Discover Car Rental in Cairo
One of the largest cities in the world, Cairo is constantly buzzing with life, and has a history dating back over a thousand years. With the intriguing ancient secrets of Egypt ready to be discovered, and the vibrant culture of the city ready to entertain, it’s easy to see why.
With virtually countless attractions to choose from in and around the city, not to mention the many exciting historic sites within driving distance, you’ll be able to see all that Cairo has to offer with your hire car through DriveAway.
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A great way to begin your visit to Cairo is by heading to the home of more ancient Egyptian artifacts than any other place, the Egyptian Museum. Located on the east side of the Nile river near the city centre, the museum was established in the 1830s and holds over 120,000 items from the nation’s past. Many items in the collection are thousands of years old, and one display not to be missed is that of the treasures of Tutankhamun, including his death mask.
Drive your hire car southeast from the museum to the heart of the city, known as Old Cairo, where you will find some of Cairo’s most important buildings. Within old town you will find the massive 500 room Abdeen Palace, and also the Babylon Fortress, Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue.
The most famous attractions though are without a doubt the Great Pyramids, found on the western border of the city. The last remaining member of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids were built over 4,000 years ago and to this day never cease to amaze. Besides the pyramids, you can also see the famous Sphinx, which stands at over 20 metres high.
|Cities (To and From)||Distance (Approx. km)||Travel Time (Approx. hr)|
|Cairo Airport to Giza||25.6||0.5|
|Cairo to Luxor||656||7|
|Cairo to El Gouna||446||5|