The Cairo streets map shows all street network and main roads of Cairo. This streets map of Cairo will allow you to find your routes through the streets of Cairo in Egypt. The Cairo streets map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Muizz Street as you can see in Cairo streets map should totally be on the top of your list when visiting Cairo. Named after the fourth Fatimid Caliph Al-Mu’izz li-Deen Illah, Muizz Street is considered to be one of the oldest streets in Cairo and is one of the most vibrant and historic spots in the city. It extends from Bab A-Futuh (one of three remaining gates in the walls of Old Cairo) to Bab Zuweila, where you will find several markets in Al-Azhar Street and the Ghuriya Complex and the area around it. According to a United Nation study, the street contains the largest gathering of medieval architectural treasures in the Islamic world.
Saliba (Cross) Street as its shown in Cairo streets map is another significant historic spot that dates back to the Middle Ages’ Cairo with numerous examples of great architecture from the Islamic period. The area, which now can be considered as an open-air museum, was once a residence to the state most important men — mostly from 1312 until 1517. Named after Talaat Pasha Harb, a famous Egyptian economist, the street was once a center for many social activities among the elites in Cairo. Now, it is considered as one of the most active streets in the city. It is located in the heart of Cairo European-ized area, Wust El-Balad (downtown). While strolling the street, you will be fascinated with the elegant historic buildings and the artistic atmosphere.
One of the biggest streets in Wust El-Balad and a home to several stores, nightlife spots, and important historic landmarks in Cairo is Qasr El Nil Street as its mentioned in Cairo streets map. It starts from Abdeen Square, passing by Bab El-Louq Market, American University downtown, Tahrir Square and the Egyptian Museum until it crosses the Nile through Qasr El Nil Bridge and then reaches Gezira Island. Being one of the most elegant streets in the Zamalek neighborhood, this street is named after a successful Egyptian engineer who was chosen by Muhammed Ali Pasha to be among the students sent for the first scholarship in Paris to study marine engineering in 1826.
The Cairo roads map shows all road network and highways of Cairo. This roads map of Cairo will allow you to find your routes through the roads and motorways of Cairo in Egypt. The Cairo roads map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
An extensive road network connects Cairo with other Egyptian cities and villages as you can see in Cairo roads map. There is a new Ring Road that surrounds the outskirts of the city, with exits that reach outer Cairo districts. There are flyovers and bridges, such as the Sixth of October bridge that, when the traffic is not heavy, allow fast means of transportation from one side of the city to the other. Cairo traffic is known to be overwhelming and overcrowded. Traffic moves at a relatively fluid pace. Drivers tend to be aggressive, but are more courteous at intersections, taking turns going, with police aiding in traffic control of some congested areas.
Cairo is connected by highway with all other major cities in Egypt. The Desert Road links Cairo and Alexandria; there are main roads connecting Cairo with Ismailiyyah and Luxor as its shown in Cairo roads map. In addition, there is the Red Sea Highway, completed in the early 1990s. Roads connect Cairo with Libya to the west and Israel to the east (however, special permission must be obtained to enter Egypt from Israel in a private vehicle).
Egyptian Transport Minister Kamel El-Wazir said on Thursday that an ongoing development of the Cairo Ring Road will expand it from eight lanes to 14, or from 37.2 metres to 60 metres in width as its mentioned in Cairo roads map. El-Wazir remarks came during a cabinet meeting to discuss the development work on the ring road. The meeting was headed by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and saw the attendance of the ministers of electricity, petroleum, and housing as well as the governors of Cairo, Giza, and Qalioubiya. The ongoing work on the stretch of road between the Autostrad and Mariotiya, which has a length of 12 kilometres, is nearly 20 percent complete, while work on the 24 kilometre stretch from Saad El-Shazly Tunnel to the intersection of the Cairo-Alexandria Agricultural Road is 30 percent complete.