. Butlers serve everyone unreservedly from every platter, and then the guests are left to dive into an abundance ...

Coptic Cairo

A travel blog entry by theresabill

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... in the world and was founded in 1908 by Marcus Pasha.
The first room was a good illustration of early Christian art (1st and 2nd century). There was a blend of Greek and Egyptian sytles.

We saw many examples of Coptic Orthodox Church symbolism: Acamthathis leaves, grapes, fish, peacock, cross, ankh were some of the Coptic symbols. The museum was very well maintained museum and had beautiful wooden carved ceilings. The rooms were divided by types of ...

Sinai Scrape: A Waltz with the Military

A travel blog entry by immyinegypt

... as we burn down the desert road, face to face with a row of soldiers in the back of the vehicle in front with their guns balanced on their haunches.

Our progress runs smoothly after this, broken up only by regular check points where the glowing beacon of my pale face has us pulled over each time. The driver, apparently suffering amnesia when it comes to my nationality, is slowly making his way round Europe in his arbitrary replies to each interrogating ...

Location

This hostel, located on 41 Sherif Street, Cairo, is near Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu), Khafre's Pyramid, Dr. Ragab's Pharaonic Village, and Mena House Oberoi Golf Course.
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2.00 of 5 stars Fair