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Address: El-Gezira, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+20 2 27365112
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At a height of 600 feet, this tower offers magnificent views of the entire...

At a height of 600 feet, this tower offers magnificent views of the entire city and monuments from its revolving rooftop restaurant and bar.

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Great view of cairo from Top

Great view of cairo from top with small price ticket 20 egyptian pounds for egyptians and 70 for foreign telescope usage only cost 5 egyptian pounds Great to see sunset so try to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 April 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This place has an amazing view and a very nice restaurant. I learned that I am more afraid of heights than I thought I was and do not recommend it to people with an extreme phobia to heights. Despite my phobia, I was able to view the city from this tower and be in awe. It is an excellent place... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Great view of cairo from top with small price ticket 20 egyptian pounds for egyptians and 70 for foreign telescope usage only cost 5 egyptian pounds Great to see sunset so try to go before sunset by about 30 minutes it was great to be there on sunday it would be crowded during egypt week end (Friday and Saturday) so... More 

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New London MN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Don't miss viewing Cairo from the tower. It will give you a better idea of how the city is laid out along the Nile River. The elevator is small and a bit cramped but a short ride to the top. We were there with a local who pointed out a number of important sites and buildings related to the political... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

We had a view of this tour from our hotel room (Hilton Ramses...currently a very good value due to renovations on the top floors) and it was an excellent reference point when we were out traveling the city. When we saw the tower we knew we were almost home.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2016

Built in the early 1960's, the Cairo Tower has been the tallest building in North Africa since then at 141 foot tall. Basically just a vertical cylinder with a lattice covering that lights up brilliantly at night. I needn't say anything about the views, obviously they are great although on some days the smog from that high can be obstructive.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I made the short walk across the nile from the cairo museum, well worth it. The view of Cairo is amazing, there isn't much up there other than the view but it was still worth it. Later in the day once the fog has burned off you can even see the outline of the great pyramids.

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Built in the fifties of the last century in the heart of Zamalek,one of best neighborhood of CAIRO it is a must see in any CAIRO tour I have there several times to view and take pictures it is the best photo site in town

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

you can see Cairo from top , where The Nile river have two branches . Taking photo are wonderful experience.

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Thank اياد جواد ا
Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

Located in the heart of the Zamalek Area, The Cairo tower lets see Cairo from above, yet going up takes a lot of time due to long queues and one very very small elevator and going down isn't an easy journey. Yet its revolving restaurant is pleasant ( but expect to pay a lot ! )

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Visit as part of a tour, as not worth the walk across the river from the other tourist sites within the city, great view from the top

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