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Heliopolis

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Address: Cairo, Egypt

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A place you have to visit in Egypt

Not far from Caior's down town there is a place created in 19th century by the architect Baron ( the one who build Paris' Metro). His residence, now is empty but the architecture... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Kathanas64
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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not far from Caior's down town there is a place created in 19th century by the architect Baron ( the one who build Paris' Metro). His residence, now is empty but the architecture of his house is amazing: a mix of indian and local architectural influences is obviously. The road at Korba, close to the residence of the President of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Heliopolis is the best neighbourhood in Cairo. It is close to Cairo international airport It is reasonably quite neighbourhood with one of the best downtown in Cairo ( korba) It has nice restaurants and bars as well Many cafes

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Thank Khaled Z
Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A quieter area compared to the chaos of downtown Cairo. Many upscale hotels in the area without the hefty pricetag of downtown.

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Thank MarTee959
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I was been born, raised , educated, get married and lived my whole life in Heliopolis. I think it's the most elegant area in Cairo where the Baron castle is located, the Baron who built Heliopolis and gave it this special ambiance that no one can feel or know except its genuine residents. Heliopolis is an exquisite place, where you... More 

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Thank NihalDiaa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Heliopolis is good for a nice walk with a couple of friend. It has a lot of nice destinations for food. You will fall in love with it.

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Thank Dina K
Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Located next to the airport in a quieter and wealthier section of the city. New hotels going up in the area with golf courses. The city is actually clean so if you'd love to see Cairo and don't want to deal with the filth that is Cairo. Then Heliopolis is your home base. Mostly western stores in the area but... More 

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Thank wick1979
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

an amazing old residential quarter, you will love it. It also very elegant. The people are very friendly. You will be a big fan of every street in Heliopolis :)

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Thank Safeya T
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

When the Baron Em pan build his palace in this area of Cairo,it became an attraction place full of old and new , many shops and restaurants , cafes, Nice residential area.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Build by the Baron Empain of Belgium about 100 years ago, this Cairo district has some unique architecture. worth a stop if you are heading towards the airport

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Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

You can look up to find the old architecture and down to witness all the shops that maybe opened a decade ago and are still running,there are off course new shops too.But the whole ora of the place is great. Mandrine Koudeir is an amaazing icecream shop there,i would recommend you to try its chocolate or yogurt with berries icrecream... More 

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