City View Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews City View Hotel Cairo
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... was a scam. Soon, I chanced upon yet another man. He asks me if I like the museum and tells me he works there and he's in charge of the animal mummy room. We have tea and have the best conversation I've had with an Egyptian so far here. We talk about Egyptology, his children, etc... He gives me his name and tells me to go to the Egyptian museum at 330pm the next day to find him and he'll get me a free entrance and 10min of his time. Overall I sensed no ...
... we took a boat ride down the river and then walked up to see the Great Sphinx. On the day after that we went and saw the Citadel and walked around it for the day. We were so worn out from our three days full of touring the sights of Cairo we decided to just stay in our hostel for the rest of the time. We have our next flight to Sydney on the ...
... home by 7pm. It makes for very short days. Once home, I sit out on my glass enclosed balcony watching the locals who didn't obey curfew. I'm sure the traffic is a 10th what is would be if there wasn't a curfew in place.
But, be assured. We are safe. There has been no violence in our Maadi neighborhood. I have to emphasis this. We walk around during the day and are treated with kindness and respect by our Egyptian neighbors. Even after dark, it appears to ...
... in the pool and then headed out for dinner.
We took a very inexpensive cab ride to Sequoia Restaurant. We stuck to he mezza menu and ordered tehina, mixed mini shawarma in mini pitas, calamari and our waiter recommended mombar (rice in warm grape leaves). It was all really good, but way more than we needed!
Other new words of the day: Insha'Allah - means God willing and Aish - means bread and ...
... Cairo, Cairo was not a Pharonic city. The foundations were laid by the Islamic Fatimid dynasty from about 970AD. The capital at the time was Memphis some 22 kilometers south of Giza. Calling Elvis. The city was largely contained within citadel walls but grew and soon expanded. It wasn’t really until the late 1800’s when French educated Ismail Pasha came to power and flowered the city with touches of European flair.
The Cairo Museum is universally famous. ...