Sawy Cultural Wheel, Al Gabalayah, Zamalek, Giza, Egypt
El Sawy Culture Wheel is an all-purpose, private cultural center, located on Gezira Island in the Zamalek district, central Cairo. Named after its sole founder and owner, Abdelmoniem El-Sawy, it is considered one of the most important cultural venues in Egypt. According to Al Jazeera, the center gets more than 20000 visitors monthly and its website receives approximately 150000 visitors/month.
El Sawy Culture Wheel was established in 2003 by Mohamed El-Sawy. Prior to its construction, its location, beneath the 15th May Bridge in Zamalek, was a garbage dump and a shelter for homeless people and drug addicts.
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