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Al-Azhar Mosque Tours and Activities

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Nestled in Cairo’s medieval El-Darb El-Ahmar district, the Al Azhar Mosque is the city’s first mosque—dating back to 972. Boasting five minarets and a white-marble courtyard, its biggest claim to fame is its sister Al Azhar university next door, reputedly the oldest Islamic university in the world.

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Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

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Delve into Islamic Cairo—the area of the city with the most Islamic sights—without any worries about transport or getting lost on this half-day private tour. Soak in the bustling scenes as you travel between the sites by private car, and visit the Saladin Citadel, Muhammad Ali Mosque, Khan El Khalili bazaar, and more; all with a guide to provide background and insight not obvious if exploring alone.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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All Inclusive Full-Day Tour to Pyramids, Museum, mosque and Felucca

All Inclusive Full-Day Tour to Pyramids, Museum, mosque and Felucca

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Embark on a private, 8-10hour journey into Egypt’s awe-inspiring past in the company of our knowledgeable guide. After travelling in air-conditioned comfort to the Giza Plateau, stand in awe before the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza. The oldest, the Great Pyramid of Khufu, is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing today. Return to Cairo to tour the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, then discover the oldest mosque in the capital with a visit to Al Azhar. An unexpected highlight of this tour is the chance to cruise down the Nile on a traditional felucca – a wooden sailboat of the kind that has been used by the Egyptian people for thousands of years. • A full day tour of Cairo’s top cultural attractions • Benefit from the insight of an experienced local guide • Learn about Egyptian history from the Old Kingdom to the Fatimid era • Cruise down the Nile in a traditional felucca • Includes transportation and refreshments
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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They don’t call Cairo the “City of 1,000 Minarets” for nothing. Experience the majestic Islamic architecture of this ancient Muslim city with an Egyptologist guide to unpick their rich history. Explore the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque, the Al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and (for Muslims only) the Mosque of Sayyidna Al Hussein. This half-day tour includes door-to-door transfers but excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Day Tour to the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum and Khan El khalili Bazaar

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Day Tour to the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum and Khan El khalili Bazaar

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Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum on a guided tour that combines Cairo’s most important ancient landmarks with artifacts from around the country. This full-day experience includes pickup and drop-off from your hotel, transport in an air-conditioned minivan, and entrance fees.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.00
$80.00
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$80.00
$16.00 savings
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Islamic Cairo Walking Tour: Khan el Khalili, Al-Azhar Mosque

Islamic Cairo Walking Tour: Khan el Khalili, Al-Azhar Mosque

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Walk Cairo’s vibrant Al Muizz Street, browse the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and experience Al Azhar Mosque on a 6-hour exploration of the city’s Islamic heritage. Enter Bab El Fotouh gate and take in the medieval architecture that lines Al Muizz, a street through the heart of historic Cairo. Immerse yourself in the scents and sounds of Egypt’s most iconic souk then visit a millennium-old mosque, whose sturdy minarets and shady arcades were built by the Fatimid Caliphate, and house a renowned school of Islamic studies. 
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00
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Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

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Visit the Giza Pyramids, Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur on a full-day, private tour from Cairo to some of ancient Egypt's most fascinating sites. Traveling in the comfort and security of a private vehicle ensures you can reach the far-flung sites in a single day—a real challenge if you don't have a car—going from Giza’s iconic pyramids and sphinx to the stepped profile of Egypt’s oldest pyramid.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Coptic and Islamic Cairo Walking Day Tour

Coptic and Islamic Cairo Walking Day Tour

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Walking Tour around Coptic and Islamic Old Cairo, Your Guide will show you during this day tour the most famous attractions in The Old Parts of Cairo City to see The Oldest Churches, Mosques and Synagogues, Walk around Al Muez Street to see Cairo Old Gates and Walls with a unique experience visit to Khan El Khalili Open-air Market
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Photo tour at islamic mosques in cairo ( instigram & Facbook photos )

Photo tour at islamic mosques in cairo ( instigram & Facbook photos )

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Be Instagram & Facebook star with Mido & his photography team Pictures are the best memory & souvenirs you can take with you from Egypt, that's why you need a professional photographer to make your day. Your guide will have his own professional Camera , at 9 am the driver will pick you up from your accommodation in downtown Cairo or Giza pyramids area. your Egyptology guide will tell you some historical information about the Islamic places in Cairo , and then you will start making the photo tour . You will start by visiting al Azhar mosque , and the very famous Market ( khan El khalili market and Bazzar ) . After that, he will take the best points to make the photo section in Al moezz street , the historical place where you can find the historical Islamic old mosques. in this tour, you will manage between the professional photographer & The historical tour guide, where you will find the best memories and the knowledge as well.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$104.58
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$104.58

The Egyptian museum and Cairo Citadel and Al Azhar Mosque Islamic Site

The Egyptian museum and Cairo Citadel and Al Azhar Mosque Islamic Site

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Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to The Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic 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 Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, to visit Citadel of Salah El Din, visit Mohamed Ali marvelous Mosque (The Alabaster Mosque), then proceed to Al Azhar mosque and Islamic Cairo. Back to your Hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$23.00
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$23.00
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Islamic Cairo Major Sights Tour

Islamic Cairo Major Sights Tour

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Travel back in time to the glory days of Islamic Cairo, and see some of the medieval and Ottoman city's greatest religious monuments, on this 4-hour private guided tour. Admire ancient mosques and madrasa, medieval Citadel's walls and gates, and a lot more. .Greet your private guide at the main gate of your hotel or accommodation at a time of your choosing: any time between 9am and 11am. Islamic Cairo Major Mosques list: Mosque of Muhammed Ali Al-Nasir Muhammad mosque Mosque of Ibn Tulun Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan Al-Rifa'i Mosque Mosque of Amr Ibn As For further additional in-depth visits please see our best seller product the "Islamic Cairo History Tour" which has the rest of the following great mosques among its itinerary: Aqsunqur (the Blue) mosque Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah Mosque Al Azhar mosque
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

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While it’s possible to visit Cairo’s Giza Pyramids under your own steam, a tour ensures the most from a visit. With this private excursion, focus on the UNESCO-protected tombs without worrying about transport or tickets. After hotel pickup by private car, view the Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Solar Boat, and Valley Temple as your guide shares insights you might miss alone, and relax knowing your return transport is all sorted.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

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Get the most out of a layover in Cairo with a short Felucca ride down the Nile River. Don’t waste time in the airport when you could be having a classic Egypt experience cruising on the Nile. Your guide meets you at the airport holding a sign wit your name on it and arranges a one-hour or custom Felucca ride on the Nile. The cruise is especially beautiful at sunset, which can be arranged if it works with your schedule. Return to the airport after your cruise to catch your flight.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Full Day Cairo Christian & Islamic Tour With Lunch & Private Guide

Full Day Cairo Christian & Islamic Tour With Lunch & Private Guide

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Experience Cairo’s age-old Coptic Christian heritage on a full-day trip with a private guide. Traveling around by air-conditioned minivan, visit six Coptic sites as you hear about their past and religious significance. Explore the Hanging Church, built above a Roman fortress; visit Abu Serga Church, thought to stand where Mary, Joseph and Jesus sheltered during their flight into Egypt; and admire three other places of worship. Break for lunch at a local restaurant and pause at the Virgin’s Tree in Mataria, where the holy family is said to have rested.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00

Explore The Historical Mosques In Cairo

Explore The Historical Mosques In Cairo

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Cairo might be best-known for its ancient wonders, but the Egyptian capital is packed with world-class Islamic treasures. Cover the city’s five most famous mosques during this enriching guided tour, which includes a lunch stop for a bite of classic Egyptian cuisine, like koshary. See the oldest mosque ever built in Egypt and pop into traditional stalls for a peek at local handicrafts. Friday tours have the option to join prayers.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Citadel & Old Cairo & Cave Church and Islamic Cairo

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Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Citadel & Old Cairo & Cave Church and Islamic Cairo

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Ancient Egypt tours representative will pick you from your hotel, enjoy Excursion in Cairo, Start your Islamic and Coptic day tour to visit Citadel of Salah El Din, visit Mohamed Ali marvelous Mosque (The Alabaster Mosque), then proceed to Islamic Cairo, Visit Amr Ibn El-Ass Mosque, Ibn Tulun Mosque, Next tour to Coptic Cairo, visit the hanging Church, (El Moaalaqa church), Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue, visit Move Than to Cave Church of Saint Simon, at the end of your Cairo Day Trip, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.40
$23.00
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$18.40
$23.00
$4.60 savings
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Half Day Tour Islamic Cairo

Half Day Tour Islamic Cairo

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Visit Islamic Sites in Cairo Such as the Citadel of Salah El Din, Mohamed Ali Mosque, El Rifai Mosque, El Sultan Hassan Mosque, Al-Azhar and El Hussein Mosques and visit Khan Khalili Bazaar in Cairo.
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  • 4 hours
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$69.00
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$69.00
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Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

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Start your tour from your hotel by your private tour guide (licensed with a degree in Egyptology) in a private, modern a/c van with free WiFi, and explore the history of Islamic Cairo since its foundation. Start by visiting the Citadel of Saladin with its massive walls and towers. The complex includes mosque of Mohamed Ali (Alabaster Mosque), representing the Ottoman style of architecture, and the mosque of Ibn Qalaoun, representing the Mameluk style of architecture. Then move to the mosque of Sultan Hassan with its beautiful minarets and decorations along with the Mausoleum of the Sultan.Then visit the oldest mosque still intact in Egypt, the mosque of Ibn Tulun with its unique minaret Next, you can enjoy your lunch of local Egyptian food (koshary). Afterwards, move on to see the original walls and gates of Cairo dating back to the 10th century, namely Bab el Fotouh and Bab el Nasr (Gate of Victory), and visit the beautiful Fatimid mosque of Al Hakim.
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  • 5 hours
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$20.00
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Pyramids, Sphinx, Islamic Cairo, & bazaar Layover Tour

Pyramids, Sphinx, Islamic Cairo, & bazaar Layover Tour

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Egypt Fun Tours will pick you up from Cairo airport upon arrival, and then you will be escorted to the Great pyramids of Egypt with a professional private tour guide, see the great pyramid of Cheops, the pyramids of Kephren, and the pyramid of Mecarynous, and then proceed to the Sphinx after getting inside one of the small little pyramids of the queens. Proceed to down town to see the Tahrir square, the Khedieval area, and the amazing European architecture. Continue your tour to the old part of Cairo to see the walls of the ancient city AlQahira, get inside one of the mosques, and see the Medieval architecture. Your private guide from Egypt Fun Tours will take you to one of the unique Egyptian restaurants to pick your typical Egyptian food. Continue your tour to the large bazaar of Khan Elkhalili. Finish your tour with a well-worth cup of Egyptian tea at El-fishawy coffee shop. Transfer you back to the airport around 9 pm to catch your connection flight.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.00
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$5.00
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Private Full Day Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour

Private Full Day Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour

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This full day 7-hour tour will give the guest the chance to enjoy the most attractive Coptic and Islamic monuments in Cairo and at the end you can visit  Khan El-Khalili Bazaar . Small group tour with transportation by air-conditioned minivan. Lunch included .
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  • 7 hours
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$57.00
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$57.00
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Half-Day Islamic Cairo Private Tour with Pickup

Half-Day Islamic Cairo Private Tour with Pickup

Appreciate works of Islamic architecture; Ahmad-Ibn Tulun Mosque is one of the largest mosques built in Islamic Egypt See the influence which Islam had had on Cairo - which stretches far wider than just the Mosques Entrance to all sites is included Hotel pick up and drop off and round trip transport are included
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.65
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$144.65

Old Islamic Cairo Half Day Tour

Old Islamic Cairo Half Day Tour

You will Enjoy with us visiting the Citadel of Salah El Din, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Mosque Sultan Hassan, El-Refaie Mosques, Ibn Tulun Mosque & Al-Azhar famous Mosque.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.43
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Day Trip To Egyptian Museum And Islamic Cairo

Day Trip To Egyptian Museum And Islamic Cairo

Day trip 8 hours start every day from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Private tour includes all pick up & drop off from customer location in Cairo, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, Snacks Bag includes (Bottle of Water, Can of Pepsi, Chips & Cake) and All Transfers by Private Air Conditioned latest model Vehicle, Tour Excludes personal items, tipping and any Optional Tours.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

This is a private walking tour that starts with a visit to the mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun (the oldest Mosque still intact in Egypt), then you will walk from Bab Zuwayla to Babal-Futuh and Bab al Nasr
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Journey through Islamic Cairo- Islamic Museum, Al Azhar & Moez street + lunch

Journey through Islamic Cairo- Islamic Museum, Al Azhar & Moez street + lunch

Morning pick up from your hotel to start tour of Visit the Islamic Museum which considered one of the greatest in the world, with its exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artefacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass, crystal, and textile objects of all periods, from all over the Islamic world. Al Azhar, the first mosque of Fatimide Cairo, built by Jawhar Al-Sekelli, commander of the armies of Al-Mo’ez le Din Allah. The mosque has three minarets, one if which is a twin minaret from the age of Sultan Al Gohari. Sultan Hassan School and Mosques: It is regarded as the pearl of Islamic architecture. It was set up by sultan Hassan Ibn Mohammed Ibn Qalawoun in the 14th century as a mosque and school. El Moez street starting from Bab Al-Futuh in the north to Bab Zuweila in the south. Its northern part extends from Al-Hakim mosque to the spice market in Al-Azhar Street whereas its southern part extends from the Ghuriya complex to the Bab Zuweila. Lunch & bottled water included
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.86
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Should I book Al-Azhar Mosque tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Al-Azhar Mosque can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Al-Azhar Mosque 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Al-Azhar Mosque costs USD 5.00. Guided Al-Azhar Mosque tours start around USD 5.00 per person.
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