Abu Sir Vacations
Abu Sir is near many of Cairo’s more popular attractions. Two attractions that should be at the top of every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Pyramid of Userkaf and the much-loved Dahshur Pyramids. Two other recommended attractions you’ll find nearby Abu Sir are the Great Sphinx of Giza and the Pyramids at Giza.
Abu Sir has a number of museums and theaters within easy reach that allow visitors to really get a feel for the area. Spend a while admiring the exhibits at Gayer-Anderson Museum.
When it’s time to escape the bustling streets of Cairo, head to the nearby green spaces. Enjoy some of the scenic city parks such as the Orman Botanical Gardens.
While you are in and around Abu Sir, stop by Babylon Fortress. Take the time to visit sacred places such as the Ibn Tulun Mosque, Hanging Church and the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As. Enjoy the atmosphere and gain an appreciation of the religious history of the area.
If you are ready to grab a bargain, explore the various stores of the First Mall Cairo.
Abu Sir is a place steeped in sporting history. Join local fans at nearby Arab Contracters Stadium, home to the Arab Contractors Sporting Club soccer team in winter and the Telecom Egypt Football Club. Relive the match’s greatest moments with local sports fanatics after the final whistle blows in one of the nearby pubs, clubs or bars.
Finding somewhere convenient to rest your head around the Abu Sir area is easy. For a good night’s sleep check out the amenities at the Mercure Cairo Le Sphinx Hotel, Giza, the Barcelo Cairo Pyramids, Giza, and the Le Méridien Pyramids Hotel & Spa, Giza.