A Five Star Cairo Getaway

A trip to Egypt is an unforgettable adventure, and for those looking for luxury and location, Sonesta Hotel, Tower & Casino – Cairo is the perfect home base for exploring the city and seeing some of the world’s most well-known sights.

This five star hotel is only 15 minutes from the airport, and once guests arrive they never want to leave. From relaxing at the fitness center and spa to taking a swim outdoors to trying your luck at the casino, there are plenty of fun ways to spend the day. Dining options at the hotel include Italian, Lebanese, and Japanese restaurants, a pool and bar lounge, a French pastry and confections shop, a disco, several bars, and more!

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There is plenty to see and do once you venture out from the hotel as well. Here are a few must-see attractions.

Pyramids of Giza

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The Pyramids of Giza have to be seen to be believed. Standing for more than 4,500 years, they are one of the Seven Wonders of the World and are only 11 miles from Cairo. Plan to drive or hire a taxi, or ask the hotel to assist with a tour of the pyramids and the nearby Great Sphinx.

Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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Browse the world’s largest collection of  Egyptian artifacts, and see history come alive right before your eyes. Visitors spend days exploring! The museum includes an entire section on King Tut as well as an extensive jewelry display as part of its 120,000 artifacts.

 

Khan El Khalili Market

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Delight your senses at one of Cairo’s most popular markets, where you can find antiques, souvenirs, jewelry, coffee shops, and more. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of Cairo, and pick up a few items to remember your trip by!

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