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Church of St. George (Mar Girgis)

Church of St. George (Mar Girgis) Tours and Tickets

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Unusually for Coptic Cairo, the Church of St. George (Mar Girgis is actually a Greek Orthodox church. Completed in 1909 after an older structure burned down, it takes its circular shape from a tower of the Roman-era Babylon Fortress. Colorful paintings on the vaulted dome pay tribute to the dragon-slaying saint.

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Coptic Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
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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 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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Hal-Day Tour to Coptic Cairo & The Christian Churches

Hal-Day Tour to Coptic Cairo & The Christian Churches

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Coptic Cairo is filled with historical churches, but it can be hard to hop between them—and learn their significance—without a guide for navigation and background. This private tour delivers: with transport to the sites, including the Hanging Church, Abu Serga, and Church of St. George. Plus, you’ll gain insight into the area's other landmarks, including mosques and the Ben Ezra Synagogue; that you’d likely miss out on otherwise.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Christian Cairo History Tour

Christian Cairo History Tour

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Travel back in time and dive into the Christian Coptic heritage of Cairo from Saint Simon cave church to the hanging church in Old Coptic Cairo to Saint Sergius church... etc
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  • 2 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Full- Day Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

Full- Day Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

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Experience the highlights of Cairo with none of the street hassles on this convenient private tour, which covers impressive ground in just one day. Start with a tour of the Egyptian Museum, then explore the Alabaster Mosque and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Discover Coptic Cairo—the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Church of Abu Serga—before you return to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.00
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$74.00
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Cairo Museum, Coptic Cairo, Cairo Citadel, Islamic Cairo & Khan El-Khalili Tour

Cairo Museum, Coptic Cairo, Cairo Citadel, Islamic Cairo & Khan El-Khalili Tour

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With over 1,000 years of history, downtown Cairo is a destination in its own right. Your private guide shields you from the hassle and hustle and keeps you informed on this door-to-door tour, with a restaurant lunch overlooking the Nile. Highlights include the Cairo Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque, Coptic Cairo with the Hanging Church, the Egyptian Museum, and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar. Entrance fees are at your own expense.
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  • 7 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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$129.00
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Egypt Pyramids & Coptic and Islamic cairo

Egypt Pyramids & Coptic and Islamic cairo

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Make the first stop at the Giza Plateau, where the pyramids of Cheops, Khafre, and Menkaure stand at the edge of the desert. Continue to the nearby Sphinx, which was carved directly from bedrock, and commands perfect views of the pyramids .Then,your private guide will take you to Old Cairo to see the wonderful Hanging Church,so called because it was built on the Roman Tower of the fortress of Babylon. Then you will see the famous crypt in which the Holy Family stayed beneath the church of Abu Serga. Next, explore the Ben Ezra synagogue of the Jewish community. Your guide will make sure you learn a lot about the unique type of Christianity in Egypt. also your guide will take you to Greek Orthodox Church of St. George (Mari Girgis) also to Church of St. Barbara . Then you will visit Amr Ibn el Aas mosque.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo private guided tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo private guided tour

Discover the most famous sightseeing of Islamic and Coptic Cairo on an exciting day tour with our team. In Islamic Cairo, you will see the Citadel of Saladin, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Kahn El-khalili bazaar. In Coptic Cairo, you will visit the Hanging ChurCh, Sain George church, and Ibraham Ben Izra synagogue.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$49.00
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$49.00
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The Holy Family trip Cairo Churches

The Holy Family trip Cairo Churches

Coptic Cairo—the city’s oldest district—houses various sites where it’s thought Mary, Joseph, and Jesus once stayed. This private tour takes you to several locations—many difficult to find independently—with a guide to share their stories. Visit St. Sergius Church and Zeitoun Church, both thought to stand where they stayed; see a tree where it’s believed they rested, and more. Lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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$95.00

Cairo's Medieval Heritage - Islamic, Coptic & Jewish sights plus lunch- Full day

Cairo's Medieval Heritage - Islamic, Coptic & Jewish sights plus lunch- Full day

Pick up for a tour of an Islamic, Christian & Jewish sights, first you will visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, Mohamed Ali Mosque, then head to Amr Ibn El Aas Mosque, afterwards visit the Christian monuments Al Moallaqa (The Hanging Church), Abu Serga Church: dates back to the 4th century. It was built on the basilican style on top of the cave that the Holy Family used as a shelter on their trip to Egypt, escaping from King Herod, The Coptic Museum, Then to the Jewish Synagogue and conclude the tour with a visit to the Museum of Civilizations. Including lunch & bottles water.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$114.29
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$114.29
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Cairo Private Walking Tour

Cairo Private Walking Tour

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.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$122.00
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$122.00
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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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Cultural Experience to Discover Coptic and Islamic Cairo With Qualified Guide

Cultural Experience to Discover Coptic and Islamic Cairo With Qualified Guide

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Explore the holy sites of two ancient religions with a full-day tour of Cairo’s Coptic and Islamic landmarks. See the hanging church in the heart of old Cairo, and enter the crypt at Abu Serga, built on the legendary spot that sheltered the holy family. Visit a thousand-year old Greek Orthodox church before enjoying an Egyptian lunch, then spend the afternoon discovering Cairo’s Islamic traditions. Walk the palisades of Egypt’s oldest mosque, and pass the walls of the medieval Cairo Citadel to enter the exquisite alabaster mosque.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.72
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$45.72
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Full-Day Private Tour of Old Cairo, Egyptian Museum and Citadel

Full-Day Private Tour of Old Cairo, Egyptian Museum and Citadel

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Experience the highlights of Cairo with none of the street hassles on this convenient private tour, which covers the impressive ground in just one day. Start with a tour of the Egyptian Museum, then explore the Alabaster Mosque and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. You will also discover Coptic Cairo.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Private Half Day Tour Coptic Cairo and Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

Private Half Day Tour Coptic Cairo and Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

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Do you know that the Holy Family been to Egypt !!!one of the most religious places in the world is Coptic Cairo which is a part of Old Cairo Contains Hanging Church ,Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church and Many others. The tour’s start time is flexible, but usually the tour starts around 8 AM, takes a duration of five hours, and ends around 1 PM. This private tour includes Pick up with our air-conditioned vehicles at your requested location, and Drop Off at your requested location. The tour also provides Entry Fees + Taxes Services, Tour Guides with an experience of 15+ years, and a bottle of water during the day.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Cairo Layover Giza pyramids, Great Sphinx, Coptic Cairo and Khan El Khalili

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Cairo Layover Giza pyramids, Great Sphinx, Coptic Cairo and Khan El Khalili

Visiting Egypt has always been a dream , with Gem Explore Egypt you will be able to visit Cairo's top spots. With Avery's informative tour guide, you will discover the three pyramids of Giza, secrets around the ancient tombs, the remains of the valley temple of king Khufu, Sphinx, the valley temple of King Chephren and we are sure the Camel Ride will be another amazing Experience!!! After that, you will enjoy an amazing Experience in Coptic Cairo and Old Cairo and learn more about Christianity in Egypt and the journey for the Holy Family !! , then you will finish your day with another experience with the local market of Khan Khalili bazaar. The tour’s start time is flexible. This private tour includes Pick-Up with our air-conditioned vehicles at your requested location, and Drop Off at your requested location. The tour provides Tour Guides with an experience of 15+ years . The tour gives an amazing chance to take nice and unforgettable photos in Cairo.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.80
$72.00
$7.20 savings
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$64.80
$72.00
$7.20 savings
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4 Days 3 Nights Private Tour to Explore Giza and Cairo

4 Days 3 Nights Private Tour to Explore Giza and Cairo

with Bastet tours we will see Cairo city in full details as no one else will help you to see the secrets of Cairo you will get experience as local with 5 starts series
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$325.00
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$325.00
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Cairo, Luxor and Aswan holiday

Cairo, Luxor and Aswan holiday

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Cairo short break holiday for 4 days in Cairo to visit the great pyramids, the Egyptian museum, old Cairo(Islamic and christian monuments)and Mohamed Ali citadel. then visit Luxor East and west Banks monuments. finally enjoy philae temple and Aswan sightseeing.
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  • 6 days
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$1,200.00
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$1,200.00
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Explore Turkey and Egypt Tour Package 7 Days Combined Two Magical Countries

Explore Turkey and Egypt Tour Package 7 Days Combined Two Magical Countries

Turkey and Egypt travel packages: Travel to Istanbul Turkey and Cairo Egypt in 7 Days Tour Package Top attractions of Cairo and Istanbul. Istanbul– The Hagia Sophia in Istanbul: was once a house of worship for several religions as Christian and Islam Cairo – The great pyramids of Giza in Cairo : the great Pyramid is one of the seven wonders of the world Istanbul–Blue mosque in Istanbul : built by Sultan Ahmet in the early 17th century and considered the symbol Of Istanbul city it has amazing blue tiles and an Egyptian obelisk in the garden taken from Egypt. Cairo –Alabaster mosque in Cairo : built by Muhammad Ali. Istanbul – Grand Bazaar in istanbul Cairo – Khan Elkhalili Bazaar & Old Cairo 
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  • 7 days
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$1,450.00
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Egypt 8 Days Cairo,Luxor,Aswan,Abu Simbel,Balloon,Nile Cruise from Cairo airport

Egypt 8 Days Cairo,Luxor,Aswan,Abu Simbel,Balloon,Nile Cruise from Cairo airport

See all that Egypt has to offer on a week-long private excursion from Cairo. See the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx. Take a Nile River cruise from Luxor to Aswan. Stop at the Abu Simbel, Kom ombo, Karnak and Edfu temples and learn about Egyptian history and culture. Enjoy a worry-free excursion with all accommodation, transportation, and most meals taken care of. The great pyramids,valley of the kings and so much more with an Egyptology tour guide. Enjoy sun set and sun rise while cruise sail above the river Nile which has many secrets you can be one of a lot who desire to find out some of these secrets. Enjoy the highlights of Aswan and Luxor. Feast on buffet lunches, dinners, and breakfasts on board a 5-star ship. Take it easy with door-to-door transfers from and to Cairo airport. Visit the fabulous temples of Abu Simbel. Experience the life trip in luxor hot air balloon Our target to make sure that you have unforgettable memories during your stay in Egypt
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  • 8 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$979.00
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$979.00

Egypt Budget Vacation

Egypt Budget Vacation

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Enjoy visiting most of Egypt Cairo, Aswan, Luxor, and the great Nile river in one budget tour package. Explore the great pyramids, Sphinx, Philae temple and Luxor West and East Banks.
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  • 9 days
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$1,600.00
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Church of St. George (Mar Girgis) hours of operation: Daily 8am-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.