Book Coptic Cairo and Islamic Cairo Tour and enjoy an amazing day tour
1- Islamic Cairo Tour
Egypt possesses a magnificent art and architectural heritage that has lasted more than thirteen hundred years, beginning with the building of the Mosque of Amr in the seventh century. Cairo is full of medieval masterpieces that reflect the status of Egypt as the center of several significant Islamic empires
Islamic Cairo is not more or less Islamic than the rest of the city, but it’s the area of the city which holds the most, the greatest and the most famous Islamic monuments. Many of these raised by the Fatimid caliphs who founded the city Cairo (preceded by Fustat or Old Cairo). Unlike Islamic quarters in other cities, people, often quite poor, continue to live by historic monuments and mosques. A huge, bustling center of worship, trade, shopping and commuting – it’s a must-see for any visitors and deserves at least a couple of days to explore.
- Cairo Citadel
- Khan el‑Khalili: major souk in Islamic Cairo.
- Mosque‑Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
- Muizz Street: goes through Islamic Cairo has great concentration of bazaars and Islamic architectures.
- Mosque of Muhammad AliFustat
- Gates of Cairo
Excursion Cairo professional Tour guide will pick you up from hotel either in Cairo or Giza to visit Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to protect Cairo from the danger of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq a Ottoman architecture man who came specially from Istanbul and built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt who ruled Over 45 years. It has same design but smaller like blue mosque of Sultan Ahmed
Optional stop for lunch
2- Coptic Cairo
Then proceed to Visit Old Cairo where you will enjoy, the Hanging Church of 3 rd century which was built of the 2 tower which remains from Babylon fortress Church of Abu Serga , where you can see the holy crypt , Ben Ezra Synagogue for Jewish and back to hotel.
Pick up services from your hotel & return.
All transfers by a private air conditioned vehicle or private car
Private English Egyptology guide.
Mineral water .
Entrance fees to citadel of Saladin .
All service charges and taxes.
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
Lunch during your day trip at local restaurant.
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person.
price per person 32 USD
Trip Duration: Approx 4 hours.
Trip type: Private tour.
Trip runs: Daily tour.
Starting from: Your hotel.
Re turn to: Your hotel.