Cairo Tower, also known as Borg Al-Qahira, is a free-standing tower located in the Gezira district of the Egyptian capital. It stands on Gezira Island in the middle of the River Nile and is recognized as Cairo's most prominent modern monument. With a height of 614 feet (187 meters), it is the tallest structure in Egypt and North Africa.
The tower, resembling a stylized lotus plant with its latticework casing, was built in 1961 and has become one of Cairo's most famous landmarks. Visitors to Cairo Tower can enjoy a panoramic view of the city, including iconic sights such as the Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Nile. The tower offers a breathtaking vantage point from which to appreciate the architectural and historical beauty of Cairo.
Since its construction, Cairo Tower has become an important symbol of the city, reflecting its modernization and progress. It has also become a popular tourist destination, welcoming visitors who want to experience the panoramic views and learn more about Cairo's history and culture