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Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue Tours and Tickets

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In the heart of Old Cairo, the ornately decorated Ben Ezra Synagogue boasts a history dating back to the ninth century. Many of its original treasures—from carvings to documents—are held in museums around the world, but marble columns, rich woodwork, and unusual details such as lotus flowers pay tribute to the Jewish community’s long history in Cairo.

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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Coptic Cairo Tour: Cave Church of Saint Simon and Old Cairo churches

Coptic Cairo Tour: Cave Church of Saint Simon and Old Cairo churches

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Visit El Mokattam Mountain Cave Church, or the Monastery of St Simon, on a private tour that also explores the magnificent churches of Coptic Cairo. You’ll see some of Cairo’s most important Christian sites, including the Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, the Church of Saint Barbara, and the Hanging Church, while going beyond sightseeing for a glimpse of ‘garbage city,’ a fascinating Cairo neighborhood that most visitors overlook entirely.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Half-day Tour in Churches of Cairo

Half-day Tour in Churches of Cairo

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Marvel at Cairo’s UNESCO-listed treasures on a small-group tour of the city’s historic churches. Explore Coptic Cairo and the famous Hanging Church; visit the Cave Church, the Church of Santa Barbara, and Church of Saint Sergius; and learn more about Cairo’s rich religious history and heritage.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Spare yourself the street harassment that so often goes with independent Cairo tourism and benefit from the insights of an Egyptologist guide on this tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then discover Islamic Cairo at the Citadel, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, and the Alabaster Mosque.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Cairo City Tour Visit Egyptian Museum Coptic Christian Cairo and old Market

Cairo City Tour Visit Egyptian Museum Coptic Christian Cairo and old Market

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Visit Cairo’s essential historic destinations on a full-day tour with an experienced guide. Browse the vast collections at the Egyptian Museum, and learn the stories behind the royal mummies, gilded masks and exquisite artifacts, including Tutankhamun's treasures. then explore the Coptic and Jewish landmarks of old Cairo, from the crypt below Abu Serga to the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Finish your tour in Cairo’s vibrant present, browsing the bright displays of handicrafts, perfumes and souvenirs at Khan El Khalili bazaar.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Private Tour: Coptic Cairo, The Hanging Church, Abu Serga, Ben Ezra

Private Tour: Coptic Cairo, The Hanging Church, Abu Serga, Ben Ezra

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Discover the historical treasures of the Coptic Christian community on this 3-hour private tour of Coptic Cairo. Travel into this captivating neighborhood, also known as Old Cairo, with your private guide, and visit a medley of early, icon-adorned churches, including the Hanging Church and Abu Serga, where the holy family is said to have found refuge. Learn about Egypt’s rich Coptic heritage, and visit the Coptic Museum, a treasure trove of ancient artifacts that tell the story of this Christian community, one of the world’s oldest.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.82
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$74.82
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Cairo Day Tour to Giza including Nile Dinner Cruise and Lunch

Cairo Day Tour to Giza including Nile Dinner Cruise and Lunch

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Experience the magic of cruising the Nile on an unforgettable full-day tour to Giza from Cairo. Alongside an expert Egyptologist guide, behold the iconic Great Pyramid of Giza and receive a fascinating introduction to the ancient history of the structure. Admire the resplendent golden mask of Tutankhamun in the Egyptian Museum; enjoy a traditional Egyptian lunch in a rustic restaurant; and absorb the historical charm of Cairo’s Old Town on a guided tour. Conclude your excursion with a romantic cruise down the Nile River; onboard, delight in a gourmet meal and a traditional dance performance before returning to your Cairo hotel.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$69.00
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$69.00
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Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Old Cairo Citadel and Bazaar

Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Old Cairo Citadel and Bazaar

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Save time and money and explore ancient Giza and old Cairo on this private, inclusive tour. In the company of just your party and an Egyptologist guide, visit the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx; tour one of Cairo’s oldest Coptic churches, and shop for brassware, copper, leather, and other fine products at the centuries-old Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Includes lunch.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

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Discover the mosques and madrasas of one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities on a customizable, private tour of the city with a local guide. Explore historic Cairo, a UNESCO site that was founded in the 10th century, and see how the city’s tradition, art and architecture braid together in the narrow streets. Learn about life in the city while taking in the rich scents, sights and sounds of the Egyptian capital.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Half Day Tour To Old Cairo Visit Ben Ezra Synagogue

Half Day Tour To Old Cairo Visit Ben Ezra Synagogue

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See more of Old Cairo in less of the time on this action-packed half-day tour. Traveling with a guide, visit the Hanging Church, the Church of Abu Serga, the Church of St. Barbara, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Citadel of Saladin, the Alabaster Mosque, and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar. Your tour includes door-to-door round-trip transfers.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Private Cairo City Tour

Private Cairo City Tour

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Egypt Holiday Tours’ Tour Guide will meet you at Pickup Point (The Hotel, AirPort … etc.) To accompany you in an awe-inspiring tour to Old Cairo as you will visit the Egyptian Museum, The Citadel of Saladin, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Hanging Church, Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Khan El Khalili Market.
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Private Tour Visit Egyptian Museum Old Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar

Private Tour Visit Egyptian Museum Old Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar

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Starts at 8:00 am with Pickup from your hotel By Emo Tours Egypt guide to Start your Full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world.It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, Then 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; 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. Then continue your day tour to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The numerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and much more. At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Day Trip To The National Museum of Egyptian Civilizatio & Old Cairo

Day Trip To The National Museum of Egyptian Civilizatio & Old Cairo

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Cairo tour 8 hours starts every day from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Private tour includes Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services includes Bottle of Water and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicle Newest Model, Tour excludes Personal Item, Tipping, any Optional Tours Such as Mummies Room
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Holy Day Tour: Coptic Cairo and Saint Simon Church

Holy Day Tour: Coptic Cairo and Saint Simon Church

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Soak up the unique spiritual atmosphere of Egypt during this private 5-hour exploration of Cairo’s historic churches and synagogues. Wander the atmospheric streets of Cairo’s Coptic District, discovering the country’s Christian history through your stops at historic churches like Abu-Sergah, St. Barbara and the Hanging Church. You’ll also explore Egypt’s Jewish history at the Ben Ezra Synagogue and learn the story of Saint Simon the Tanner, a 10th-century Coptic Orthodox religious figure. Your trip also includes a private Egyptologist guide, entrance fees, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.86
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$42.86

Day Tour Cairo Egyptian Museum Coptic Cairo and Khan El Khalili Bazaar from Giza

Day Tour Cairo Egyptian Museum Coptic Cairo and Khan El Khalili Bazaar from Giza

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Explore the Egyptian Museum, Cairo’s Coptic heritage, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar on a full-day tour from Giza. Take in gleaming antiquities in the museum then see Egypt’s iconic churches; enter the sanctuary of the Hanging Church, climb broad steps into the Church of St. George, then visit the St. Barbara Church and the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the legendary site where baby Moses was found. Make a final stop at Egypt’s most celebrated souk, where vendors display piles of spices, souvenirs and handicrafts. 
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00
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$48.00
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Half Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo.

Half Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo.

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you will visit Coptic old cairo which is one of the places visited by the Holy Family where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still. you will also visit the Hanging Church which is one of the most historic places.you will also visit Ben azra synagogue where baby Moses was found. you will enjoy visiting Fort of Babylon which is a destination of Pilgrimage not only for egyptians but for all Christians all over the world.you will also visit Omar Ibn El Aas mosque.it was built in 624 A.D by the islamic leader Amr Ibn El Aas at el Fustat area. also you will visit Mosque and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan.It is one of the biggest mosques which is built in 1356 A.D by el Sultan Hassan.also you will enjoy visiting Al Rifai Mosque which is One of the oldest and most architectural mosques opposite to the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan built in 1361.also you will visit St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church. and you can visit Saladin Citadel ( optional with extra fees)
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$36.00
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$36.00
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Cairo day tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Old Cairo

Cairo day tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Old Cairo

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Starts Pickup from your hotel in Cairo or Giza By Emo Tours guide to Start your full day tour visiting the Egyptian Museum of antiquities. It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world. Then visit The Citadel Of Cairo Where you visit The Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Pasha. Then 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 Sergius) was built. . 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.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Layover Tour To Islamic & Christian Cairo

Layover Tour To Islamic & Christian Cairo

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Cairo Full day tour 6 hours starts every day from 8:00 am to 16:00 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, includes Bottle of Water, and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicles The Newest Model, Tour Excludes personal items and tipping. There is possibility of entering any of the Coptic Museum or the Islamic Museum or Felucca boat ride sailing on the Nile But this can be added in the middle of the booking process because it requires additional fees
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Private Tour of Coptic Cairo Including Saint Simon Church in Moqqatam

Private Tour of Coptic Cairo Including Saint Simon Church in Moqqatam

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Plunge into the ancient history of Coptic Cairo on a private full-day tour led by a knowledgeable guide. Absorb the historical charm of Old Cairo, an atmospheric enclave home to landmarks like the Hanging Church and the Roman ruins of the Babylon Fortress. Descend to the crypt of an archaic Coptic church; feast on typical Egyptian dishes like Koshary at lunchtime; and head inside the colossal mountain, El Moqqatam, to see the holy inscriptions carved onto the stone walls. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this educational private tour.   
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$22.88
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$22.88

Private Full day to Coptic Cairo -Cave Church- Coptic Museum

Private Full day to Coptic Cairo -Cave Church- Coptic Museum

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Egypt comprises of some of the most beautiful holy Coptic sites visit the magnificent Saint Simon Church (Cave Church) visit the "Hanging Church" visiting "Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church" visit The Church of St. George the Martyr visit to the "Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra" visit the Coptic Museum.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$57.15
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$57.15
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Private Day Tour To Egyptian Museum & Coptic Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar

Private Day Tour To Egyptian Museum & Coptic Cairo & Khan Khalili Bazaar

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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, includes Bottle of Water 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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$65.00
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$65.00
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Church of Abu-Sergah And St. Barbara, Hanging church And Ben Ezra Synagogue

Church of Abu-Sergah And St. Barbara, Hanging church And Ben Ezra Synagogue

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As Per Requested time Pick up from the Hotel by Emo Tours Your guide to Start your Half day tour to Old Cairo that Also known as Coptic Cairo which is mean Christian Cairo it has been Recognized as a holy place because some of the locations there has been 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 Sergius) 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. in old Cairo, you will be able to visit the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old Jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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Ben Ezra Synagogue hours of operation: Open daily from 8am to 4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.