Experience the atmosphere of Zamalek (Gezira Island), an upscale Cairo neighborhood linked to the downtown by a bridge. Developed in the 19th century, the district remains notable for its quiet, affluent areas, spacious green parks, and a vibrant cultural scene. Stroll the leafy avenues of the island neighborhood, home to large numbers of embassies and ex-pat inhabitants, or visit one of its numerous galleries, museums, and music venues. You'll find plenty to do here, as the district teems with bars, restaurants, high-end shops, and charming cafes. To visit Zamalek (Gezira Island) and other attractions in Cairo, use our Cairo day trip tool.
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We stayed at a hotel in Zamalek and found the location a good place to start our explorations of Cairo and Egypt. With beautiful views of the river, and lots of greenery, Zamalek is a place to be... more »
Rich area of Cairo in multiple ways. Next to the restaurant ships that offer a wide array of cuisines from around the world, are age-old trees that leave you in awe and appreciation of nature. They... more »
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