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El Maadi is one of the most luxurious, quiet and beautiful districts in Cairo, so prices are the highest there. It is located south of Cairo, on the east bank of the Nile. Maadi is regarded as the preferred district by foreign communities, as there are large numbers of them still live in it. It also includes 26 foreign embassies.

Maadi can be easily reached by metro, as there are 3 stations there: Maadi Gardens, Maadi, and Sakanat El Maadi.

To go to New Maadi, you can use the Autostrad Road, and you can go to Zahraa El Maadi via the Ring Road. El Maadi is bordered from the west by the Nile Corniche Street and from the east by the Autostrad Road that runs from Helwan to Nasr City.

Partitioning of El Maadi District

It is consists of seven main neighborhoods:

Old Maadi

It is famous for its high towers, such as Othman Towers on the Nile Corniche. On the other side, it has buildings that consist of not more than three floors, such as Degla neighborhood that is characterized by vast green areas, wide uncrowded streets, and only three-story buildings. It is located between the railway line and the Autostrad. The average price per square meter of apartments is EGP 7,600. One of its most important streets is the 9th Street, which is parallel to the railway line and full of famous restaurants and cafes.

New Maadi

It is characterized by many oil companies, the most famous of which is the Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO) and its compound overlooking the Ring Road. It also includes residences of the Kuwaiti and Saudi companies. One of its most important streets is Al-Nasr Street, which is the first commercial street in Maadi. Besides, it contains Suzanne Mubarak Public Library, the Olympic Center, and agencies for some cars.

Sakanat El Maadi

It is one of the oldest high-end neighborhoods in Old Maadi. It starts from Port Said Street to the railway line. The average price per square meter is EGP 11,950.

Zahraa El Maadi

It is the most recent residential neighborhoods in El Maadi and characterized by complete calmness, wide streets, and the large number of green spaces. All of its buildings are upscale towers, and the average price per square meter is EGP 5,600.

Arab El Maadi (El Arab)

It is the most popular area due to its unique location, which is connected to all neighborhoods of El Maadi. The neighborhood has many shops, handicraft workshops, and various means of transportation. The average price per square meter in New Maadi and its neighborhoods is EGP 5,200.

Hadayek El Maadi

It is one of the industrial zones, and lies behind the Corniche. One of its most important streets is Hasanin Dasuqi Commercial Street.


It is divided into 3 parts: Tora El-Balad, Kotsika, and Tora El Asmant. Its most famous landmarks are Tora Prison, and Abdel Moneim Riad Mosque. Also, it includes the Portland cement factory in Tora El Asmant.

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Due to its calm nature as a residential district, El Maadi attracted investors to build the finest residential compounds and settlements; the best of which are as follows:

El Maadi Compounds

Ashgar Darna 

It is located on the Ring Road in the center of El Maadi. It has green spaces, entertainment services, hypermarket and banks. The average price is EGP 1,500,000.

Maadi Grand City 

It is located next to Modern Academy, 700 meters from Carrefour Maadi, just 15 minutes from Nasr City, Heliopolis and downtown. It has a gym, kid’s area, restaurants and cafes. Average price is EGP 1,250,000.

Maadi Royal Garden 

It is located on the Ring Road, in front of Modern Academy and close to the shooting club. It has many services to provide all needs of residents. The average price is EGP 750,000.

Maadi Heights

It is located on the Ring Road, next to the British School and close to Maadi City Center. It has green areas, landscapes and swimming pools. The average price per square meter is EGP 8,750.

Degla View

It is located between Zahraa El Maadi and the playground of schools, close to Carrefour Maadi, the Shooting Club and El Maadi Club. It has shops, a mosque, a medical center and many other services. Average price is EGP 2,000,000.

Tijan El Maadi

Tijan Compound is located on the Ring Road between El Maadi and Kattameya and 3 km from Wadi Degla Sports Club. It has health, educational and recreational services. Average price is EGP 1,200,000.

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Services and landmarks

On El Maadi Corniche, you will find many luxury hotels, such as the Cairotel Hotel, Sofitel Hotel and Holiday Inn Hotel. Also, you will find nightclubs and popular restaurants like Andrea and Platform, and ships equipped with fine restaurants to spend an enjoyable Nile cruise amidst water, calmness and music.

Besides, El Maadi is full of government and international schools, nurseries and public and private academies, including:

  • Sadat Academy for Administrative Sciences.
  • Modern Academy of Engineering and Technology.
  • Maadi British International School.
  • Victoria College Maadi.
  • Canal Language School in Maadi.
  • Al-Bashaer International School.
  • Wadi Degla Language School.
  • Thakanat El Maadi Primary School.
  • French Lycee schools.
  • The American College in Cairo.
  • Simba nursery.
  • Paradise Kids Nursery.
  • Creative Child Academy Nursery.

As for the health aspect, it includes:

  • Dr. Othman Hospital.
  • El Maadi Armed forces Hospital.
  • Al-Fateh Islamic Hospital in El Maadi.
  • Alaa Ezzat Hospital.
  • Andalusia Maadi Hospital (Al-Nakhil).
  • Tabibi clinics.
  • Dawi Clinics.
  • As-Salam International Hospital.
  • Cleopatra Hospital (Nile Badrawi).
  • Branches of the most famous pharmacy chains in Egypt.

As for the sports aspect, it includes:

  • El Maadi Yacht & Sporting Club.
  • Wadi Degla Club.
  • El Sherouk Club for Police Officers.
  • El Maadi Club for Armed Forces Officers.
  • El Maadi Teachers Club.
  • Military Beach 54 Club.

As for entertainment and shopping, they have a big share in El Maadi, for example:

  • Maadi Grand Mall.
  • Bandar El Maadi.
  • Maadi City Center.
  • The Baron Mall.
  • Hop 50 Mall.
  • Gourmet Degla.
  • Kao souvenir shop.
  • Maadi Platform.
  • Boomers.
  • Cafelluca Boat.
  • Nile Point.
  • Grand Café.
  • Point 90.

Most important landmarks and attractions in Maadi

The Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court

It is distinguished by its architectural design that combines great antiquity and civilization, as it was built according to the Luxor temples. It has 14 pharaonic obelisks on the ground floor and 14 obelisks from the first to the fourth floor. Its design is similar to the design of Egyptian temples in terms of pillars and crowns that are decorated with lotus and papyrus.

The pillars are 28 meters high, and there is a fountain in the shape of a lotus flower.

This huge structure was designed by the creative counselor, Dr. Awad Al-Murr, former President of the Constitutional Court. The Great Hall of the Court is named after his name in reverence for him.

El Maadi Island

It is a group of small islands next to each other in the middle of the Nile. They are connected to the land by hanging wooden bridges. It is located in front of the Armed Forces Hospital and the Supreme Constitutional Court.

There are many artificial lakes in which fish are raised. It has many restaurants, parks, and cafeterias, and includes several sections, including the rural, Chinese and Italian sections. It also has a children’s island, which contains amusement parks, football, basketball, tennis courts and more.

It also has a plantation called Bird of Paradise, which has various types of trees, roses and basils, in addition to ornamental plants and some accessories for beautifying gardens and various-sized cut-outs.

Maadi Technology Zone

It is the first specialized investment zone in Egypt and was established through a joint cooperative project between a number of governmental bodies, including the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the Ministry of Investment, and Cairo Governorate.

Also, the most important landmarks in Maadi includes:

Hussein Sedky Mosque.

Church of the Virgin Mary in Maadi.

Maadi Satellite Station.

Petrified Forest National Park, east of Maadi.

Gate of the House of Suleiman Pasha, the French – Lycee El Maadi.

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*It is worth mentioning that the prices mentioned in this article are subject to change, and we, in Aqarmap, continuously keen on updating the neighborhood price list, so that the customer becomes aware of the changes taking place in the real estate market, as well as we measure the demand indexes via Aqarmap index.


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