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Car Rentals

Car Rentals – unless you are familiar with the city and “dos and don’t” of Cairo, most foreigners are advised against renting a car. Those staying in the city for a period of time are advised to hire a driver (even if it means negotiating a fee for the entire day/or evening). For those still […]

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Taxis

Taxis — Cairo has a fleet of metered, air-conditioned Yellow and White Taxis with which you should book your taxi one hour before your journey (Tel: 16516-19155-19730). Ask your hotel desk for assistance (since most taxis drivers only speak Arabic, and the hotel desk can instruct the driver before-hand your destination). Taxis can provide receipts, […]

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Metro

Metro – Cairo has the first and largest metro train system in the entire African continent. It has two lines (red/line 1 and blue/line 2) which cover a good portion of the city, but not all of it, since its population has spread out over the years. Trains run from South Cairo (Helwan) to North […]

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Rutas principales de autobuses

Desde y hacia Maydan Tahrir: No. 400 para Heliópolis y el Aeropuerto Internacional de El Cairo (todas las terminales) y 27 al aeropuerto a través de Maydan Roxi; 268, 63 y 66 para el Khan al-Khalili; 951 y 154 para la mezquita Ibn Tulun y la ciudadela; 800, 900 y 997 para las pirámides de […]

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Bus Service

  Bus Service – foreigners are unlikely to brave Cairo’s chaotic-looking bus system (mainly due to language barriers). For those who choose this transportation option anyway, the large red, white and blue public buses go through the entire city and are cheap, but are always crowded. There are the similar buses (with air-conditioning) that charge […]