Cairo - "Al-Qahira"- is Egypt's capital and the largest city in the Middle East and Africa.
A pivotal city linking Europe, Africa and Asia. A vibrant metropolis thriving with culture, energy and life, which in essence, represents the embodiment of 5,000 years of civilization.
The foundation of the city of Cairo were laid in 969 AD by the Fatimid Dynasty, who set about building a new city which they called " Al-Qahira". It was Ismail pasha who invited architects from Belgium, France and Italy to design and build a new European style Cairo beside the old Islamic Cairo.
Cairo is alive city with activity 24 hours a day. On both banks of the Nile, there are restaurants that serve of cuisines. There are also a number of floating restaurant where visitors can enjoy a wonderful meal on two hours cruise on the River Nile.
For tourist who want dance, there are numerous restaurants, Pubs, bars, nightclubs and discos.
For those who are interested in Culture, there are various Cinemas, theaters, Opera House, Galleries and culture centers, for more information please visit Santa Maria Tours
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For those who are traveling with their families and children they have a variety of amusement parks, gardens, Zoo, stunning blue beaches along the Red Sea Coast..... catering to all their needs, for more information please visit Santa Maria Tours Family packages in http://www.santamaria-
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