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Egyptian Museum Cairo

With more than 120,000 artefacts on site, the Egyptian Museum Cairo is one destination that holidaymakers and dedicated historians alike cannot afford to miss. Visitors to this breath-taking destination in Cairo, Africa can view priceless artefacts gleaned from the tombs of Ancient pharaohs, as well as inspect ancient coins and papyrus, and experience first-hand more than 5,000 years of history chronicled by this massive collection.

  • Tour the highlight of the Egyptian Museum Cairo, the world-famous tomb of the Pharaoh Tutankhamen, located on the museum’s upper floor. A number of remarkable artefacts found in this Pharaoh’s well-preserved tomb in 1923 by Howard Carter are now on display. Visitors can view the ancient trumpet, the gold funerary mask and sarcophagus, and several massive gilded shrines that were designed to sit inside one another like nesting dolls.
  • Visit the royal Mummy Room, a display providing access to 11 additional royal mummies for those visitors willing to spend a little more to see Egypt’s rarest treasures. An adjoining room featuring mummified birds and animals, however, can be entered at no additional cost.
  • Explore the atrium of the Egyptian Museum Cairo while marvelling at the vast collection of artefacts illustrating early Egyptian history. Some of the items on display here include diverse statues from the Old Kingdom and period pieces from the time of the Pharoah Akhenaten, among other rare treasures.

Visitors traveling to the Egyptian Museum Cairo by public transport should take the underground Metro to the Sadat Station where a generous amount of signage is posted leading travellers to the Egyptian Museum Cairo exit. From there, the museum is located only a short walking distance away. Taxis are also abundantly available throughout the city of Cairo.

Hotels in Egyptian Museum

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From US$185

1 Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City Cairo

5 stars
5.0 / 5 4 reviews

12 Ahmed Ragheb street, Garden City Map

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Elegant and luxurious, Kempinski Nile Hotel Garden City Cairo boasts of opulent surroundings, top-notch accommodations and scenic views of the historic city or the legendary Nile River. This hotel... More

very nice cairo experience
Our stay at the Kempinski Hotel in cairo was very nice. The hotel is smaller than it looks in pictures but very comfortable and quiet. The room was clean and extremely comfortable. They brought in...
2 Mar 2015
From US$139

2 Cairo Marriott Hotel & Omar Khayyam Casino

5 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

16 Saray El Gezira Street, Zamalek Map

Rate includes breakfast

Surrounded by acres of landscaped gardens, the magnificent Cairo Marriott Hotel and Omar Khayyam Casino provides a true palatial ambience flaunting a perfect blend of traditional elegance and... More

From US$58

3 Cairo Inn

3 stars
3.0 / 5

6 talaat harb square dwontown cairo Map

Offering comfortable accommodations in a downtown location, Cairo Inn makes for a convenient starting point for corporate and recreational travellers exploring Cairo. Guests at this cosy property... More

From US$133

4 Holiday Inn CAIRO MAADI

3 stars
3.5 / 5

Cornish El Nil,Maadi Map

Overlooking the majestic Nile River and hosting panoramic views of the great Giza Pyramids, Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi Hotel is ideal for business and leisure. Located perfectly for the business... More

From US$114

5 InterContinental CAIRO SEMIRAMIS

5 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

Corniche El Nil,P.O. Box 60 Map

Offering cosy accommodation and convenient facilities, the InterContinental Cairo Semiramis Hotel is a perfect place for both business and leisure travellers. GeneralThe hotel is well equipped for... More

From US$121

6 Le Meridien Cairo Airport

5 stars
4.7 / 5

Cairo International Airport Map

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Le Meridien Cairo Airport features comfortable spaces, conference facilities and several dining options connected via walkway from Cairo International Airport Terminal 3. Patrons at this chic hotel... More

From US$331

7 Four Seasons Cairo at Nile Plaza

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

1089 Corniche El Nil Map

Book 4 Nights, Get Last Night Free

With commanding views of both the Nile and the Citadel, Four Seasons unites its timeless, caring, personalised attention with the dynamism of fast-forward Cairo. GeneralThe Daniela Steiner Beauty... More

From US$38

8 Hotel Grand Royal

3 stars
2.7 / 5

Talat Harb Square No. 1 , Downtown Map

Stay 2 nights and get 10% Discount

Featuring comfortable accommodations, quality services and a convenient Cairo location, Hotel Grand Royal creates an ideal base for holidaymakers and corporate travellers looking to explore this... More

From US$77

9 Ramses Hilton

5 stars
4.5 / 5 6 reviews

1115 Corniche El Nile Map

The Ramses Hilton Hotel Cairo provides quality accommodations for discerning travellers. The hotel is an easy distance to attractions such as the Egyptian Museum, Coptic Museum and Tahrir Square.... More

Good hotel in Cairo
It was a good experience in general, from check-in till check-out
6 Feb 2016
From US$266

10 The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

1113 Corniche El Nil Map

Rate Includes Breakfast

Set in the heart of downtown, between the iconic Nile River and Tahrir Square, The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo is a modern luxury hotel with a storied past. It was first opened in 1959 and it was... More

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