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Islamic & Coptic Cairo Day Trip

Created with Sketch. Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah, El-Khalifa, Egypt
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Duration

6 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

45 people

Languages

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Overview

Enjoy your Islamic & Coptic Cairo day trip by visiting most popular Islamic and Coptic sightseeing in Cairo.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Saladin Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque
  • Amr Ibn-AlAs Mosque
  • The Hanging Church
  • The Synagogue of Ben Ezra
  • Church of St. Barbara
  • Abu Serga Church
  • Khan el Khalili

Itinerary

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Pickup Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and drop off is included from all hotels in Cairo

Salah El-Din Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque

It was built by Saladin El Ayouby - the founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty- towards the end of the 12th century. Here You will see The Mohamed Ali Mosque (The Alabaster Mosque). It is one of Egypt's most interesting mosques. It stands on the highest point inside the Citadel of Saladin's courtyard.

Amr Ibn-Al As Mosque

It was the first mosque built in Egypt. It was built on a rocky hill, known as Jabal Ichker.

The Hanging Church

Its the oldest church in Cairo at all. Its name, Al-Muallaka (the hanging), was given to it since it was built on the ruins of two old towers belonging to an ancient fortress known as the Fortress of Babylon. It was dedicated to The Virgin Mary and St. Dimiana. It takes the shape of a basilica with a wooden roof resembling that of Noah's Ark.

The Synagogue of Ben Ezra

It was originally named El-Shamieen Church, and is situated today behind the "Hanging church". It is believed that the site of the Synagogue where the box of Baby Moses was found.

Church of St. Barbara

This is known to be one of the oldest buildings in the city, and one of the finest examples of true Coptic architecture still in existence.

Abu Serga Church

It is one of the oldest Coptic churches in Egypt. The Church was built in the 4th century and was probably finished during the 5th century.

Khan el Khalili Bazaar & Al-Muizz LE-Deen Allah Street

Its the market for most beautiful hand made souvenirs in Old Cairo.

Drop off Point

Traveler drop off is offered
Pick up and drop off is included from all hotels in Cairo
You'll return to the starting point

Included/Excluded

  • Entrance fees
  • Transfer by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert tour guide
  • Lunch (Drinks not included)
  • All service charges and taxes
  • A bottle of Mineral water to each person
  • Any extras not mentioned in the Inclusions
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses.

Tour's Location

Created with Sketch. Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah, El-Khalifa, Egypt

FAQs

Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Confirmation
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Accessibility
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Infant seats available
Age Restriction
Most travelers can participate
Tour Capacity
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers

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