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Full-Day Tour of Historical Mosques in Cairo

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USD 40.00
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Pass By: Islamic Cairo, Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

Your expert tour guide will be waiting for you at your hotel.

At the first stop, you will visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Moqattam hills in 1183 AD, created as a military post to protect Cairo from conquerors.

Then you will visit the stunning Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, which was designed by the Turkish architect Yousif Boushnaq, the designer from Istanbul constructed this amazing Mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt for more than 45 years.

Then, you will visit Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Al-Rifai Mosque, which takes place from the talent that draws attention to where this man quotes Adelah to stand this mosque on the ruins of another mosque that was called the Mosque of ammunition in the Ayyubid era, the mosque of the Rifaiya method founded by Sheikh Ahmad Rifai, but he was not buried in it.

Then, you will visit The Mosque of Amr ibn El-Aas, constructed by Amr Ibn Al-As in 642 AD, is the first mosque built in both Egypt and Africa, This mosque was built in the center of Al Fustat, surrounded by the houses there.

One of the most remarkable facts about that mosque is that it was not only a place for prayer but a type of intellectual university built 600 years before the foundation of Al Azhar mosque in Cairo. It was an important place where lesson circles and religious lectures were held. One of the most renowned religious professors and Imams who taught in this mosque was the Mohamed Ibn Idris Al Shafi'.

Once the tour is complete you will be transferred in comfort back to your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Qualified Egyptology guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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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  • Islamic Cairo Cleopatra Egypt Tours
  • Duration: 8h
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  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
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