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    Coptic Cairo
    Stop: 5 hours - Admission included
    our tour guide will escort you in a tour to "Coptic Cairo" where you will visit the "Hanging Church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary, It’s called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon" .It contains 108 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes. Then visiting "Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church” which is believed to have been built on the spot where the holy family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt. Then, visiting the "Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra" which gained its importance from its Geniza (Store room) was found during the 19th century containing a treasure of abandoned Hebrew secular and sacred manuscripts And ending Coptic Cairo tour with a visit to one of the marvelous Coptic buildings in Cairo, The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner or “The Cave Church” which is located in el Mokattam hills area near the Zabbaleen slum or Garbage City which is Cairo's largest informal garbage collectors settlement, where garbage recycling is central to its population's economy. The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner is the largest and it has an amphitheater with a seating capacity of 20,000.This church is the largest church in the Middle East. It is named after the Coptic Saint, Simon the Tanner, who lived at the end of the 10th century and is associated with the legend of the moving of the Mokattam Mountain. The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner include the St. Bola's Church, St. Marks Church, and St. Simon the Tanner's Hall. After this trip you will be transferred to your hotel
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    all cairo and giza hotels
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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    By: Excursion Cairo Day Tour
    1,161 reviews
    jorgemanuels143
    10
    AMAZING
    The guide was super attentive and in time. He was always helpful and most important, well informed. I would like
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    TonyPalony
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    44
    Old Coptic City Tour
    We enjoyed the history that our guide, Hamdi, imparted. He was very knowledgeable, very friendly and easy company.
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    Mgacalital
    40
    Full day in Giza Pyramid and Egyptian Museum
    I booked a trip to Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum , it was amazing trip and I had so much fun and pleasure ,
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    colliju
    London, United Kingdom
    169
    Visit Red and Bent Pyramids with Ehab!
    We had a very friendly guide named Ehab that took us out to the pyramids. His driver was excellent. As we drove
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    melissan668
    30
    The best day ever
    I don't normally do tours on my trips but this was the the best decision ever. I wholeheartedly recommend Ahmed
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    markfS9858BM
    10
    Killing time before my flight
    What an amazing time - you can’t come to Egypt without a stop at the pyramids. My guide was great - incredibly
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    Soumenpal73
    Kolkata (Calcutta), India
    6711
    Land of pharaohs
    Visit to Egypt is mainly of historical importance. So the highlight of the tour is the pyramids at Giza. There are
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    Patricia2019
    Ottawa, Canada
    20
    See all the most important pyramids in one day!
    I requested a female guide because I was a woman traveling alone. Theresa was an outstanding Egyptologist and
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    GBFusa
    20
    THUMBS DOWN!!!
    If you are looking for a field trip history lesson then this is for you. If you are looking to take in the moment
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    259ashaj
    10
    Amazing tours
    I traveled solo to Egypt and had the best time with Ahmed. He made me feel very safe and the tour felt very
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    MariluP5
    Miami, Florida
    22
    Coptic Churches Old Cairo
    We arrived in Cairo at 8:00 am and the tour had to be reschedule for 11:00 am pickup cause originally was 8:30
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    C2288QRolgar
    10
    Pyramids
    The excursion was great! A lot of impressions and amazing memories! Special thanks to our guide Khalefa and driver
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    961camiloh
    10
    Very pleasant day with Ehad and Ahmed
    We've enjoyed very much the kindness and the knowledge of Ehad, our guide, and Ahmed, our driver. They would
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    cherylw597
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    20
    Full, Fun Day with Ehab and Assam
    Assam and Ehab sure know how to show a solo traveler a good time while bringing ancient history to life! They went
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    Kramiscal14
    41
    East and West Bank Luxor
    Our guide Dina provided a lot of information and we felt safe during the entire tour. Would definitely recommend!
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