YOU CAN EDIT THIS PAGE! Just click any blue "Edit" link and start writing!

Difference between revisions of "Cairo/Gezira"

From Wikitravel
Cairo : Gezira
Jump to: navigation, search

Default Banner.jpg

(new page, info, stub)
m (Do: +Interwiki)
Line 11: Line 11:
[[de:Kairo/Zamālik und Gazīra]]

Revision as of 07:02, 1 August 2006

Gezira is a district of modern Cairo that occupies the southern portion of the main island in the Nile within Cairo itself; in fact, it takes its name from this... (Gezra = "island" in Arabic). Gezira shares the island with the relatively affluent district of Zamalek to the north.


  • the Cairo Tower (Borg al-Qahira), open 9am-midnight, admission: non-Egyptians LE 32, children under 6 free - a distinctive landmark visible from most of downtown Cairo, the Cairo Tower was completed in 1961 and reaches a height of 187 m. Great day and night views over central Cairo and to the Pyramids from the revolving café and restaurant at the top.


  • the Gezira Sporting Club, tel +20 2 736-0434 / 735-6000, fax +20 2 736-7293 - includes four restaurants, swimming, lighted tennis, tennis pros and lessons, squash, croquet, playing fields, walking tracks, exercise facilities, equestrian, basketball, children's play areas, saunas, bridge and board games
    • Gezira Golf Club - a large public golf course. Admission for non-members is LE 20, tournament fees are LE 40
This article is still a stub and needs your attention. It does not have a template. Please plunge forward and help it grow!