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April 22, 2020

The Egyptian museum and the citadel and al azhar mosque Islamic site

Written By Mohamed Abdel Nasser

Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to visit The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, and dates back some5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms, The Egyptian Museum which is filled with thousands of Pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of king Tutankhamen. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts can also be seen which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, The Egyptian Museum is one of the first stops on most people’s itineraries when travelling to Egypt. This distinctive museum that houses a vast store of priceless objects, from earlier time to the Greco Roman period is worth seeing.

You will continue to explore Then transfer the Citadel of Salah El-din, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years  & it is built in Turkish style

Before extending your trip you will be served with a warm delightful lunch meal at a high quality restaurant.

After lunch, proceed to an excursion to the important mosques and high places of worship for the Islam faith in Cairo. With 80 percent of its population as Islam, see amazing architecture built here with Islamic Cairo Tour.

Appreciate the Islamic Cairo Tour with its artistic mosques built for worship

See how Muslims gather in these mosques to show their spiritual devotion.

You will continue to explore our representative will accompany you to El Azhar. Have the chance to visit and enjoy the first Islamic University.  Next is a mosque in Bab Zuweila, The Al Mouayyed Mosque. Badr Al Dein Al Gamal supervised the construction of the mosque.  Then walk the road to another Islamic mosque, The Al Hussein Mosque and the unique Islamic house Beit El Sehimy. The trip continues to a Fatimide Mosque, the Al Hakam Mosque.  Before the tour on Islamic Cairo is over, have the final stop at the mosques that Gawhar El Sakaly supervised while constructed, the beautiful Bab al Fetouh and Bab Al Nasr.  You will be transferred back to your hotel.

What’s Included:

  • Pick up services from your hotel & return
  •  Assistance of our guest relations during your stay
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo
  • One bottle of water on board the vehicle per trip.
  • All taxes & service charge

What’s Excluded:

Entry visa to Egypt

Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

Tipping Kitty.

The Egyptian museum and the citadel and al azhar mosque Islamic site

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Mohamed Abdel Nasser

Mohamed Abdel Nasser

Ancient Egypt Tours Offers Budget Egypt tours & Cheap Holiday Packages to Egypt Our Travel Services includes daily tours & Sightseeing trips in Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh, We also offer Airport transfers From Cairo airport, From Luxor airport, From Aswan airport, Sharm El Sheikh airport & From Borg Al-Arab airport in Alexandria, We do also arrange Egypt Shore Excursions

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