Cairo, Nebraska: Metal Pyramid and Camel

Small town of Cairo has a bit of a Middle East theme, starting with a metal pyramid sign and camel sculpture, and continuing with street names such as Mecca, Nile, Medina, Nubia, Alexandria, and Suez.
Address:
E. Kansas St., Cairo, NE
Directions:
Turn north off of Hwy 2 onto NE 11 (High Street). Cross the tracks and the display is immediately to your right. You can turn right onto E. Kansas St to take a picture.
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Signpost To Heaven And "The Other Place"

Situated right next to the Cairo camel and pyramid statue is a tall pole with arrows pointing to major cities as we'll as the distances to those cities. There is also an arrow pointing straight up to Heaven, and one pointing straight down to "The Other Place."

[Kerry Madison, 06/02/2018]

Cairo camel.

Metal Pyramid and Camel

The camel is about the size of a small horse and the "pyramid" is just a triangular sign...but we enjoyed it! The camel has gorgeous long eyelashes!

[Nat, 06/23/2015]

Welcome to Cairo.

Metal Pyramid and Camel

Nice statue of a camel marks the main entrance to Cairo.

[Eliza, 04/28/2014]

Welcome to Cairo.

Metal Pyramid & Camel

In the tiny town of Cairo (pronounced "Cay-ro"), Nebraska, stands a metal pyramid and camel. Some of the street names: Egypt, Nile, Mecca, and Syria. There is nothing to do in this small town; population 790.

[Pat Heinen, 06/12/2011]

The town's many appropriately named streets: Egypt, Mecca, Nile, Medina, Nubia, Thebes, Said, Berber, Alexandria, Suez, and Syria.

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