Radisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis
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... call from an office lady who worked for the tour company. She was very stern and quite rude saying that they hadn't received our 50%2525 deposit for the tour, that she had been in contact with the bank and that she may have to stop the tour immediately! I was in disbelief! We had withdrawn the cash and made the deposit to the tour company in a bank come exchange centre in Dubai. After which, I had emailed the receipt through and thought all was fine. I was to pay ...
... jewelry to put any Tiffany's store to shame. Apparently the royal works spent nine years crafting the treasures that would be buried with him. And Tut was a minor king. The great kings could have had 10 times the riches. We also saw his famous golden burial headdress. Quite impressive in real life. We were told that visitors to this museum are usually shoulder to shoulder and get ushered along quickly. We had the place to ourselves. Unfortunately, photos are not allowed ...
... of Ancient Egypt were buried with all of the accoutrements that they'd need for the afterlife, including furniture, food, gold, clothes, jewels and the like. As you can imagine, this made their tombs very tempting for thieves, and many of these robbers were successful. Can you imagine what kind of treasures would have been in the tomb of Ramses II?
When Howard Carter opened the tomb of King Tutankhamun (KV62 in the Valley of the Kings), in November of 1922, ...
... man with petty good English, but because of his heavy accent, sometimes hard to understand. He says he has learned his English only from driving his taxi. His taxi is a German car, 42 years old, built like a tank and he drives through the city like it is one! We will become friends with Moustafa over the next two days as he becomes our personal "driver" around Cairo. Driving in Cairo is not for the faint of heart, nor the old nor ...
... box: somehow I lose the key to the
apartment within the first 15 minutes of being through the door and then slowly
realise that as the only house member back, I’m effectively locked inside.
Dying to get out and see Cairo again but stuck famished in an empty house, it
would seem the music box is now taunting me. Luckily after a day stranded at
home, a local friend brings a locksmith in shining armour, or rather, a local
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRadisson Blu Hotel, Cairo Heliopolis
We really loved the Hotel stay. Nice room, nice food and breakfast.
But it is situated close to the airport (no noise problem), so pretty far from the center.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.