Picture yourself in Egypt and you picture this. Imagine Ancient Egypt and this is where your mind will land. Here is Giza, the city just west of Cairo, where on a desert plateau stand the Pyramids, Sphinx and royal tombs of the pharaohs.

Notable Places in the Area

Om Kalthoum Museum is a biographical museum in Giza, near , Egypt. is situated 1½ km east of Giza. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Ahmed Shawki Museum is a writer's house museum dedicated to the poet and dramatist Ahmed Shawki. is situated 1½ km northeast of Giza. Photo: Essam Sharaf, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Dar al-Ulum, is an educational institution designed to produce students with both an Islamic and modern secondary education. is situated 2 km north of Giza.

Localities in the Area

is the extensive district of southern from the southern boundary of down to the precinct commonly known as Coptic Cairo. is situated 2½ km east of Giza. Photo: Baldiri, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Bab al-Louq is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located there. is situated 5 km northeast of Giza.

Ma'adi a suburban district of , to the south of the city center on the eastern bank of the Nile, consists of two distinct areas, Old Ma'adi and New Ma'adi. is situated 6 km southeast of Giza. Photo: Kelisi, Public domain.


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