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The Coptic Museum

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Pyramids of Giza

Both The Coptic Museum and Pyramids of Giza are rated very highly by professionals. Overall, The Coptic Museum scores significantly higher than Pyramids of Giza. The Coptic Museum scores 95 with praise from 5 reviewers like Fodor's, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet.

Both The Coptic Museum and Pyramids of Giza are rated very highly by professionals. Overall, The Coptic Museum scores significantly higher than Pyramids of Giza. The Coptic Museum scores 95 with praise from 5 reviewers like Fodor's, Michelin Guide and Lonely Planet.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Cairo
location

Fakhry Abd el Nour street No4, Abbassia, Cairo, Egypt

endorsements
  • 5 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Housing the world's largest collection of Coptic Christian artwork, this museum provides a link between ancient and Islamic Egypt. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    A beautiful place, as much for the elaborate woodcarving in all the galleries as for the treasures they contain. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    Contains such artifacts as funeral stelae carved with Coptic inscriptions, manuscripts... and examples of ivory, wood, pottery, and glass. A bridge between the art of ancient Egypt and the Islamic era.

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The Coptic Museum, which opened originally back in 1910, has just emerged from an extensive refurbishment... and it's a must-see for anyone interested in the history of Egypt. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    At the inauguration of the museum in 2006, President Mubarak stressed the importance of Coptic artistic heritage for Egypt, an opinion borne out by the stunning collections here. Full Review →

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83
#13 in Cairo

Al Haram Str., Giza, Egypt

  • 4 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Three 4th-Dynasty pyramids dominate the skyline of the desert plateau to the southwest of Cairo. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    For nearly 4000 years, the extraordinary shape, impeccable geometry and sheer bulk of the Giza Pyramids have invited the obvious question: ‘How were we built, and why?’. Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    You may have studied them in school and seen a million pictures, but that has probably done little to prepare you for actually seeing the Pyramids of Giza in real life. Standing in the... Full Review →

  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Beware the typical tourist traps that will come out with almost any guide such as perfume shop visits, tipping the camel guy extra...etc. Full Review →

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