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Destination Guides: Nightlife in Cairo Bars, clubs, entertainment Nile-side Zamalek has trendy Seqouia for fruity sheesha pipes, and recently-opened Buddha Bar. Locals love drinking all-night mint tea at a traditional ahwa (coffeehouse) like ElFishwari in Islamic Cairo. For local culture, watch Whirling Dervishes near the Citadel and enjoy European ballet and Arabic music at Cairo Opera House. Musicians play nightly at Cairo Jazz Club in Agouza, and professional belly dancers perform at top hotel nightclubs like Downtown's Haroun Al-Rashid. 1. Sequoia - Nile-side lounging Fashionable Cairenes love to lounge on comfortable cushions at Sequoia, overlooking the Nile at Zamalek, with cocktails, coffees or sushi. If you order a sheesha pipe, the waiters will bring a tray of different flavoured tobacco to help you decide. 2. Buddha Bar - Extravagent bar with buddhas Show lessPart of the international chain, Buddha Bar in Gezirah opened in September 2007 and is already a big hit with fashionable Cairenes. Plush lighting, Nile views, Buddhas, a popular restaurant and trademark ambient music make this a sophisticated late-night venue.Show this on map 3. El-Fishawi - 24-hour people watching Show less With no alcohol served, Al-Fishawi, inside Khan El Khalili bazaar, proves you don't need alcohol to have fun. Open 24 hours daily for 200 years, this traditional ahwa, or coffeehouse, is every local's favourite for chatting, peoplewatching and smoking sheesha.

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2. Buddha Bar - Extravagent bar with buddhas Show lessPart of the international chain, Buddha Bar in Gezirah opened in September 2007 and is...

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