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Heliopolis

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Address: Cairo, Egypt

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Attractive Cairo District.

When the Baron Em pan build his palace in this area of Cairo,it became an attraction place full of old and new , many shops and restaurants , cafes, Nice residential area.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heliopolis is good for a nice walk with a couple of friend. It has a lot of nice destinations for food. You will fall in love with it.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Located next to the airport in a quieter and wealthier section of the city. New hotels going up in the area with golf courses. The city is actually clean so if you'd love to see Cairo and don't want to deal with the filth that is Cairo. Then Heliopolis is your home base. Mostly western stores in the area but... More 

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Thank wick1979
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

an amazing old residential quarter, you will love it. It also very elegant. The people are very friendly. You will be a big fan of every street in Heliopolis :)

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Thank Safeya T
Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

When the Baron Em pan build his palace in this area of Cairo,it became an attraction place full of old and new , many shops and restaurants , cafes, Nice residential area.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Build by the Baron Empain of Belgium about 100 years ago, this Cairo district has some unique architecture. worth a stop if you are heading towards the airport

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Thank SamehT
Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

You can look up to find the old architecture and down to witness all the shops that maybe opened a decade ago and are still running,there are off course new shops too.But the whole ora of the place is great. Mandrine Koudeir is an amaazing icecream shop there,i would recommend you to try its chocolate or yogurt with berries icrecream... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

i like helioples , i spend all my life there , it,s a very good pace and near to airport and full of places you can go

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Heliopolis was simply a majestic suburb. A city built in the desert by a Belgian architect. The buildings were simply magnificent. That was when Egypt was a kingdom. Then came Nasser and then came its downfall. And it's been falling ever since. But still worth a visit. I'm still waiting for a president who will save this country from the... More 

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Thank Hani Y. I
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

If you like architecture, Heliopolis is fascinating and Korba is the beating heart of this "new" part of Cairo, now over 100 years old. It is good for shopping (mainly shoes and clothing), if you want to buy Egyptian and not brands. Many nice restaurants and cafes.

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Thank Koan T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Busy but nice area where you can find basically everything you are looking for when it comes to shopping, eating & drinking.

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