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Day Tour To The Egyptian Museum Islamic Cairo Christian Coptic Cairo

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    Stop At: Egyptian Antiquities Museum, Midan El Tahrir Geographical Society Building, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Morning Meet our tour guide in your hotel 8 or 9 or 10 am , drive to the Egyptian Museum, famous for its antiquities dating back some 50 centuries from Egypt’s Pharaonic period, including the fabulous treasurers of king Tut .

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Islamic Cairo, Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Afternoon drive to Islamic Cairo begins with the 12th century Citadel of Saladin. Within the walls of this medieval fortress is Alabaster Mosque built by Mohamed Ali , on a site, which was once occupied by Mameluke and Ottoman palaces.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

    Continue to Christian Old Cairo, where the Romans constructed the fortress of Babylon. Built over the ruins of the two towers of this fortress is the Church of St. Mary or El-Moallaqah (meaning overhanging or suspended), which is why the most popular name for this church is the hanging Church. Visit the Church of St. Sergius , founded at the end of the 4th century; it stands on a crypt that is said to have sheltered the Holy Family during their flight to Egypt .

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    Traveler pickup is offered
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    8h
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    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Egyptian Antiquities Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Islamic Cairo
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    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    Reviewed 10 August 2019

    This was a perfect tour to see Old Cairo and visit Coptic, Jewish and Muslim places of worship hundreds of years old! The view of the city from the citadel was awesome! My guide Ehab was incredibly knowledgeable and kind, I highly recommend asking for...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Eric W
    wiliam k, Owner at Excursion Cairo Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2019

    Dear our respected clients , it is our honor to receive your honest and real review . We would like to thank you for your time to write your feedback and review ...we are happy to show you Egypt by our local eyes our goal...More

    Reviewed 30 April 2018

    We visited the old Cairo and the National museum with a very good guide. The organization of the day was perfect, he managed to bring us to the place we visited when there was very few tourists. He was very nice and his explanations were...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    1  Thank Valentin B
    excusion h, Owner at Excursion Cairo Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

    hello thank so much for your feedback hope you enjoyed with us and have a great time , hope to serve you more in future to cover all Egypt , specially luxor to aswan Nile cruise 002 01286808284

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