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“remember to ask about the musical shows”
Review of Islamic Cairo

Islamic Cairo
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US$50.00*
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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo
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US$60.52*
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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri
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US$80.00*
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Private Day Tour to Old Cairo
Ranked #11 of 320 things to do in Cairo
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Owner description: After the Muslims conquered Egypt in 641 AD, they built their city, Al-Fustat, on what is now the southern border of modern Cairo. Today, this section of the city contains many important sites including the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Mosque of al-Azhar and the Khan al-Khalili market, which is considered the heart of this area.
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

such a great area..you should remember to ask your tourguide about the musical and other artistic shows which are offered there for free or for little money..

Thank Hany S
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Reviewed 27 September 2013

it's very crowded area with a huge number of beautiful mosques and old hundered years old houses,really walking down those streets is amazing.

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Reviewed 27 September 2013

Artistic beauty of Islamic monuments is not limited to mosques only. it also includes houses and palaces side by side with fortresses and architectural construction. the most famous Islamic place are Al-Moa'ez street and Al-Azhar mosque. Islamic places in Cairo is full of immortal mosques with fabulous facades.

Thank aya k
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

I really liked to be there it is has aspecial location with old buildings
I really recomended all people to visite this place

Thank asmaa m
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Reviewed 15 September 2013

If you want to smell the ancient age of Cairo, you must visit Islamic Cairo; you will wander of the great art and atmosphere only available in Cairo and shown all around in the building, lane, and alley, nowhere else. Incredible artwork, which last for such period and done by great artists without the technology of now, with narrow roads, Lane and alley but you enjoy the incredible climate without AC even in summer time, you feel comfort and flashback in old days, trip you will never regret.

Thank aayusef
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