Boulaq, is a district of , in . It neighbours , Azbakeya, and the River Nile.

Landmarks in the Area

The Cairo Marriott Hotel is one of the tallest buildings in , a large hotel located in the Zamalek district on Gezira Island, situated on the Nile, and just west of , . Photo: Timsdad, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Yacoubian building is an edifice in , , built in 1937. Photo: Maveric149, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Museum of Islamic Ceramics is a ceramics museum in central , , which was launched in February 1999.The museum is located in the Zamalek district on Gezira Island on the Nile, just west of .

Commercial art gallery
The Townhouse 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.

Localities in the Area

Bab al-Louq is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located here. is situated 1½ km south of Boulak.

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

El Sahel is an administrative region forming more than half of Shubra in , . is situated 3½ km north of Boulak.

Old Cairo is a historic area in , , which includes the site of a Roman-era fortress and of Islamic-era settlements pre-dating the Fatimid founding of proper in 969 A.D. is situated 4½ km south of Boulak. Photo: Baldiri, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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