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Zagazig is a town of about 280,000 people in Lower Egypt, the capital of the Sharqia Governorate.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

Cairo International Airport is the nearest international gateway to it and it is only an hour by car from the Airport.

By bus[edit]

You can reach the city by the Public Bus Service which is being run by "East of Delta co." or "Shark Al-Delta" as pronounced in Arabic.

By train[edit]

You can reach to the city using the Egyptian National Railways which is called in Arabic "Sekak Hadeed Masr" and the city is about 1.5 hours away from Cairo. 1 Zagazig railway station is centrally located at Orabi square.

By taxi[edit]

From Aboud station you can reach the city using the road which connects "Cairo-Banha-Minyat Al Kamh- Zagazig" or From the El salam station "Locally widely known as Al aashr station" using the desert way to Belbies to Zagazig.

Get around[edit]


To the southeast is Bubastis, the ruins of an ancient capital. There are ruins of temples and catacombs of sacred cats.

  • 1 Museum of leader Ahmed Orabi (متحف الزعيم أحمد عرابى), Ahmed Orabi St. Museum dedicated to one of the first nationalist leaders in Egypt who was born here in 1841. Also includes exhibitions on the culture of the Sharqia region.




  • Mo'men, tolba ewida street. Egyptian fast food restaurant
  • Freskas. best sandwiches in zagazig


  • El rashidy.


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