Fortress of Babylon, Hanging Church and Coptic Museum, which displays antiquities of Christian Egypt. After dark, social life thrives in countless ahwas, or coffeehouses.
- The Cairo International Film Festival (Nov/Dec) is a major event focusing on Arab productions.
- Islamic celebrations include Eid al-Fitr (dates vary), with feasting to end Ramadan. Shortly after New Year,
- Coptic Christmas (Jan) includes church services.