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Old Cairo & Citadel

from : 77 USD

Run Dates: Everyday

A day tour to visit Old and Coptic Cairo. visiting Salah El Din Citadel, learn about Egypt Christian history and the founding of Cairo before exploring Khan El Khalili

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Old Cairo and Citadel

You will be accompanied by your friendly expert Egyptologist guide to enjoy a visit to Salah El Din Citadel which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Moqattam hills to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came especially from Istanbul land, built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Over 45 years. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Continue driving to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Then we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Church of Abu Serga
Transfer back to your hotel.

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