Have you ever experienced Being on the top of a city like Cairo that has a vast area that is full of contradictions, It is a quite interesting experience. This city looks quite different from above than what one see from bellow. Many tourists from all over the world visit the Cairo Tower when they come to Egypt to enjoy the panoramic views that the tower offers of the city of the thousand minarets.
The tower consists of 16 floors which were built on a huge Aswan granite base which the Pharos used to build fascinating temples and structures. It is built in the shape of the most important plant in the lives of the ancient Egyptians, the lotus, as a demonstration of the old Egyptian civilization.
Cairo Tower which is considered the only future monument of this era was built between the years 1956 and it was finished in 1961 with the help of more than 500 Egyptian workers. It designed by the Egyptian Engineer Na'oum Shobaib.
Cairo Tower was built out of concrete iron and it has the shape of the famous Lotus plant that the ancient Egyptians used to produce papyrus. The length of the tower is 187 meters which 43 meters higher than the great pyramid of Cheapos. It is located in the middle of Cairo at the edge of the Zamalek Island.