Things to see and do with kids in Cairo

Cairo Kids Attractions

The quintessential ancient city of the world, Cairo, at first glance, may not seem like the best place to travel with children. Afterall, it's hot, dry, dusty and full of ancient temples and structures that children find hard to relate to, but Cairo does have a little something to offer its younger visitors.

Obvious attractions such as the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx will amaze visitors of all ages, and riding a camel or Arabian horse round these spectacular attractions is a fantastic activity for the whole family and a good way to keep the kids interested, but don't forget the sunscreen and hats! Older children might enjoy the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, but a great way to teach the younger ones about Ancient Egypt is to take a barge ride through Dr. Ragab's Pharaonic Village where they can enjoy history being acted out. There are plenty of amusement parks in Egypt to enjoy too, such as Dream Park or Sindbad where children can enjoy plenty of rides and activities.

For days when the heat is scorching and going outdoors with the children is not an option, take the kids to an indoor playground or amusement park, such as Magic Galaxy, which offers something for children of all ages and even a baby zone for the youngest visitors.

Dr. Ragab's Pharaonic Village

This living museum is a fabulous attraction for the whole family to enjoy. Visitors sail down a network of canals in…

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Dream Park

A trip to Dream Park is a must for children of all ages and makes a great day out for the whole family. Featuring rides,…

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Magic Galaxy

This indoor amusement park spans two floors and features 10 big rides, more than 100 games, and even a Baby Zone section…

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