Ismailia House Hotel

1 El Tahrir Sq. Downtown, Cairo, Egypt | Hotel
Prices starting from $13.00

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A travel blog entry by amandane


... this mess. Back at the hotel, we were trying to arrange some wifi to check our emails before calling Dubai. Having not received any correspondence, with receipt for payment in hand, I picked up the phone. Luckily, the person on the other end spoke English pretty well and, by the end of the heated conversation, they had worked out that the Egyptian tour company's bank had rejected the payment. The money was in Dubai and they wanted me to come in and collect it. "You ...

Egypt Part 1: Cairo, Aswan, and Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels


... no escort. Arriving in Abu Simbel, we ran through the gauntlet of strategically placed shops, as in every tourist destination in the world, and got the the temples. Originally, these temples were at a lower level, but with the creation of the Aswan Dam, UNESCO sponsored their relocation to higher ground to keep them from being submerged under water. A pretty impressive undertaking to remove a large chunk of mountain off the side of the Nile, as the states are carved out of the ...

The end of my travel

A travel blog entry by eva.lee


... they may provide you accommodation and allow you to use their kitchen. In the next morning, I rode my horse until the area beside the dazzling Pyramid. suddenly I saw something is shining at the dune; I went up to the dune, and saw a scarab beetle. I strongly believe there must be the treasure I was looking for. I dig in for ...

Egyptology 101 - Temples

A travel blog entry by theresabill


Here are some commonalities of Egyptian temples and the ancient beliefs:

The temples were constructed on sacred sites. They were the homes of the gods where daily rituals were performed. The pharaohs were intermediaries between gods and humans, or high priests. All temples are laid out the same way and are located on the east side of the Nile (life).

The main gate represents three things: Egypt as the East and West Bank and the Nile in between, ...

04/05/13 - Day 46 - Egypt 1 - Paris to Cairo

A travel blog entry by adamis


... for the duration of the tour. Will's a great guy, and definitely one of the best tour guides I've ever had! We had a couple of issues during the tour, but he handled them all brilliantly. I don't know how he does it, leading a bunch of (mostly) clueless tourists around a country as complex as Egypt! Lathem and I were staying in a triple room, but our third roommate hadn't arrived yet, so we settled in, put the aircon on and chatted for a while.

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This hotel, located on 1 El Tahrir Sq. Downtown, Cairo, is near Khan Al-Khalili, Manyal Palace Museum, El Gawhara (Jewel) Palace Museum, and Mastaba of Ptah-Hotep and Akhti-Hotep.
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