Old Islamic and Coptic Full Day Tour

No visit to Cairo is complete without exploring the amazing sights of old Islamic Cairo exploring it could occupy days, if not weeks, you are lucky if you will book this tour with Momia tours we specially customized it covering the most important Islamic sites, covering many of the Islamic dynasties with a taste of real life of Egypt while exploring the amazing quarter, one of the oldest Christian collections in the world.

per adult from

$123

AUD

Duration

5 to 7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Free shopping time
    • Professional licensed Egyptologist tour guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Lunch - at local Egyptian restaurant
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Ibn Tulun
    • Entry/Admission - Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary)
    • Entry/Admission - Church of St Sergius and Bacchus
    • Entry/Admission - Ben Ezra Synagogue
    What's excluded :
    • Any extra sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cairo Citadel, Salah Salem St, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Visit the citadel of Saladin that was build to protect Cairo from the crusaders amazing Islamic military old architectures, see the Mosque of Mohamed Ali that was build during the Ottoman dynasty in Egypt.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Mohamed Ali mosque a relatively late addition to the fortress, but one that by virtue of it's prominent site and bulk, it's the most visible monument in Cairo - serves to symbolize the citadel in the minds of most visitors. Ironically, the mosque is designed wholly along Turkish lines and owes nothing to the architectural traditions of Egypt, Mohamed Ali was the first ruler of royal family from 1805 till they were removed by 1952 revaluation, this Mosque was built honor of his son after he passed away to be buried inside and later Mohamed Ali was also buried with his son.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Al-Basatin, off Al-Saliba Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Ibn tuluns's is the oldet mosque in Egypt. This fact will excite an architectural historian, but for the casual visitor the main interest lies in it's curious " open-air" minaret which is an easy and rewarding climb as it's spiral staircases unique minaret imitating the art of Samaraa the city of Iraq, It's perhaps the strongest mosque ever built in Cairo, you will get exited with it's story with Momia tours guide.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), Shar'a Mari Girgis Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    "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 110 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of St Sergius and Bacchus, Old Cairo, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    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.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Ben Ezra Synagogue, Coptic Cairo, Cairo 11511 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

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The thoir guide will pick you up with you name sign at the hotel lobbyAirports
    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Momia Tours

Activity ID: V-252799P13

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