Giza

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

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

Museum
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.

University
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

Neighborhood
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.

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

Village
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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