Al-Azhar Park, Cairo

4.4
#2 of 12 in Parks in Cairo
Take in the history and scenery of Al-Azhar Park, a large public space that offers relaxing grounds and cultural intrigue right in the heart of the city. The result of a major redevelopment and archaeological project, the 30 hectare (74 acre) park opened in 2005 with a collection of landscaped gardens arranged in an array of different regional styles, plus renovated 12th-century walls and medieval mosques. Restaurants and cafes serve local delights next to the main water features, and the hills afford attractive views of the citadel. With our custom trip planner, Cairo attractions like Al-Azhar Park can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The atmosphere and views were awesome there, the entrance ticket is 20 LE and there's a parking with fees.  more »
  • A wonderful park, built outside the center of Cairo, is very large more than 30 hectares, impossible to travel in full, opened in 2005 was a donation of the Aga Khan to Egypt in gratitude for its welcome, it is a must walk among its vegetation excellently maintained, its fountains, paths among palm trees, really perece taken from a story, I loved to relax there, unmissable...
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  • One of the most beautiful gardens located in Cairo is full of trees and has a area overlooking the old Cairo and there is a lake, restaurants and cafés close to The Castle of Muhammad Ali i would recommend visiting
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  • The park is very nice to walk or have a glass of tea on the top. It's always alive and full of people, school kids, tourists and all kinds of people. The water can be a pit cleaner but I accepted worse since allot of people were playing in the fountains. The park has a very nice Arabic architecture and full of greenery
  • Great place for a whole day outdoors and to enjoy long walks among the vast green areas. It is best to go early at the opening time. Very clean. Could use some more maintenance though. Needs more restaurants. Needs a much bigger parking space. Definitely needs more emphasis and attention to the historical areas all around the park, especially the parts of the old city wall that are actually on the premises.
  • A breath of fresh air. Also, I love the open air Genena theater they have established there. Great place to watch musical events
  • That park is considered as cairo's central park 😊 apparently, there are some differences but it's the only huge park that serve the people in Cairo...there are lots of different cafes, restaurants to dine or to just have a snack & drink ....kids find it great to run & play around ...it has a great View of old & modern Cairo...it lacks guiding boards / Mark's so as not to be lost around !
  • For Cairo a nice and clean place that offers nice views and a relaxed atmosphere. I would definitely recommend coming here! Obs on weekdays the rate is cheaper.
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