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DAY TOUR TO ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN CAIRO

Highlights
  • Explore Old Cairo, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with a guide
  • Visit Coptic Christian sites including the Hanging Church
  • Check off Islamic highlights such as the Alabaster Mosque
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DAY TOUR TO ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN CAIRO
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DAY TOUR TO ISLAMIC AND CHRISTIAN CAIRO
From US$24.29
Overview
Spare yourself the street harassment that so often goes with independent Cairo tourism and benefit from the insights of an Egyptologist guide on this tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then discover Islamic Cairo at the Citadel, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, and the Alabaster Mosque.
What to Expect
Cairo day tours to Christian and Islamic Sights starts at 8:00 am Pickup from your hotel in Cairo By Tour guide to Start your full day tour visiting Old Cairo that known as Christian Coptic Cairo which is Among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still; though their stay was brief, for the Governor of what was then Fustat enraged by the tumbling down of idols at Jesus’ approach sought to kill the Child. But they took shelter from his wrath in a cave above which, in later years, the Church of Abu Serga (St Sergious) was built. This, and the whole area of the Fort of Babylon, is a destination of pilgrimage not only for the Egyptians but for Christians from around the world. An air of piety and devotion pervades the whole district there. Also There you will be able to visit and Enter the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue
Then Continue your day tour to Islamic Cairo that was Founded in 641 A.D By the First Muslam leader Amr Ibn Elas Over there in Islamic Cairo you will be able to Visit and Enter the Following Mosques `Masjid` Amr Ibn Elas Mosque that was built in 642 A.D By the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas at El FUSTAT area
Then visit The Citadel of Cairo where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which is Mohamed Ali`s mosque that known as the Alabaster Mosque 
At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel
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Reviews (8)
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Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile
What an amazing day with Ehab!

We had an excellent and informative experience learning about Coptic Cairo. We visited Garbage City, The Cave Church, Hanging Church, a few other churches as well as the Synagogue of Bani Ezra in Old Cairo. Ehab was an excellent guide and after our tour he...More

Thank Voyager821594
Reviewed 23 October 2018
Essam in Cairo

We toured Cairo with Essam to the Islamic, Christian and Jewish destinations. He is very well informed regarding all of the locations we visited. He is currently continuing his English and Spanish language studies with tourism on the rise. We all thoroughly enjoyed his expertise...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Candice M
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile
Emo tours no1

Had a great and busy day with muhammad salah (not playing for Liverpool). I thoroughly enjoyed seeing great islamic and christian places.

Thank mhugx
Reviewed 29 May 2018
Awesome day tour with my guide Ola!

I'm a female solo traveler which decided to go explore these areas by a day tour package. And I really recommend you guys about my tour guide - Ola! 我是一個獨自旅遊的女生,所以決定以tour的方式遊覽開羅,我要跟大家推薦我的女性導遊-Ola!! She's very friendly and professional. Since I'm traveling alone and don't really feel like to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank fions13_s
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Fantastic Experience with Olfat!

We booked this tour as we had already seen old kingdom Egypt and wanted to get an understanding of Egypt AD. Olfat was really helpful the entire day with some great insights into what we were seeing, particularly the mosques (which I had little understanding...More

Thank 11derekh
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