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Private tour to The Mosque of Muhammad Ali provided by Hassan Shawki

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Private tour to The Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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2 adults
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Overview
The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque (Arabic: مسجد محمد علي, Turkish: Mehmet Ali Paşa Camii) is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848. and is still considered one of the most impressive historic monuments in Cairo today, Explore this historic mosque on a private tour . Learn about the history and architecture of the sprawling complex as you walk the medieval fortifications with your guide, after that we will continue for a full day tour showing the old Egyptian artifacts from the beginning of history. Then enjoy and Egyptian cuisine at a nearby restaurant before finishing the tour at your hotel.
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    Mosque of Muhammad Ali
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
    The Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque (Arabic: مسجد محمد علي, Turkish: Mehmet Ali Paşa Camii) is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and was commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848. Situated on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th century, is, with its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo. The mosque was built in memory of Tusun Pasha, Muhammad Ali's oldest son, who died in 1816. This mosque, along with the citadel, is one of the landmarks and tourist attractions of Cairo and is one of the first features to be seen when approaching the city any direction.
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Duration
4–6 hours
Inclusions
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • WiFi on board
Exclusions
  • Entry Tickets
  • Optional Lunch buffet
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Hassan Shawki
harshj2013
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TOURIST TRAPS—Save yourself from this experience
This whole thing is a collection of tourist traps. The tour starts at 8, but the Souq doesn’t open until 11. First,
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MickeyMouseFanatic
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Excellent and always on time
Abdul was our guide for this and two other transfers while in Cairo. He was friendly, punctual and knowledgeable. I
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–6 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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