Information and Culture Center


Outline of our Center

The Information & Culture Center is the cultural and public affairs section of the Embassy of Japan in Egypt. It hosts a wide range of activities aimed at boosting the friendship and understanding between Egypt and Japan. Our primary role is to promote better understanding of Japan and Japanese culture by providing a wide range of information, educational services and cultural programs for the public.



Our center’s facilities include a research library, a multipurpose hall, which accommodates around 100 people, and a reception hall with a wide variety of Japanese cultural products, like dolls, toys and clothes, etc.

The Center's Library

The library of the Center houses books in English, Japanese, and Arabic languages, providing information on Japan. The Japanese newspaper is also available at the library. The library has also a lot of information about Japanese universities and scholarships for people who want to study in Japan. The opening hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday. 

Library Guide (PDF)

Picture Time
The Center offers the special opportunity to take photos of your kids wearing Japanese traditional costume.
Picture Time!

Information Bulletin
The Center issues bulletin in Arabic, English and Japanese language.
Information Bulletin

The Video Series of Japanese cuisine cooking “Garrab Eltaam Elyabani” Let’s try Japanese taste!
The Center presents the video series of Japanese cuisine, in which you can learn how to cook Japanese cuisine with ingredient which you can get in Egypt.
“Garrab Eltaam Elyabani”


Japanese Cinema Program Schedule for Cinema Programs

Other Events ►Events

Our location

  • 2nd Floor, 81 Corniche El Nil StreetMaadi, Cairo, Egypt

    P.O.Box 500, Maadi

    Tel:  +20 (0)2 2528 5903 / 5904
    Fax: +20 (0)2 2528 5906


    >> For a map of our center's location, click here.

  • Opening hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday

  • Closed on Fridays, Saturdays and Embassy holidays

  • The Center will be closed for the public at 2:00 p.m. during Ramadan.

Related organization for Japanese culture

The Japan Foundation Cairo Office []
It is an organization for international cultural exchange, responsible for a broad variety of cultural exchange programs with personnel exchange as their basic premise, ranging from such academic pursuits as Japanese studies and Japanese language education to the arts, publishing, audio-visual media, sports, and general culture.

5th Floor, Cairo Center Building
2 Abdel Kader Hamza St. Garden City Cairo
Tel : +20
 -(0)2 -2794-9719
Fax: +20 -(0)2 -2794-9085

JEN Japan Egypt Network Youth  [ ]