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From Giza/Cairo: Day Trip to Christian and Islamic Old Cairo

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Discover the rich history of Old Cairo on a guided day tour. See how ancient cultures have left their mark as you visit the Church of Abu-Sergah, the Hanging Church, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue.

Highlights

  • Visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. Continue
  • Visit to the mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun (the oldest Mosque still intact in Egypt)
  • Private All Languages speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Enjoy an authentic lunch at a local restaurant.

Description

Sun Pyramids Tours guide will pick up you from your Hotel to visit Old Cairo that known as Christian Coptic Cairo which is Among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still; though their stay was brief, for the Governor of what was then Fustat enraged by the tumbling down of idols at Jesus’ approach sought to kill the Child. But they took shelter from his wrath in a cave above which, in later years, the Church of Abu Serga (St Sergious) was built. This, and the whole area of the Fort of Babylon, is a destination of pilgrimage not only for the Egyptians but for Christians from around the world. An air of piety and devotion pervades the whole district there. Also There you will be able to visit and Enter the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue, take your delicious lunch and Then Continue to visit The Citadel of Cairo where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which is Mohamed Ali`s mosque that known as the Alabaster Mosque, then visiting one of the oldest streets in Egypt “ El Moez Le Din Allah” Street, the eloquent witness for historical Cairo with the various monuments spread along both sides of the street Located Such as Bab El Fetouh and Bab El Nasr, then move towards the northern side of the city, in El Darb El Asfar, the most Ancient quarter of Islamic Cairo monuments where you visit Barqouq mosque & School in Nahassen, El Aqmar Mosque, the Mosque of El Saleh Tala , The Blue Mosque, the Dome, Hospital & School of Qalawoon etc…

Includes

All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle. Pick up services from your hotel & return. Private All Languages speaking Egyptologist guide. Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites. Lunch meal will be served in a local restaurant. Bottled water during your trip. Shopping tours in Cairo. All taxes & service charge.

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