Remains of a circular Roman tower at the Babylon Fortress (late 3rd century) in Old Cairo
President Nasser in 1962
Excavated ruins of Fustat (2004 photo)
Poster for the Egyptian film Yahya el hub (1938).
Nasser in 1931
The Mosque of Ibn Tulun, built by Ahmad Ibn Tulun in 876–879 AD
Poster for the Egyptian film Berlanti (1944).
Nasser's name circled in Al-Gihad
A plan of Cairo before 1200 AD, as reconstructed by Stanley Lane-Poole (1906), showing the location of Fatimid structures, Saladin's Citadel, and earlier sites (Fustat not shown)
Portrait of Nasser at law school in 1937
The Cairo Citadel, seen above in the late 19th century, was begun by Saladin in 1176
Nasser (center) with Ahmed Mazhar (left) in army, 1940
Mausoleum-Madrasa-Hospital complex of Sultan Qalawun, built in 1284–1285 in the center of Cairo, over the remains of a Fatimid palace
Nasser (first from left) with his unit in the Faluja pocket, displaying weapons captured from the Israeli Army during the 1948 war.
Funerary complex of Sultan Qaytbay, built in 1470–1474 in the Northern Cemetery (seen in lithograph from 1848)
The Free Officers after the coup, 1953. Counterclockwise: Zakaria Mohieddin, Abdel Latif Boghdadi, Kamel el-Din Hussein (standing), Nasser (seated), Abdel Hakim Amer, Mohamed Naguib, Youssef Seddik, and Ahmad Shawki.
Map of Cairo in 1809, from the Description de l'Égypte.
Leaders of Egypt following the ouster of King Farouk, November 1952. Seated, left to right: Sulayman Hafez, Mohamed Naguib and Nasser
Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848–1933). On the Way between Old and New Cairo, Citadel Mosque of Mohammed Ali, and Tombs of the Mamelukes, 1872. Oil on canvas. Brooklyn Museum
Nasser (right) and Mohamed Naguib (left) during celebrations marking the second anniversary of the 1952 revolution, July 1954
Qasr El Nil Bridge
Nasser and Naguib saluting at the opening of the Suez Canal
Aerial view 1904 from a balloon where the Egyptian Museum appears to the right side.
Liberation organization in Alexandria invitation to Nasser speech 26 October 1954
A panoramic view of Cairo, 1950s
Nasser greeted by crowds in Alexandria one day after his announcement of the British withdrawal and the assassination attempt against him, 27 October 1954.
Everyday life in Cairo, 1950s
Nasser and Imam Ahmad of North Yemen facing the camera, Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia in white robes in the background, Amin al-Husayni of the All-Palestine Government in the foreground at the Bandung Conference, April 1955
A protester holding an Egyptian flag during the protests that started on 25 January 2011.
Nasser submitting his vote for the referendum of the proposed constitution, 23 June 1956
The river Nile flows through Cairo, here contrasting ancient customs of daily life with the modern city of today.
Nasser raising the Egyptian flag over the Suez Canal city of Port Said to celebrate the final British military withdrawal from the country, June 1956
Aerial view looking south, with the Zamalek and Gezira districts on Gezira Island, surrounded by the Nile
Nasser giving a speech at the opening of the Suez Canal
Cairo seen from Spot Satellite
The signing of the regional defense pact between Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Jordan, January 1957. At the forefront, from left right: Prime Minister Sulayman al-Nabulsi of Jordan, King Hussein of Jordan, King Saud of Saudi Arabia, Nasser, Prime Minister Sabri al-Asali of Syria
Cairo weather observations by French savants
Nasser seated alongside Crown Prince Muhammad al-Badr of North Yemen (center) and Shukri al-Quwatli (right), February 1958. North Yemen joined the UAR to form the United Arab States, a loose confederation.
View of the 6th October Bridge and the Cairo skyline.
Nasser (right) and Lebanese president Fuad Chehab (to Nasser's right) at the Syrian–Lebanese border during talks to end the crisis in Lebanon. Akram al-Hawrani stands third to Nasser's left, and Abdel Hamid Sarraj stands to Chehab's right, March 1959.
Cairo University is the largest university in Egypt, and is located in Giza.
Nasser waving to crowds in Damascus, Syria, October 1960
Library building at the new campus of the American University of Cairo in New Cairo
Nasser (center) receiving Algerian president Ahmed Ben Bella (right) and Iraqi president Abdel Salam Aref (left) for the Arab League summit in Alexandria, September 1964. Ben Bella and Aref were close allies of Nasser.
The interior of Ramses Station
Nasser before Yemeni crowds on his arrival to Sana'a, April 1964. In front of Nasser and giving a salute is Yemeni President Abdullah al-Sallal
The Autostrade in Nasr City
Government officials attending Friday prayers at al-Azhar Mosque, 1959. From left to right; Interior Minister Zakaria Mohieddin, Nasser, Social Affairs Minister Hussein el-Shafei and National Union Secretary Anwar Sadat
Cairo International Stadium with 75,100 seats
Nasser being sworn in for a second term as Egypt's president, 25 March 1965
Cairo Opera House, at the National Cultural Center, Zamalek district.
Nasser (center), King Hussein of Jordan (left) and Egyptian Army Chief of Staff Abdel Hakim Amer (right) at the Supreme Command of the Armed Forces headquarters in Cairo before signing a mutual defense pact, 30 May 1967
Khedivial Opera House, 1869.
Egyptian demonstrators protesting Nasser's resignation, 1967
Solomon Schechter studying documents from the Cairo Geniza, c. 1895.
Nasser observing the Suez front with Egyptian officers during the 1968 War of Attrition. General Commander Mohamed Fawzi is directly behind Nasser, and to their left is Chief of Staff Abdel Moneim Riad.
Statue of Talaat Pasha Harb, the father of the modern Egyptian economy, in Downtown Cairo
Nasser brokering a ceasefire between Yasser Arafat of the PLO (left) and King Hussein of Jordan (right) at the emergency Arab League summit in Cairo on 27 September 1970, one day before Nasser's death
The NBE towers as viewed from the Nile
Nasser's funeral procession attended by five million mourners in Cairo, 1 October 1970
View of Tahrir Square (in 2008)
Gamal Abdel Nasser Mosque in Cairo, the site of his burial
Main entrance of the Egyptian Museum, located at Tahrir Square
Nasser presenting prominent and blind writer Taha Hussein (standing in front of Nasser) with a national honors prize for literature, 1959
Cairo Tower at night
Nasser speaking to a homeless Egyptian man and offering him a job, after the man was found sleeping below the stage where Nasser was seated, 1959
The Hanging Church in Old Cairo
Nasser waving to crowds in Mansoura, 1960
Al-Muizz Street in Islamic Cairo
Anwar Sadat (left) and Nasser in the National Assembly, 1964. Sadat succeeded Nasser as president in 1970 and significantly departed from Nasser's policies throughout his rule.
Al-Azhar Mosque, view of Fatimid-era courtyard and Mamluk minarets
Jaafar Nimeiry of Sudan (left), Nasser, and Muammar Gaddafi of Libya (right) at the Tripoli Airport, 1969. Nimeiry and Gaddafi were influenced by Nasser's pan-Arabist ideas and the latter sought to succeed him as "leader of the Arabs".
Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Hassan and the al-Rifa'i Mosque, seen from the Citadel
Nasser and his family in Manshiyat al-Bakri, 1963. From left to right, his daughter Mona, his wife Tahia Kazem, daughter Hoda, son Abdel Hakim, son Khaled, son Abdel Hamid, and Nasser.
The Citadel of Cairo, with the Mosque of Muhammad Ali
A medieval gateway in Khan al-Khalili
Smog in Cairo
Traffic in Cairo
View of the Nile and the Cairo skyline.
6th October Bridge in Cairo
Cairo International Stadium with 75,100 seats
View of Tahrir Square (in 2020)
Smog in Cairo
Traffic in Cairo

The cinema of Egypt refers to the flourishing film industry based in Cairo which is known to be the Hollywood of the MENA region.

- Cinema of Egypt

Today, Cairo has the oldest and largest cinema and music industry in the Arab World, as well as the world's second-oldest institution of higher learning, Al-Azhar University.

- Cairo

His funeral in Cairo drew five to six million mourners, and prompted an outpouring of grief across the Arab world.

- Gamal Abdel Nasser

The Nasser regime sought control over the industry only after turning to socialism in 1961.

- Cinema of Egypt

Seeking to accommodate the increasing population, President Gamal Abdel Nasser redeveloped Tahrir Square and the Nile Corniche, and improved the city's network of bridges and highways.

- Cairo

It is also considered a milestone in Egyptian and Arab cinema as the first film to dramatize the role of a modern-day Arab leader.

- Gamal Abdel Nasser

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