Masjid Ra's al-Husayn
According to a belief, the head of Imam Husayn, peace be upon him, was buried here.
According to some, Zainab, the sister of Imam Husayn and daughter of Imam Ali, peace be upon them, is buried here and not in Damascus.
Grave of Malik al-Ashtar [r]
Standard-bearer and close companion of Imam Ali [a]. He was appointed by Imam Ali [a] as the governor or Egypt but was poisoned by Muawiya on his way there.
Al-Azhar mosque and Al-Azhar university.
Cairo museum - here is where the mummified body of Firaun is kept.
Mosque and Fort of Salahuddin Ayyubi.
Pyramids of Giza.
Sak'kara - where the first pyramid was built, known as the "Step Pyramid".
Memphis - the first capital of Egypt.
Note: Sak'kara and Memphis are to the south of Cairo.