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We had the pleasure of staying in Zamalek on this visit and it's a wonderful place filled with wonderful places to eat and drink (don't miss SELF on 26th of July!). The only part that can get frustrating is a lot of our drivers seemed...More
If you want to travel to Cairo than choose your hotel in Zamalek area. It's tourist friendly area. Little costly compare to other areas like Maadi, etc but you will find all thing near by... Like Cairo Museum, downtown shopping center, Giza Pyramid, Nile river,...More
The Island is right at the heart of the city, it has relatively a lot of green and some nice spots to sit and watch the Nile or rent a boat to go on the river.
We didn’t find the Island that special, it does...More
Zamalek is very lively and colorful island surrounded by the Nile river. Lot of embassies are settled down there, many interesting trees, the place is full of art galleries, craft shops etc. It is a favorite place for foreigners, there are few nice pubs ;)
The best thing in this area is so quite and nice and kind of fancy. It look like a classy place and have too many shops and restaurants and coffee , it nice if u look for a walk and drink or eat something. Special...More
Zamalek is my favorite Cairo neighborhood. It's has a great balance of a quiet, residential atmosphere with proximity to the hustle and bustle of downtown Cairo. You get a respite from the craziness of Tahrir without being as far removed as Maadi or, of course,...More
Don't think you might enjoy walking round this island. You probably wont! As for walking round it -that's a joke amidst fat moving maniac car and scooter drivers and non existent pavements. Its full of very busy streets in a very polluted city. If you...More