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Zamalek (Gezira Island)

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Private Guided Night Tour of Cairo
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Downtown Cairo Half-Day Tour with Egyptian Dinner
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This island is located in the Nile River between downtown Cairo and Giza, and is characterized by upscale hotels, restaurants and pleasant gardens.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A very nice place to visit. And besides, we like Zamalek, the football team also. Very good for views.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 6 days ago

it,s island , you can see tow views for nile from it also you can find old buildings and you can feel old egypt in it

Thank Hossamtanahi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go there four times a week,,nice neighbour hood,,has forginers and embassy zone,,variety of cafes and resturants of all cusines and budgets..sweet shops and lately a new cinema opened there..zamalek cinema ..go sit by the nile in one of its cafes

Thank rdeeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In world of scenic artificial waterfront, Nile river lack a good waterfront. The boat cruise restaurants are lousy and old setup.

Thank HBAGGA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Zamalek: It is Cairo’s top dining destination. The entire area has a distinctly European feel to it’s architecture with wide boulevards rimmed by Jacaranda trees & splendidly ornate Belle Epoque mansions. At the southern zone you will find a clutch of art galleries to explore....More

Thank NURUL ALAM S
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

The most awesome and peaceful place in Cairo is Zamalek district. By virtue of being situated right next to the Nile River, Zamalek offers some really great restaurants, hotels and bars. The night time is the best part of Zamalek where you get to see...More

Thank waqarsarwar
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I have the good fortune of living in Zamalek at present. It's an island on the Nile filled with diplomatic missions of various countries. It's a lovely place to walk around in with beautiful, old villas and scores of art galleries, restaurants and coffee shops....More

Thank B_Shukti
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Very good place for walking , cafe , restaurants , nightclubs with awesome view of river Nile , i suggest zamalek for every one who will come to visit Cairo

Thank islam a
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We enjoyed being on this island, it has plants and is not as dirty as the rest of the city. Some nice restaurants are here, fun to walk around.

Thank Proclaimer1
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a cool trendy place where you see locals and tourists sitting and having shisha. no loud music but cool bars and restaurants. nice place to visit in the evening before or after khan el khalili

Thank soodprashant
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