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E and churches of Old Cairo to the skyscrapers along the Nile from Khan al Khalili the vast bazaar as intricate as inlay work to the Belle Epoue façades of the downtown streets and introduces you to the treasures of three great civilizations at the Islamic Coptic and Egyptian Antiuities museums Beautifully illustrated with 150 color photographs this is a fascinating armchair tour of Cairo in all its variety For a person like me who has been to Cairo many times this book offered me the chance to look at my favourite place once For those of you who have never been to Cairo and want to see what it looks like I think this book gives you a good idea Very nice pictures I recommend it

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Cairo IllustratedCairo is an exploding modern metropolis of eighteen million people that nevertheless preserves within its heart the finest medieval city in the world its alleys mosues and caravanserais the original setting for the Arabian Nights whose atmosphere is palpable still for the visitor wandering through its bazaars while at sunset the Pyramids glow gold against the Western Desert as they have done for one million I was born in Cairo by Italian parentsand I must say that MrHaag has done a superb job in going around and discovering all these fantastic placesI saw some but not allIndeed it has fascinated me the way he pictured themand wrote about the locations that he sawThrough his own photographic eyeThis book is particularily interesting if you are a woman and would like to visit some of the old mosues but cannot go to EgyptIt is very hard to go into the mosues as a foreign womanIt is a treasure of art to seeAlso some other pictures represent street scenes which are absolutely greatEverywhere you go to Egypt you will never have the same picture againOne because the peopleare in constant movementand second the light changes whether it is during the morning or at sunsetThe sunsets are just breathtakingand it also affects the photography and the scene that you are depictingMr Haag goes around easily being a man and it is difficult to go in certain coffee places when you are a womanYou cannot go infactEnjoy this book he has done a superb job

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Cairo Illustrated kindle ´ ✓ dcmdirect ¿ ✯ Cairo Illustrated Books ✴ Author Michael Haag – Dcmdirect.co.uk Cairo is an exploding modern metropolis of eighteen million people that nevertheless preserves within its heart the finest medieval city in the world its alleys mosues and caravanserais the original Seven hundred thousand evenings past The monuments of pharaohs and sultans lie within the city’s reach making Cairo and its environs an uneualed storehouse of human achievement In this guide to the largest city in Africa and the political and cultural fulcrum of the Arab world Michael Haag explores Cairo’s past and present in word and picture from Saara to the Citadel of Saladin from the ancient synagogu Good pics and info