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Full Day Tour to Islamic and Christian Cairo sites

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    • Full Day Tour to Islamic and Christian Cairo Visiting Islamic and Christian sites in Cairo starts at 9:00 am Pickup from your hotel in Cairo By Egypttravel.cc Tours guide to Start your full day tour visiting 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. (2 hrs time Spent)

    • then Followed by a visit to the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later “without even a single day of idleness”. At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several “wonders of construction”. The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali.
    • Then Followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt‘s Islamic history and modernize the city. The mosque was constructed next to two large public squares and off of several European style (2:30 hrs Time)
    • Then 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 End your day tour with a visit to Khan Khalili Bazaar
    • At the end of the Tour you will be transferred back to your Hotel
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    we are always departure from any place in cairo and Giza  staying our clients .
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • Bottled water
    • Snacks
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Private tour
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    The tour was very fascinating and the guide was very knowledgeable. It was a walk through time that revealed the rich history that the city has. The tour also brought out the unique position of Cairo as one of the main cultural and religious centers in the world at different
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    Response from james w, Owner at Full Day Tour to Islamic and Christian Cairo sites
    Responded 15 Jun 2019
    Thanks a lot we are always our services the first.
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