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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.
A unique festival that puts ordinary people and their tangible heritage in five different Egyptian cities in perspective
The historical treasures of the ancient districts of Cairo, in addition to the autumn breeze, make taking a walk through Islamic Cairo the perfect weekend treat
The historic landmark continues to face threats of demolition
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Come walk with us the route of faith where an ancient church, and a Jewish temple fit perfectly in the heart of Islamic Cairo
Ahram Online visits part of Egypt’s lost heritage, the Jewish alley of Old Cairo, known as Haret El-Yahud
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Activists in Egypt's two largest cities call for Wednesday protests aimed at saving local historical landmarks from destruction
Amid the criss-cross of streets and endless crowds in Abbasiya Square, which was the site of recent deadly attacks on protesters, lie architectural gems that witnessed the rise and fall of a district and its societies
Escaping King Herod, the Virgin Mary, Joseph and Jesus found safety and shelter in Egypt, a history that to this day makes Egyptians proud
Once a cosmopolitan Egyptian neighbourhood beholding architectural gems, a walk in Heliopolis is still inspirational
On the fourth night of Samaa International Sufi Festival, members of the Pakistani Rafi Peer band create musical magic for an eager crowd
Have you ever spent any time reading El-Maqrizi, Ibn Iyas or Ibn Taghri Birdi, completely losing your bearing in the Cairo of the tenth or thirteenth centuries?
Half of Cairo's charm is in it's past, which the Downtown Memory project manages to preserve
The city has a way of accommodating the past without deferring to it; scratch beneath the layers added by time and another age is there to be discovered

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