Cairo is the capital of Egypt. It is the largest city in the Middle-East and second-largest in Africa. Cairo is a vibrant and exotic, famed for its hospitality and fascinating architecture. Cairo is home to the best Pharaonic, Coptic and Islamic sights in Egypt. It has always been known as the City of a Thousand Minarets due to the large amount of mosques, you can admire many of them from rooftops. The Egyptian Museum in Cairo contains the world’s most extensive collection of pharaonic antiquities; no visit to Egypt is complete without a trip through its galleries.