Downtown Cairo

Downtown Cairo is the commercial heart of the modern city of . In addition to hosting the Egyptian Museum, Downtown is the convenient location of many smaller hotels, retail outlets, travel agencies and restaurants.

Notable Places in the Area

which opened in 1908 at 29th of Talaat Harb Street, is one of the most renowned landmarks in downtown Cairo. Photo: Nableezy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Commercial art gallery
The Gallery was established in 1998 as an independent, non-profit art space in , with a goal of making contemporary arts accessible to all without compromising creative practice.

Photo: RolandUnger, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Bab al-Louq is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located there.

Boulaq, is a district of , in . It neighbours Downtown Cairo, Azbakeya, and the River Nile. is situated 1¼ km north of Downtown Cairo. Photo: CaiEg, Public domain.

El Daher, or El Zaher, is one of the districts of , . is situated 2 km northeast of Downtown Cairo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Downtown Cairo

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