The Great Cairo and the Greater Egypt
Just from looking at this souvenir from Egypt you get the sense that there is so much to see in this country due to the long history of the people who lived in this part of the world. And if you´re interested in delving into such a history, there is no better starting point than Cairo. This isn´t just because here you will find the best cultural centers and museums the entire country has to offer, but you can check out world renowned landmarks with great ease. Though founded much later, in 969 AD, Cairo is viewed as one of the centers of the old world, namely, the Egyptian Empire. Because the great pyramids can be easily accessed from here, namely Gizeh and the Great Sphinx.
If you know your facts, this should not come as a big surprise as you may already know that it is the biggest city in Africa and the Arab world, and for a good reason. It is no wonder it is known as the city of a thousand emirates. Some of the most recognizable sites can be found on this magnet and you can recall every time you take a look at this souvenir.
Cairo: a City that Soars
It is thousands of years and has even more stories to tell. Over the years, it has grown and grown, and not just in terms of size. Cultural diversity has grown and prospered in a number of ways. For example, here you can find some of the best film festivals in this part of the world as well as the best universities related to technology and scholarly pursuits including al-Azhar University which has the honor to be the second university founded in the whole world in all times. All in all, the traveler will love getting lost in this huge cities and get lost in its markets while interacting with the locales who are warm and open to the gentle foreigner.