The Magic & Mystery of Cairo

Take a tour of Egypt's capital, Africa's most maddening and magical city.

The Magic of Cairo

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The Metropolis of Miracles. Cairo is Africa's most maddening and magical capital, where trees talk, the Virgin Mary apparates, and -- perhaps most astonishing -- traditional Egyptian civility and tolerance still survive despite de facto dictatorship and mounting Muslim fundamentalism. Following are photos of the city that Arabs call Umm Al-Dunya, "Mother of the World."

For more information on where to stay and play in Cairo, visit Conde Nast Traveler's website.

Tradition and technology in Al-Azhar Park. (Courtesy of Conde Nast Traveler)

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