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Historic and Modern on the same street

Fantastic walk in the Korba area of Heliopolis. Lots of things to do and places to go, grab a... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2019
MarlineKhalil
Unique place

Heliopolis is a unique designed buildings. It is more than 100 years old. It has memorial places... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Mohamed_Elmonyer
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All reviews close to the airport presidential palace upper middle class nice walk beautiful architecture modern cairo walk around worth a visit baron century embassies egypt tomb
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Reviewed February 15, 2019

Fantastic walk in the Korba area of Heliopolis. Lots of things to do and places to go, grab a coffee or lovely pastry in many shops all over Korba area. All different up scale restaurants as well as quick stands for shawarma sandwiches with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarlineKhalil
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Heliopolis is a unique designed buildings. It is more than 100 years old. It has memorial places and some historical places too. Just walking in its streets is a fun. it may need some more improvements.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mohamed_Elmonyer
Reviewed February 1, 2019

We wanted to visit here in Heliopolis because so many recent Pharaonic discoveries come from this area when excavations for construction are done. We found a Pleasant Historic Cairo Suburb - filled with 19th / 20th century structures & quite clean, bright & open as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank David B L
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This was built around the beginning of the 19th Century as a colonial suburb of Cairo. Its loggia, minarets and mature gardens are a treat. It is mid way between Cairo and the airport and we found it a good place to depressurise after Luxor...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alan B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Avoid this area of Cairo from 8-9:30, 11:30-3 and 5-7pm if you don't like crowds. The traffic is unbearable.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Randy D
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Wonderful and cool place to hangout with friends , you can walk , buy and eat whatever you want starting with a cheap value to high expensive ones , i like this area very much especially Elkobra

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mohamed G
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

It's a beautiful area to talk a walk get some icecream or do some shopping. Very close to the president's palce. Alot of nice shops for jewelry and gold. High end local brands. Love that place you can enjoy it the most on weekends. Its...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nbahbouhy
Reviewed July 10, 2018

a good place to have a wonder with the city established in early years of the 20th century representing the good designs of building and practicality

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank amgd a
Reviewed July 1, 2018

A good place to visit. Nice buildings and neighbourhood. High end shopping centers and airport. Alazher university is nearby.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Syed R
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The Egyptian presidential palace is located in the Heliopolis area. This area is a fairly modern area compared to the old city area. Very contrasting difference. If you want to enjoy restaurants and entertainment in Cairo, this is the right area because there are many...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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