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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri

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    Start your tour at 10am, your private, qualified Egyptologist tour guide will be waiting for you in the lobby of your hotel with a signboard having your name on it, you will get on your private, modern a/c van (WiFi on board) to head for the Citadel of Saladin (12th century) first where you will visit the famous alabaster mosque of Mohamed Aly Pasha (19th century) representing the Ottoman style of architecture.
    Then you will move to the nearby mosque of Sultan Hassan (14th century) representing the Mameluk style of architecture and the mosque of Rifaei (19th century) that has the mausoleum of the last kings of Egypt as well as the last Shah of Iran Reza Pahlavi.
    After that you will move to the beautiful mosque of Ibn Tulun (9th century) which is considered the oldest mosque intact in Egypt, it is unique with its minaret that has external stairs.
    Then you will have lunch in a typical Egyptian restaurant. and move to the Gate of Conquests (Bab el Fetouh), one of the original gates of Cairo and the nearby Gate of Victory (Bab el Nassr) where you will start your walking tour to the third remaining gate, Gate of Zweila (Bab Zweila), you will go on the top of it where there is a wonderful view of Islamic Cairo, on the way you will see so many mosques and ancient souks (markets, you will also visit the Tent Makers area.
    In the evening you will enjoy the Tannoura Sufi Dance show in the Historical Wekalet el Ghouri (16th century).
    You will have dinner of typical Egyptian food and oriental desserts.
    At the end of the tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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    Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

    I had a great day with Maged from Tree of Life tours. Maged patiently explained the many features of each site. My first time visiting a mosque and truly glad. It is an unforgettable experience exploring the narrow streets and bazaars. Stopped for coffee and...More

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