Zamalek (Gezira Island), Cairo

4.2
#3 of 11 in Parks in Cairo
Experience the atmosphere of Zamalek (Gezira Island), an upscale Cairo neighborhood linked to the downtown by a bridge. Developed in the 19th century, the district remains notable for its quiet, affluent areas, spacious green parks, and a vibrant cultural scene. Stroll the leafy avenues of the island neighborhood, home to large numbers of embassies and ex-pat inhabitants, or visit one of its numerous galleries, museums, and music venues. You'll find plenty to do here, as the district teems with bars, restaurants, high-end shops, and charming cafes. To visit Zamalek (Gezira Island) and other attractions in Cairo, use our Cairo day trip tool.
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  • One of the best area of Cairo for a short stay in the captital , great hotels , good restaurants , museum and Opera House are situated there as well as Cairo Tower !!!!  more »
  • Zamalek is an island of its own character and specifications. Take time on the nile Corniche and see sunsets on the Nile. Visit the restaurants and cafes on the banks of the Nile. And enjoy the...  more »
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