Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Street Scenes in Cairo, Egypt

Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Middle-East and Africa. Located near the Nile Delta, it was founded in CE 969. Nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a center of the region's political and cultural life.

Cairo was founded by the Fatimid dynasty in the 10th century CE, but the land composing the present-day city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Cairo is also associated with Ancient Egypt as it is close to the ancient cities of Memphis, Giza and Fustat which are near the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza. Below is a selection of 12 analog photos of street scenes in Cairo, Egypt:

Cairo by Peter Gutierrez

Cairo Bazaar by derNubo

Al Hussein - Moulid by Urban Highways

the watchman... by kiarash sadigh

Jay Walker by - ♥ Cherie ♥ -

untitled by in girum

262 by pakndak

Triumph Mayflower, Cairo Egypt. by Luca Di Lotti

"Milyun Dolar" by aCik Cairo

Cairo by Eleanor McDowall

28 ramadhan by + Yusuf +

Egypt - Cairo - 18-24 by Jeff_Werner

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3 comments :

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