Egypt Travel Guide

Egypt is one of the oldest civilizations on Earth. To avoid the long lines and tour buses, Tony visits with Egyptian locals to get a taste for what it means to be Egyptian.


Activities
Spice Market
Tony takes a walk through this vibrant, aromatic market in Cairo.
  • 13 We Khaled Abu Zed, El Hamzowee Sorier, Al-Azhar
  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate Egypt

Spice Market

Tony takes a walk through this vibrant, aromatic market in Cairo.
13 We Khaled Abu Zed, El Hamzowee Sorier, Al-Azhar Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Qoshtomor Ahua
At Qoshtomor Ahua, Anthony Bourdain and a friend take some time out to partake of a local tradition -- smoking shisha.
  • 204 Geish St., El Daher, Abbaseya
  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate Egypt

Qoshtomor Ahua

At Qoshtomor Ahua, Anthony Bourdain and a friend take some time out to partake of a local tradition -- smoking shisha.
204 Geish St., El Daher, Abbaseya Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Hotels
Ramses Hilton
  • 1115 Corniche El Nile
  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate 12344 Egypt

Ramses Hilton

1115 Corniche El Nile Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Phone: 20 2 25777444

Restaurants & Bars
Farahat Restaurant
At Farahat, Anthony Bourdain enjoys a local delicacy of Cairo -- pigeon.
  • 126 Azhar St., Al-Hussein
  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate Egypt

Farahat Restaurant

At Farahat, Anthony Bourdain enjoys a local delicacy of Cairo -- pigeon.
126 Azhar St., Al-Hussein Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Abu Tarek Koshary Restaurant
Koshary is the equivalent of Cairanese fast food -- a dish of rice, noodles, spices and fried onions. Anthony Bourdain samples this local treat at Abu Tarek.
  • 16 Marouf, Qasr an Nile
  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate Egypt

Abu Tarek Koshary Restaurant

Koshary is the equivalent of Cairanese fast food -- a dish of rice, noodles, spices and fried onions. Anthony Bourdain samples this local treat at Abu Tarek.
16 Marouf, Qasr an Nile Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Phone: 20 2 2577 5935
Mohamed Moustafa Ashour Foul Stall
Foul is the Cairanese breakfast of champions.
  • Unnamed alley south of Opera Square
  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate Egypt

Mohamed Moustafa Ashour Foul Stall

Foul is the Cairanese breakfast of champions.
Unnamed alley south of Opera Square Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Cafeteria Stella
Beer is not always a welcome treat in Egypt, mainly for religious reasons. But at this neighborhood retreat, Anthony Bourdain and his friend Hassan welcome it with open arms.
  • Corner of Hoda Shaarawi and Tallaat Harb St.
  • Cairo, Cairo Governorate Egypt

Cafeteria Stella

Beer is not always a welcome treat in Egypt, mainly for religious reasons. But at this neighborhood retreat, Anthony Bourdain and his friend Hassan welcome it with open arms.
Corner of Hoda Shaarawi and Tallaat Harb St. Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
Phone: 20 2 2728 3000
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