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“Really Nice”

Old City (Coptic Cairo)
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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch
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US$37.50*
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Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour including Lunch
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Private Guided Cairo Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Coptic Cairo
Ranked #8 of 320 things to do in Cairo
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Owner description: Once known as the Roman stronghold of Babylon, Cairo’s oldest section is the ancient heart of the Coptic Christian community featuring five original churches, the first mosque built in Egypt and the oldest synagogue, all representing three of the major world religions.
NYC
Level 5 Contributor
19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Really Nice”
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I recommend people to visit this Gem of an area. It is a compact area full of great architecture. Nice way to spend a few hours.

Visited August 2014
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Porto, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“I recommend”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

A jewel of the Coptic Church, worth seeing and staying a bit long to appreciate the church and around...The walls are beautifully designed with religious scenes, the Church inside is amazingly beautiful, you can buy (not expensive, fixed price) Coptic papyrus with religious drawings. Not to miss. Go by taxi. The driver stays outside the Coptic area. No problem.

Visited September 2013
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Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“So interesting”
Reviewed 20 August 2014 via mobile

Coptic Cairo is a fantastic place to visit, the recent addition of the new museum is done very well and is laid out with clear descriptions etc, in my opinion it is the best museum in Cairo. Well worth a visit.

Visited October 2013
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Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A step back in time”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

For Christians, visiting Coptic Cairo was an amazing experience and one that you will value especially seeing where the Holy Family hid during King Herod's time.

Visited September 2013
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Hamar, Norway
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Busy area”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This is the old town and here you have lot of smal shops in the bazar.its very busy here and you can be do good buisness or be triict .take good care of your personal belongins...

Visited December 2013
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