Your guide to parks in Cairo

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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 - 10:42 GMT

Family Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

Family Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

CAIRO - 8 September 2017: Cairo has a number of public parks, according to Best Places in Egypt Facebook page, these are the best eight parks in the Egyptian capital, where visitors can do lots of activities, and enjoy the green scenery.

1- Orman Park

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Orman Park by Hatem Moushir - Courtesy of Creative Commons via Wikimedia

Ticket Price: LE 10

Open Hours: 9am - 4pm

Address: Square, Oula, Giza, Giza Governorate

Founded in the late 19th century, this is oldest park in this list. It is very beautiful destination that is considered as one of the largest botanical gardens in the world.

2- Safari Park

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Safari Park - Courtesy of Creative Commons via Wikimedia

Ticket Price: LE 15

Address: Al Matar, Imbaba, Giza Governorate

This is a very suitable park for family outings. It is the second largest park after Al-Azhar Park, which is designed in the country style. It has a Romanian theatre, puppet show, artificial lake, as well as a number of restaurants and cafeterias.

2- Al-Andalus Park

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Al Andalus Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

Tickets Prices: LE 10 for Egyptians, LE 50 for Tourists and Cameras. And cell phone photography is for free.

Adress: Al-Andalus, Zamalek, Cairo. (The nearest metro station is Opera)
Open Hours: 9 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

This is a marvelous spot by the Nile that is worth visiting. It is divided into two parts; the Southern part is constructed in an Arabic-Andalusian style, while the Northern is constructed in an Ancient Egyptian design.

It is a historic park constructed in 1935, in which concerts of classical singers from all over the Arab world were held, Like Egyptian Abdul Halem Hafez, Lebanese Fairuz, and others.

3- International Park

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International Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

Ticket: LE 10

Nasr City, Cairo

Open Hours: 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

4- Gezira Park

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Gezira Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

Ticket: LE 5

5- Al-Fonoun Park (Arts Park)

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Al-Fonoun Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

Ticket: LE 5

Adress: Abdul Aziz Al Sooudstreet, Al Manial, Giza

Open Hours: 8 a.m. – 12 a.m.

A comparative advantage of this park is that it has Nile boats, which you can use as a Nile cruise.

6- Om Kolthoum Park

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Om Kolthoum Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

Ticket: LE 5

A placid beautiful park that is unfortunately not famous. It is named after the Egyptian
legendary singer Om Kolthoum

7- Family park

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Family Park - Courtesy of Best Places in Egypt Facebook page

Address: Rehab Gate 2, Suez Rd, New Cairo

Open Hours: 9 a.m. -10 p.m.

Ticket Price: LE 60

Beside the vast greenery, this park has a military museum, a zoo, and a playing area for the children. The ticket includes visiting all of them.

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