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Cairo Islamic & Coptic + Egyptian Museum

Enjoy a spiritual journey through the amazing Islamic and Coptic Sites in Cairo. Continue your day tour by visiting the world-famous Egyptian Museum

Cairo, EGYPT
1 - 9 People
7hr
$28.40
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Cairo Islamic & Coptic + Egyptian Museum

Enjoy a spiritual journey through the amazing Islamic and Coptic Sites in Cairo. Continue your day tour by visiting the world-famous Egyptian Museum

About this activity

Starting from your hotel, from which you will be comfortably picked up, you will start your spiritual and physical journey through the beautiful Islamic and Coptic Sites in Cairo.
Salah El Din Citadel will welcome you, and soon after you will encounter the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, the Ottoman Mosque visible from all over in Cairo. On its south also Al Gowhara palace, built by several Ar...

Starting from your hotel, from which you will be comfortably picked up, you will start your spiritual and physical journey through the beautiful Islamic and Coptic Sites in Cairo.
Salah El Din Citadel will welcome you, and soon after you will encounter the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, the Ottoman Mosque visible from all over in Cairo. On its south also Al Gowhara palace, built by several Architects and Artists coming from different Countries, mixing styles, opulence and architectural details to give us an idea of the importance of Muhammed Ali Pasha, in which he used to receive the foreign ambassadors.

Proceed to old Cairo where you will discover the Roman fortress and the Hanging church, also called Al Mo’allaka church one of the oldest in Cairo, dating from the III Century a.d.
The history reports what it was built above a gate of the ancient Babylon Fortress.
This Church is also known as the most famous Coptic Christian Church in Cairo, probably the first with Basilican style.
After this first spiritual dive, we will move to St. Sergius also known as Abu Serga, believed and then built on the spot on which the Holy Family rested after the arrival in Egypt.
The end of the Coptic tour will be the Famous Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra, known from the Egyptian folklore as the place where baby Moses was found.

Continue your day tour to downtown Cairo to visit the famous Egyptian Museum featuring artifacts from the Pharaonic and Roman period.
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented including an exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold, and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was discovered.

At the end of the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel, to rest with this marvelous memories.

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Additional Information

• The visit includes first Christian Churches in Africa; Saladin Citadel; Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque; Egyptian Museum
• The tour will last approximately 6 hrs (from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.)
• Entrance fees are not included (approx. 60 for Saladin Citadel and 120 egypt.pounds for Egyptian Museum etc... )
Please provide at the time of booking: your e-mail address, phone number along with the country code,
and the exact name of your hotel (if you already have it)

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund

What's included

• Pick-up and drop off from/to your hotel in Cairo or Giza
• Transportation in air-conditioned private car
• Professional and qualified Egyptology tour guide (in your chosen language)
• Bottle of water for each person
• All services and taxes

What's not included

• Entrance fees to all sights
• Personal expenses