Bahtim is near a range of colorful Cairo’s attractions. Among the places not to miss are the marvelous Virgin Mary's Tree and the incredible Egyptian Presidential Palace. Two other great attractions that are located within a short distance of Bahtim are the Cairo International Convention Centre and City Stars.
Be sure to visit some of the nearby museums and galleries, which help make the area such a great vacation choice. Join a tour, admire the architecture or simply enjoy the wonderful displays at Egyptian Museum and Coptic Museum. The area is a dream destination for those who love art. Don’t miss the Museum of Islamic Art. Experience local and touring talent strut their stuff at the Cairo Opera House.
To surround yourself with nature, go and check out some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax. There are some pleasant green escapes, so take a picnic blanket to Al-Azhar Park and the Aquarium Grotto Garden.
Spots such as Citadel, Tahrir Square and Cairo Tower are great places to check out while you’re in Bahtim. Admire some of the sacred places such as the Muhammad Ali Mosque, the El Rifai Mosque and the Midan Hussein Mosque. Enjoy the atmosphere and get an appreciation of the religious history of the area. Cairo is filled with reminders of the past; every local history tour should begin with a visit to Abdin Palace.
If you enjoy souvenir and fashion shopping, amble through the boutiques, stores and stalls at Khan el-Khalili.
Looming large on the local skyline is Cairo International Stadium, the home of the Egypt National Team, Al Ahly SC and Zamalek SC. If you’ve booked seats to see a match played by the Egypt National Team, the most popular soccer team here, it’s worth knowing their team colors; red..
When it’s time to rest your weary head after a day spent exploring the many charms of Bahtim, check in to one of the area’s numerous bed-and-breakfast, hotel and short-stay apartment options. Make reservations for the Fairmont Nile City Cairo, the Kempinski Nile Hotel Cairo, or the Fairmont Heliopolis.