If your dream is to live in an elegant, calm and crowd-free city, New Cairo is your go-to place. Considered as one of the most prominent famous cities, New Cairo was established in 2000, to reduce the crowd in Cairo. It is mostly distinguished by its prime location, as it is close to Heliopolis, Nasr City, and the New Administrative Capital.
You can reach New Cairo through several roads, such as the Ring Road, Suez Road, Al Moshir Axis, and Ain El Sokhna Road. With regards to temperature, it is usually 2 or 3 degrees less in the Summer than Greater Cairo. This, in addition to so much more, makes New Cairo the ideal place for most Egyptians and foreigners to move in alongside their families.
New Cairo city is about 500 square kilometers, and it is home to about one million people. It is distinguished by its wide roads and organized squares, in addition to the notable range of hospitals, schools, means of transportation, hotels, and shopping spots. It also includes many compounds that provide all the services that residents need, and western-styles houses.
Below you’ll read about some of the most prominent spots in New Cairo, along with hangout spots, available products and services and types of properties.
The Fifth Settlement is one of the finest and largest residential compounds in New Cairo, as it is located on the Southern Teseen Road and is divided into several residential neighborhoods. Its most famous ones include the Lotus neighborhood, Al Narges neighborhood, Al Banafseg neighborhood, Al Yasmine neighborhood, and Choueifat.
The First Settlement is considered one of the very first residential compounds that were established in New Cairo. It is located nearby the Fifth Settlement, Al Rehab, Madinaty, Cairo International Airport, and the New Administrative Capital. Among the most prominent neighborhoods are the Banafseg neighborhood, the Jasmine neighborhood, the Koronfel neighborhood, and the Northern Investors District.
The 3rd Settlement is located in New Cairo near El Ain El Sokhna and the Ring Road, and is divided into 7 districts, Al-Niqabat housing and Al-Katameya area.
Al-Rehab is one of New Cairo’s most prestigious cities, as it is located on the Suez Desert Road and is close to Nasr City and Heliopolis. It is divided into 10 residential neighborhoods, and is characterized by excellent urban planning.
Madinaty is one of the most wonderful cities that were newly established in Egypt by Talaat Moustafa Group, and is located on the east of New Cairo and south of Al Shorouk City on the Suez Road. It is also located near several neighborhoods in the Fifth and First Settlement, as well as the New Administrative Capital.
Cairo Festival City Mall
Located in the fifth settlement, Cairo Festival City Mall is one of Egypt’s largest shopping malls. It includes outlets and shops that have a thing for everyone, in addition to encompassing IKEA, Carrefour, and a dancing fountain.
Point 90 Mall
Point 90 Mall is one of New Cairo’s most distinctive shopping and commercial centers, located in front of the American University in Cairo, with a wider variety of shops, restaurants and cafes. Also; it is famous for the Point 90 Cinema.
Waterway was developed by Waterway Real Estate Development Company, where the company developed residential and commercial projects, including commercial projects such as Waterway, White Waterway, 5A, The Drive, and The Hub.
O1 Mall is a modern shopping mall with several high-end stores that include international brands, as well as many restaurants and cafes in the mall's open air space.
New Cairo Park
New Cairo Park is one of the most prominent amusement parks in the Fifth Settlement. It has a zoo that includes more than 200 species of animals, and an academy that has horses for equestrian education.
Wadi Degla Club
The new branch of Wadi Degla Club is located in the Fifth Settlement in New Cairo. It is a club dedicated to football. It also has a gym and swimming pools.
Downtown Mall is one of New Cairo’s most famous malls, as it is located at the beginning of the 90th Street and is characterized by the provision of many restaurants and shops.
It is considered one of the most distinctive gardens in the Middle East, as it was established to simulate the French garden, Jardin de Clashmetyon. This park is located on the Suez Road on the one hand, and at the entrance to Al-Rehab City on the other hand. It has large green spaces, a zoo, theater, and features concerts.
There are several means of transportation that enable you to reach the city of New Cairo from Ramses, Tahrir, Nasr City and Al Sayeda Aisha. You can go from New Cairo to Cairo International Airport within 15-20 minutes, Maadi within 20 minutes, Heliopolis and Nasr City within 20 minutes, and the pyramids within 35-45 minutes. In addition, the Monorail Electric Train of the New Administrative Capital passes through the Fifth Settlement.
Schools and Universities
Misr International School
American International School
Modern English School
Misr British International School
The German Private School in Cairo
The International School of Choueifat
The French School in Cairo
The American University in Cairo
German University in Cairo
Canadian International College
Specialized Air Hospital
Tabarak Maternity and Children Hospital
Queen's Royal Hospital
Cairo Festival Mall
Point 90 Mall
Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski Cairo
Renaissance Cairo Mirage City Hotel
Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo Hotel
JW Marriott Hotel Cairo
Luxurious Triumph Hotel
The Westin Cairo Golf Resort & Spa
Tolip Family Park Hotel
Helnan Landmark Hotel
There are all types of real estate in New Cairo in terms of spaces and types, including apartments, duplexes, villas, penthouses, townhouses, twin houses, and studios.
Stone Residence, Rooya Developments
Mivida, Emaar Misr
Cairo Festival City, by Al-Futtaim Real Estate
Mountain View Hyde Park, Mountain View Real Estate Development
Lake View Residence, El Hazek Construction
Palm Hills, Palm Hills Real Estate Development
Arabella for the developer, Azmeel Group Real Estate
Katameya Heights, Katameya Investment and Real Estate Development
Swan Lake, Hassan Allam Real Estate Development
Mirage City, MGM Resorts
Waterway, Waterway for real estate development