Tour to Cairo Tower
During the reign of the former Egyptian president Jamal Abd ُEl Nasser Cairo tower built.
Egyptians Build Cairo tower in the late 60th and it cost 6 million pounds at the time.
This sum of money was given to the Egyptian government by the USA to stop the Egyptians from supporting the Algerian uprising against the French occupation.
But the six million pounds didn’t affect the Egyptian attitude towards supporting other Arab nations.
Egyptِِِِ although needed that money immensely to rebuild its infrastructure.
Also, Nasser insisted on building Cairo Tower to stand as a clear everlasting proof of the union and alliance Egypt has with the Arab world.
However, there is a nice revolving restaurant at the top of the tower.
Also, there is a cafe that offers all kinds of drinks and light snacks.
Cairo Tower is considered an architectural gem and they build it in the shape of the most important plant in the life of the ancient Egyptians, the lotus.
Cairo was the 4th Islamic capital in Egypt after Al-Fustat, Al-Askar, and Al-Qataie.
The Fatimid army leader Gawhar Al-Saqlabi build Cairo for the Muslims who were of Shia sect in 969 AD.
So, it was surrounded with great walls that were separating the Sunni Muslims and Egyptians fro Shia Muslims.
All gates destroyed except for three gates that still exist.
Cairo has a lot of places to visit and activities to do, so if you are in Cairo don’t miss to do it like:
Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation to Cairo Tower.
This city looks quite different from above than what one sees from below." The famous Egyptian actor, Adel Emam, said this to describe Cairo. It is quite expressive as the city looks quite different from above, especially from the top of the Cairo Tower. Many tourists from all over the world, especially Arabs, visit Cairo Tower when they come to Egypt in order to enjoy the panoramic views the tower offers of the city of the thousand minarets.
You are going to enjoy your tour to the tower then the guide will take you back to your accommodation.