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Zamalek (Gezira Island)

Cairo, Egypt
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“nile river” (16 reviews)
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good place for walking , cafe , restaurants , nightclubs with awesome view of river Nile , i suggest zamalek for every one who will come to visit Cairo

Thank islam a
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed being on this island, it has plants and is not as dirty as the rest of the city. Some nice restaurants are here, fun to walk around.

Thank Proclaimer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cool trendy place where you see locals and tourists sitting and having shisha. no loud music but cool bars and restaurants. nice place to visit in the evening before or after khan el khalili

Thank soodprashant
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I just like to go there all the time meet friends or wander and listen to music on my own.. It's just quite and comfy.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This large island off the left bank of the Nile contains a very large park. In this very green environment there is a permanently-docked boat with an excellent restaurant. We had a delicious lunch there with our Memphis Tours guides.

Thank usmanibari
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Elites island for elites. It have many pubs, restaurants, cafes and places for all the time. Walking through it's streets is enough to introduce you through this fabulous island.

Thank Mostafa D
Reviewed 30 March 2017

this is the best place to live in cairo , the district has most of embassies of the world , landscaping and architecture style is matching those in paris , almost :) and being is island gives it a long river shore . where there...More

Thank Usama M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is the place to come if you want (relatively) easy and hassle-free access to city life in Cairo. Just know that this also means that most things cost double what they do elsewhere in the city, although it's still often cheap by western standards....More

Thank Nsb819
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Zamalek keeps changing but it is still a lovely island surrounded by the Nile with a lot of character. Wealthy people still live there and a lot of embassies pepper the island. The Marriott gardens are still a meeting point for the wealthy and well...More

Thank Maria Eduarda C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a popular neighbourhood with locals, where you can find several restaurants, and nightlife areas to enjoy, but not a touristic area.

Thank Floating_Hippos
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