Several Egyptian architects believe that the renovation project of Al-Hussein Mosque in Cairo’s historic district has ruined the area’s heritage and architectural aspect.
A group of architects, historians and other heritage enthusiasts have launched a campaign to safeguard the City of the Dead in the face of the government’s new infrastructure plans.
The Egyptian government is reviving Historic Cairo to make a unique tourist attraction.
Founded in the 10th century, Historic Cairo is one of the world oldest Islamic cities, boasting renowned mosques, old markets and streets, and monuments.
Five sabils and a hammam in Historic Cairo have received much-needed facelifts, reports Nevine El-Aref…
Ahram Online looks back at the long history of Cairo’s historic cemeteries, which each hold up mirrors to the rich heritage of Egypt…
Cairo is a feast for all the senses. Cairo, Egypt’s sprawling capital, is a maelstrom of sights, sounds and smells.
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Just when you think you know your city well enough, Cairo surprises you with routes unknown and all the mythic stories left behind.