The best tourist places in Cairo and Giza part 2
The best tourist places in Cairo and Giza Today we complete the second part of the best places to visit when you visit the audience of Arab Egypt.
Gardens and parks
The Giza zoo or the zoo of animals in Giza was founded in 1891 ad.
It is the largest zoo in Egypt and the Middle East and Africa’s first and most prestigious zoo.
She was called the “crown jewel of zoos in Africa ” and is open to the public from 9 am to 5 pm every day except Tuesday of every week.
Address: Olya, Giza section, Giza.
Orman Park is a park in Giza governorate, Egypt, in front of the Giza Zoo.
It is considered one of the largest botanical gardens in the world, as it is located on an area of 28 acres. Established in 1873, the park includes a rare collection of trees and palms.
Address: Olya, Giza section, Giza.
Al Azhar garden
Al-Azhar Park is one of the largest parks in Greater Cairo and one of the world’s largest and most beautiful parks. It is located in an area of 80 acres.
Al-Azhar Park is called a paradise in the heart of the Egyptian capital because it is in the heart of old and historical Cairo.
The park enjoys a beautiful view overlooking the city of Cairo from all sides and you can also see the Salah al-Din Castle.
From any side of the park, this park is one of the most important tourist places in Egypt, away from other archaeological areas.
The park offers every visitor a glimpse into the past because the park embraces the home of the newly discovered jar Saladin constructed over 800 years ago.
Address: Salah Salem, El Darb El Ahmar, Cairo governorate.
El Andalos Park is located in Cairo in a prime location.
It overlooks the Nile from the East, Jazira street from the West, and from the south, it has a distinctive view, including Opera Square and Qasr Al-Nile Bridge.
Making it the most beautiful tourist attraction in Cairo, Andalus Park was established in Zamalek in 1935 ad during the reign of King Fuad I.
It has an area of two acres and the garden is divided into two parts, the southern part is called the Arabian Paradise Garden. The northern part is called the Pharaonic garden, and it is one of the most important tourist attractions in Egypt.
Address: Zamalek governorate Cairo Egypt, Zamalek section, Cairo governorate.
The International Park in Cairo is a public park on Abbas El Akkad Street in Nasr city in Cairo, named International because each country has a part of the park.
There is a special section for the UAE, another for Saudi Arabia, another for Japan, and almost all Arab and foreign countries.
This has made it one of the most important tourist places in Cairo, heavily supported by the Egyptian government, even making its entrance fees low. Everyone can enjoy it and it is considered one of the most important tourist places in Egypt.
Address: Abbas El Akkad Road, Nasr City, Cairo governorate.
The Japanese Garden
The story of the Japanese Garden began in 1917 when the architect Mehmet Zulfikar Pasha conceived it. Who later established the Andalusian Garden in 1935, the creation of a garden that expresses the cultures of the East.
At that time, he chose Japanese culture, which he saw as a mixture of various Asian styles.
At the same time, it represents satisfaction to the Japanese state after Korea announced its separation from it, on an area of more than 40 thousand square meters, equivalent to 10 acres.
It was initially called the “Asian life booth”, but later it was known as the Japanese garden, and once the garden designs were completed in 1919.
He began to implement the plan for two whole years, to be opened to the public in 1922, and Zulfikar Pasha presents it as a gift to Sultan Hussein.
Address: Mohamed Mostafa el Maraghi, Helwan El Sharqiya, Helwan section, Cairo governorate.
The fish garden
The fish garden or jambalaya garden, located in Zamalek on jambalaya Street in Cairo, was established by Khedive Ismail in 1867.
It is considered one of the best gardens established in the Khedive ERA in Cairo.
The zoo has been managed by the Giza Zoo administration since 1902. She repaired 24 aquariums to display 33 species of Nile fish in them before the park was officially opened to the public on November 21, 1902.
The park was closed in 1965 for a long time, for repairs and was renovated and the repair was supervised by scientific and engineering authorities. It belongs to the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and was opened again in 1983.
Its area, in addition to the collection of Botanical Gardens adjacent to it, is about nine and a half acres.
Address: el gabalaya Street, El gabalaya, Zamalek section, Cairo governorate.
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