11:51 GMT +323 February 2018
Listen Live
    Photo

    Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo

    Get short URL
    0 62
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    • Land of the Pharaohs: Splendors and Wondrous Sights of Cairo
    © Sputnik/ Fayed El-Geziry
    A street in Old Cairo.

    Located near the delta of the Nile, Cairo is probably the largest city in the entire Middle East and one of the largest cities on Earth. While modern Cairo was founded by the Fatimid Dynasty in 969, the city outskirts house the remains of much older settlements and structures dating back to the time of Ancient Egypt.

    Browse through this gallery and see what sights may await you on the streets of this city.

    Tags:
    landmarks, tourism, Cairo, Egypt
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment

    More photos

    • For the Motherland: Red Army on Soviet Posters
      Last update: 20:17 22.02.2018
      20:17 22.02.2018

      'For the Motherland': Red Army on Soviet Posters

      As the national Defender of the Fatherland Day has wives and girlfriends shopping for small gifts all over Russia, we look back at how Soviet propaganda glorified the military visually.

      15
    • Radical opposition supporters on a barricade on Institutskaya Street in Kiev. (File)
      Last update: 19:58 21.02.2018
      19:58 21.02.2018

      Remembering Feb. 21, the Day When Maidan Supplanted the Ukrainian Constitution

      Instead of becoming the framework for a peaceful transition of power, the Agreement on settlement of political crisis in Ukraine ultimately untied the hands of the opposition and allowed them to capture government buildings without resistance, forcing the legitimate then-President Yanukovych out of country.

      7
    • London Fashion Week in Pictures
      Last update: 14:26 21.02.2018
      14:26 21.02.2018

      The Best of London Fashion Week

      From the latest creations by Marta Jakubowski, Gareth Pugh, Central Saint Martins, Mulberry, Burberry and everybody else in between, to an appearance by Her Majesty: we've got the most striking images from the London Fashion Week lined up for you.

      13
    • In Heels We Trust: 'Miss Russia' Beauty Pageant Casting
      Last update: 13:45 20.02.2018
      13:45 20.02.2018

      In Heels We Trust: 'Miss Russia' Beauty Pageant Casting

      Take a look at the beauties competing to make it into 2018 Miss Russia beauty pageant.

      13