Cairo Tower | Cairo Attractions
It is located in the center on Gezira Island in the middle of the Nile River in zamalek district in Cairo, Egypt.
The cairo tower or ElGezira tower or ( Brag El qahari) in Arabic language is consider one of the most prominent features of the Egyptian capital .Its partially open lattice-work design is intended to evoke a lotus plant. Cairo tower was built from 1956 to 1961 during the presidency of Gamal Abdel Nasser with Soviet assistance. It is 187m high, it is higher than the great pyramid of Giza by 50 meters and it is Standing on the base of the Aswan granite stones that had the ancient Egyptians used to build their monasteries and temples of the pharaohs It contains 16 floors, the trip inside the elevator tower to reach the end of 45 seconds to see when standing on the top of the tower a full panorama of Cairo, the pyramids, building the television, the Sphinx, the Nile, Castle SalahElDin, Azhar.it is the wonderful and spectacular view to cairo There is a telescope to visit Egypt in a single moment ,a cafeteria in the floor 15 and rotating restaurant in the floor 14 and 160 meter high the waiters in this restaurant are dressed like ancient Egyptians Cairo tower is consider an architectural masterpiece to attract the tourist to Egypt.