Garden City

Garden City is a well-planned and leafy district of central , immediately south of the very centre of the modern city at Midan Tahrir. In 1905 the agricultural architect Jose Lamba was asked by the owners of the Nile Land and Agricultural Company to design a new city.

Notable Places in the Area

is a mosque in . The mosque is known for containing the mausoleum of Gamal Abdel Nasser. Photo: Nableezy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Mosque is a mosque in , , . Photo: Mo7amedsalim, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

El Qobbah is a district of , . It is famous for having two major palaces that were once the residences of the King Farouk.

Garden City

30.0884° or 30° 5' 18.3" north
31.2835° or 31° 17' 0.6" east
20 metres (66 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: جاردن ستى
  • Arabic: جاردن سيتي
  • Arabic: حدائق القبة
  • Dutch: Garden City
  • Egyptian Arabic: حى جاردن سيتى
  • English: Garden City, Cairo
  • French: Garden City
  • German: Garden City
  • German: Garden City und Qaṣr ed-Dūbāra
  • Irish: Cathair Ghairdíneach
  • Italian: Garden City (Il Cairo)
  • Japanese: ガーデンシティ
  • Persian: گاردن سیتی
  • Persian: گاردن‌سیتی
  • Russian: Гарден Сити
  • Spanish: Garden City
  • Swedish: Garden City
  • Hada'iq al Qubbah
  • Qubba Garden City
  • Qubba Gardens
  • Qubbah Gardens
  • Ḩadā’iq al Qubbah

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