TripAdvisor Reviews Mayourka Hotel Cairo
Travel Blogs from Cairo
... 160; Our favorite part of visiting the Citadel was the Mosque of Muhammad Ali and the courtyard outside. As you enter the courtyard, you're asked to take off your shoes out of respect and to prevent the sand and dirt from entering the mosque. The courtyard was stunning. There's a fountain in the center where people would wash their feet before entering the mosque that's extremely ornate. On the opposite side of the courtyard from the ...
... entrance gate into the pyramids - no we didn't want a guide, no we didn't want to ride a camel, no we didn't want to ride a horse, No we didn't want to ride in a horse-drawn trap etc etc.
Thought you might like to know a little background about the people I will be riding with for the next 4 months, and who will be appearing in my blog no doubt at regular intervals. The five who accompanied me to the Pyramids were:
Erwin Attenberger from Bavaria, Germany. ...
... tomb of Tutankhamen are a must see and absolutely breathtaking. However there are so many amazing displays, statues, tablets, deities, containers, jewelry the list goes on and on. Even the grounds of the museum are covered with artifacts much to my chagrin as there is no barriers around them at all and Jeff had to physically restrain me from attacking a tourist climbing on a 4000 year old statue for a photo! No photos are allowed inside to protect the ...
... by the revolution. You can't help but marvel at not just Egyptian craftsmanship, but also how much stuff they left behind. My father and brother who came here years before had told me that seeing artwork from the year 1,500bc gives you perspective of what man could do back then. They were right. The artifacts blow you away. I gawked at king tut's burial mask, a super ornate box from the same era (1,500bc) and several frescos. You also can't help but ...
... Tut Ankh Amun which wasn't the biggest or most glamorous of tombs but it was found fully in tact and unraided by thieves. His mummy was kept inside for viewing and we later saw all his riches at the Egyptian museum in Cairo. Now that is an impressive museum! We had a 3 hour guided tour and we barely skimmed the surface of all that was inside. Other mummies we saw were the golden mummies that were a little unique and then many at the Egyptian museum. I had to laugh at the one ...
Other places to stay in Cairo
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $108
- Wouldn't have changed a thing
- Shame about the AirConditioning
- Good hotel, lousy food
باب البحر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $202
- Un hotel con mucho ruido, mal ubicado para turistas
- Excellent hotel
- Ups and Downs
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $111
- Very good choice
- Mixed, but mostly positive feelings
- Club services not up to scratch
Al Uruba, Heliopolis, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $120
قصر الدبر, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $102
- I was disappointed.
- Great Views,Poor serivce in reception
- Central and comfortable
وسط البلد, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $138
زمالك, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $169
- Loved this place !!!
- Value for money but rooms desperately need renovation
- Great week
Ring Road- Mirage City, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $175
- Great Hotel
- Nice hotel, shame about the location
- Fabulus service.
3 El Thawra Council St Zamalek, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $148
- Loved the Sofitel El Gezirah
- Me encantó el Sofitel El Gezirah
- J'ai adoré le Sofitel El Gezirah
L'Antiga Esquerra de l'Eixample, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $59
60 Giza Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $66
- There are better hotels in Cairo
- Enjoyed Pyramisa Immensely
- Just okay
1, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $278
- Calm and Elegant
- Pure Luxury.
- Great Cairo Hotel
51, Al Orouba Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $77
- Mi è davvero piaciuto
- Simply loved it
بولاق, Cairo | 4 star hotel
- Great value & Superb location
- Poor show!
- Helpful and friendly staff throughout
1115 Cornish El Nile, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $101
- Cairo Landmark
- Bad sevice Corrupt staff
- Very Helpful Staff
يلهاماشيجي, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $116
Abdel Hamid Badawi Street Extension, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $97
3 El Tayaran Street, Nasr City, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Emtedad Makram Obeid Street, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $147
El Shaheed Sayed Zakaria Street, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $171
PO Box 8 Cairo Airport, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $65
وسط البلد, Cairo | 5 star hotelfrom $162
Ext. 26th of July St., Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $87
300 Pyramdis Road, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $55
زمالك, Cairo | 3 star hotelfrom $75
- Great value for money - loved the Golden Tulip Hotel
- Very good hotel
- Good location
3 Saraya El Gezira street Zamalek, Cairo | 4 star hotelfrom $79