April 29, 2020
Tour to Citadel, Coptic and Islamic Cairo
Written By Mohamed Abdel Nasser
Admire artifacts from Ancient Egypt in the Egyptian Museum. Then visit Salah El Din Citadel, constructed in 1183 AD, and Mohamed Ali Mosque, built inside the castle in the 19th century. Tour Old Cairo, the site of a city that pre-dated Cairo with many historic churches and a Roman fort.
Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Then transfer to visit 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.
Then proceed to Ibn Tulun Mosque, the Museum of Gair Anderson.
Proceed to Old Cairo to visit fascinated built wonders such as the Hanging Church that was built in 3rd and beginning of the 4th century. also in the Basilica style., the Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue which dates back to the beginning of the 15th century AD It was built in the Basilica style above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge. End your tour in Cairo with a visit to Amr Ibn El-aas mosque which is the very first mosque built in Egypt, After that transfer to 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. After the trip, there you will drive to to Khan El Khalili Bazaar, (if there’s enough time), one of the most famous and oldest bazaars in the Middle East. You will be transferred back to your hotel.
- 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
- Entry visa to Egypt
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Tipping Kitty.
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