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All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners

Cairo Tower is considered the most important landmark of Eternal Cairo on the banks of the Great Nile, and a tourist destination for Egyptians from various governorates of the Republic, as well as foreigners, dazzling its visitors with its design that resembles the Egyptian lotus flower, and its location in the heart of the city where you can see the landmarks of Cairo.

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners


The Egyptian engineer, Naoum Shebib, designed the Cairo Tower, taking the Pharaonic lotus flower as a form to combine the civilization of the ancestors and the modernity of the present, and it is located on the island of Zamalek in the Nile River, and it is also called (Gezira Tower), its height reaches 187 meters and is 43 meters higher than the Great Pyramid in Giza As it is one of the most important places of tourism in Cairo.


The most important feature of the Cairo Tower


The Cairo Tower was the tallest building in Egypt and North Africa for about 15 years, until it was surpassed by the Hillbrow Tower in South Africa, with its sixteen floors, and the Cairo Tower is considered one of the most famous landmarks of Cairo after the Giza pyramids, it was built between 1954 and 1961 using granite. Granite is the same material used by the ancient Egyptians and is considered a symbol in and of itself due to its unique composition and distinctive shape.


The lotus-like shape of the building we see was not the result of coincidence; In fact, the lotus is an important symbol for the ancient Egyptians, because it is the plant used to make papyrus.


The United States contributes to financing the construction of the tower


The truth is that the US government was the funder at the time. America gave a personal gift of $ 6 million to Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser in an attempt to win him over, but he in turn transferred money to the Egyptian government to build the Cairo Tower.


At the top of the tower is the famous revolving restaurant, and the restaurant needs about 70 minutes to complete a full rotation, and the movement is almost unnoticed, and you can see the pyramids from it.


The best activities in the Cairo Tower


Cairo Tower is an important tourist destination in the Cairo governorate, where school and university students travel to it from all governorates of the Republic, to climb to it and look at the landmarks of Cairo, Giza and the Nile.


And a visitor to the Cairo Tower can start the journey in the Cairo Tower from the inside through the elevator, as the climb to the top of the tower takes about 45 seconds to see when you stand at the top, a complete panorama of Cairo, the pyramids, the television building, the Sphinx, the Nile, and Salah El-Din Castle, and when you look In the magnifying glass, the visitor feels that he is visiting all of Egypt in one moment.


• A visitor to the Cairo Tower can go to the Cairo Tower Restaurant on the 14th floor and at a height of 160 meters to eat a delicious meal with the family. This restaurant is characterized by its circular shape, which revolves around a focal point to see Cairo, and visitors can take some souvenir photos with family or friends.


• There is also a cafeteria on the 15th floor, where visitors can get some snacks and drinks, in addition to the wonderful view.


Cairo Tower entrance prices


The price of the entry ticket to Cairo Tower 2020 varies according to the visitor's nationality and age, as follows:


Ticket price to enter the Cairo Tower for Egyptians: 40 pounds.


Ticket price to enter the Cairo Tower for foreigners: 200 pounds.


Ticket price to enter Cairo Tower for children under 6 years: Free.


Price of using the Cairo Tower Telescope: 10 pounds.

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners

All you need to know about the Cairo Tower, the capital's most important landmark and a tourist destination for Egyptians and foreigners


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