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DAY TOUR TO ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN CAIRO

Highlights
  • Explore Old Cairo, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a guide
  • Visit Coptic Christian sites including the Hanging Church

  • Check off Islamic highlights such as the Alabaster Mosque

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DAY TOUR TO ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN CAIRO
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DAY TOUR TO ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN CAIRO
USD 24.29
Overview
Spare yourself the street harassment that so often goes with independent Cairo tourism and benefit from the insights of an Egyptologist guide on this tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then discover Islamic Cairo at the Citadel, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, and the Alabaster Mosque.
What to Expect
Cairo day tours to Christian and Islamic Sights starts at 8:00 am Pickup from your hotel in Cairo By Tour guide to Start your full day tour visiting Old Cairo that known as Christian Coptic Cairo which is Among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still; though their stay was brief, for the Governor of what was then Fustat enraged by the tumbling down of idols at Jesus’ approach sought to kill the Child. But they took shelter from his wrath in a cave above which, in later years, the Church of Abu Serga (St Sergious) was built. This, and the whole area of the Fort of Babylon, is a destination of pilgrimage not only for the Egyptians but for Christians from around the world. An air of piety and devotion pervades the whole district there. Also There you will be able to visit and Enter the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue

Then Continue your day tour to Islamic Cairo that was Founded in 641 A.D By the First Muslam leader Amr Ibn Elas Over there in Islamic Cairo you will be able to Visit and Enter the Following Mosques `Masjid` Amr Ibn Elas Mosque that was built in 642 A.D By the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas at El FUSTAT area

Then visit The Citadel of Cairo where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which is Mohamed Ali`s mosque that known as the Alabaster Mosque 

At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel

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Reviews (6)
1 - 5 of 6 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Emo tours no1

Had a great and busy day with muhammad salah (not playing for Liverpool). I thoroughly enjoyed seeing great islamic and christian places.

Thank Trek259303
Reviewed 29 May 2018
Awesome day tour with my guide Ola!

I'm a female solo traveler which decided to go explore these areas by a day tour package. And I really recommend you guys about my tour guide - Ola! 我是一個獨自旅遊的女生,所以決定以tour的方式遊覽開羅,我要跟大家推薦我的女性導遊-Ola!! She's very friendly and professional. Since I'm traveling alone and don't really feel like to...More

Thank fions13_s
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Experience with Olfat!

We booked this tour as we had already seen old kingdom Egypt and wanted to get an understanding of Egypt AD. Olfat was really helpful the entire day with some great insights into what we were seeing, particularly the mosques (which I had little understanding...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 26 February 2018
Misleading information

We stayed at the Marriott Hotel and booked a tour through their guest services for a all day tour of the citadel and coptic and islamic Cairo. They used the American Express company.The tour guide spent 4 Hours with us instead of the full day....More

Thank Rosemarie C
Reviewed 6 January 2018
Fantastic experience!

Our tour guide, Mira Wagdy, was fantastic. She was personable and kind. She made the tour feel like it was tailored to us individually. She was approachable and welcomed any and all questions throughout the day. We left feeling like we had experienced a part...More

Thank HannahCooper2018
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