Cairo and Giza: Then and Now

Cairo, Egypt’s capital city, and the outlying city of Giza are known as hubs of vibrant Egyptian culture. Today, we feature a selection of images from the Associated Press photo archive of both cities through the years.

Click on any image to launch the Cairo and Giza: Then and Now gallery. 


See collections of Cairo & Giza through the years. 


Lead Photo Caption: Egyptian camel drivers wait for tourists at the historical site of the Giza Pyramids, near Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)


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