26 Route i. CAIRO. Post Ofpee.
consul-general Shari'a el-Keniseh el-Gedideh 6 (PI. B, 4); M. Eid, Shari'a
es-Saha (PI. B, C, 4). — Danish, Count Zogheb, consul-general, Shari'a Kasr
en-Nil (PI. A, B, 4); Hr. Dienesch, consul, Rond-Point Snares 2. — Dutch,
Hr. Van der Does de Willebois, consul-general. Kasr ed-Dubbara (PI. A, 5);
Hi: Brelschneider, consul, Hue de l'Eglise Ca'tholique du Mouski 21. —
French, M. G. Cogordan, consul-general, Shari'a el-Madabegh 6 (PI. B, 4);
M. E. Berlrand, consul, Shari'a 'Imad ed-Din 18 (PI. B, 3, 4). — German,
Hi: von Midler, consul-general and plenipotentiary, Shari'a el-Hawiyati 18
(PI. li, 4, 5); Herr Anton, consul, Shari'a el-Maghrabi 17. — Italian, Sig.
Tugini, consul-general, Shari'a el-Manakh 3; consul, Cavaliere Toscani,
Shiiri'a el-Madabegh 12 (PI. B, 3, 4). — Russian, M. Koyander, consul-
general, Shari'a 'Imad ed-Din 16 (PI. B, 4) ; M. Schebunin, vice-consul, Shari'a
el-Maghrabi 2 (PI. B, 3). — Spanish, Don Larios, consul-general, Shepheard's
Hotel; consul, IK Pelizaeus , Shari'a el-Manakh 13. — Swedish & Nor¬
wegian, Herr Ostberg, consul-general, Ghezireh Palace Hotel.
The Police (Zabtiyeh, PI. D, 4; p. 49), an admirably organized force, con¬
sists of about 300 officials, including a number of Europeans (chiefly
Italians), who are very efficient and obliging to strangers. Complaints
against the police should be lodged with the complainant's consul.
Bankers (comp. p. xiv). Cridit Lyonnais (PI. C, 3), Shari'a el-Bosta
(office-hours 9-12 & 3-5); Bank of Egypt, Shari'a Kasr en-Nil 17; Banqite
lmpiriale Ottomane (PI. B, 3), Shari'a el-Manakh 19; Anglo-Egyptian Bank,
Shari'a Kasr en-Nil 29; Thos. Cook tt Son, H. Gaze it Sons (see below);
L. Miiller, agent of several European banks, Rue Eglise St. Pierre, in the
Rosetti Garden (PI. C, 3), a somewhat intricate quarter to the E. of the
Ezbekiyeh; National Bank, Shari'a Kasr en-Nil; Credit Fonder Egyptien,
Shari'a Imad ed-Din. — Monet Changers (comp. p. xv). The necessary
small change can always be obtained from the money-changers in the streets
or the hotel-portier, or in making purchases iu the shops or at the post-
office. The coins received should always be carefully scrutinized.
Post Office (PI. C, 3; p. 40), at the corner of the Shari'a Tahir and
the Shari'a el-Baidak, open from 7.30 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. The office in the
gallery of the inner court, for more important business, is open from 9 a.m.
till 6.30 p.m. (with a short interruption about 12.SO p.m.), and again from
8.45 to 9.30 p.m. to suit the night-express to Isma'iliya. Lists of the mails
by steamer to Europe, etc., are exhibited daily in the vestibule. The ar¬
rival of Registered Letters, etc., is intimated to the addressee by a notice,
which must be produced, bearing the stamp of the hotel or the endorse¬
ment of a well-known resident, when the letters are applied for. There
are branch-post-offices at Shepheard's, the Continental, and the Ghezireh
Palace Hotels. The letter-boxes at all the hotels are cleared at the hours
marked upon them.
Telegraph Offices. Eastern Telegraph Co. (PI. B, 3; British), corner of
the Shari'a 'Imad ed-Din and the Shari'a el-Manakh, to the W. of the Place
de l'Opera. — Egyptian Telegraph (PI. B, 3), Shari'a Bulak. — Branch-offices
at Shepheard's Hotel, the Credit Lyonnais, and the Ghezireh Palace Hotel.
Tourist Agents. Thos. Cook <fc Son (PI. B, 3), Shari'a Kamel 6, to the
N. of Shepheard's Hotel. — H. Gaze & Sons, in the Halim Building, ad¬
joining Shepheard's Hotel. — Carl Stangen, in the Hotel Continental. —
Tewfikieh Nile Navigation Co., Shari'a Kamel 8. — Anglo-American Nile Co.,
in the Hotel Continental. — North German Lloyd, represented by Otto Sler-
zing, Shari'a Tahir 3, near the Place de l'Ope'ra, — Austrian Lloyd, Rond-
Point Suares 2 (C. Dienesch). — Navigazione Generate Italiana, in a side-
street off the Place de l'Ope'ra, adjoining the New Bar (Elpidio Figari). —
Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. (P. it O. Line), represented hy
Cook (see above). — Messageries Maritimes, at Shepheard's Hotel. — Farther
information, especially as to the departure of steamers, in the notice-frames
at Cook's Office, the Hotel du Nil, etc.
c. Tramways. Cabs. Donkeys. Dragomans.
Electric Tramways (uniform fare, 1st class 10 mill., 2nd class 5 mill.).
The principal point of intersection is the Place'Atnb.'t el-Khalra (PI. C, 3),