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Kempinski Nile Hotel, Cairo is located on the east bank of the Nile River in the historical quarter of Garden City.The middle of the city is a 10-minute drive from the hotel. A pleasant walk away from the Egyptian Museum and the Cairo opera house.

A freshly prepared, rich breakfast buffet is served every morning.

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    Cairo Opera House

    Treat your senses with an evening of theatre, culture, music, and art at one of the five concert halls of the Opera House, which was established in 1988, with the inauguration of the new Cairo Opera House. Its goal is to promote the arts of music and dance and to preserve and renew traditional Arab music.It encourages interest for music and art in the younger generation by offering ballet, voice or instrumental classes for talented children or youths.

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    The Pyramids of Giza

    Striking and bold under the authentic Egyptian sunrays, the great pyramid of Giza is the only wonder of the Ancient World still in existence? Did you know that there are in fact nine pyramids in Giza?
    Be adventurous and enter the tiny tunnels that lead to the burial chambers, be it the Great Pyramid of Khufu, the Pyramid of Khafre or the pyramids of Menkhaure. Obsessed with the afterlife, Egypt's rulers of 4,500 years ago glorified themselves in stone, thereby laying the foundation of the first great nation-state.

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    Khan el Khalili

    Explore one of the oldest souks in the Middle East, dating back to the 14th century. Spend time sipping tea, bargaining and finding your own little treasures, such as aromatic shishas or charming antiques. You may even find Aladdin's lamp!
    The huge and vibrant Khan El Khalili Bazaar was first built in 1382, alongside the nearby Al-Muski Bazaar, which is the beating heart in the centre of Cairo. Any holidaymakers visiting the city should make a beeline for the market during their trip, because it offers the most authentic and enjoyable way to experience this part of the world.

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    The Egyptian Museum

    Take a stroll along the Nile and discover who Tutankhamun was, find out all about the dynasties, take time to be awed by the masterpieces of the Old Kingdom, study the astonishing level of preservation of the mummies. Immerse in the fascinating world of Egyptology for the day.
    Visit the home of the most extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities.

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    The Sphinx

    Unravel the mystery of the legends surrounding this half-feline half-human statue, the intrigue of its purpose, its legends and superstitions.Or simply admire this colossal piece carved out of the bedrock next to the Pyramids. Legends have been told for many years about the Great Sphinx. These stories tell about the powers and mysteries of this sphinx.
    Some people even believe that there are hidden passage ways or rooms underneath the Great Sphinx. The beginning of one story about the Great Sphinx is written on a stele between the sphinx's paws.

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    Old Egypt

    Be fascinated by its winding alleys and streets exuding mystery yet buzzing with life. Discover the mosques and Coptic churches at every corner, or pay a visit to Al-Azhar mosque home to the oldest university in the world or the Citadel, so rich in history.
    The glories of Egypt are by no means limited to the age of the pharaohs. Medieval (Islamic) Cairo is a well preserved medieval city, It could even be the most interesting section of Cairo