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Old Cairo (Misr Al-Qadima) Tours and Tickets

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Located in south Cairo on the Nile’s east bank, Old Cairo, also known as Misr Al-Qadima, dates to the sixth century BC and occupies the sites of several early Egyptian capitals, including Fustat. Merging into Islamic Cairo to the east, its heart is Coptic Cairo—home to a crumbled Roman fortress and numerous early medieval Coptic churches.

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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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4-hours private Tour to Islamic Mosque and Coptic Cairo

4-hours private Tour to Islamic Mosque and Coptic Cairo

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See the magnificent religious architecture of Old Cairo on a 4-hour, private tour that takes the stress out of navigating Cairo’s chaotic streets. Visit the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, the Citadel of Saladin, and the Alabaster Mosque without the hassle of finding a series of taxis between destinations, and a flexible departure time means the tour can be tailored to your schedule.
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  • 4 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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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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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 4-Hours hanging church Coptic Cairo castle of Saladin & lunch include

Private 4-Hours hanging church Coptic Cairo castle of Saladin & lunch include

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Combine the Saladin Citadel with the treasures of Islamic and Christian Cairo on this convenient private tour. Skip having to organize your own transport and itinerary, and tour with a guide to ensure you view the main sights. See the 12th-century Citadel and Muhammad Ali Mosque, and explore the Khan El Khalili bazaar, Hanging Church, and more with your guide providing detail that you might not otherwise hear.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$18.00
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$18.00
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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
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$80.00
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$80.00
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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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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch

Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch

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Navigating Old Cairo without a guide can be hectic. Soak up the atmosphere without the hassle on this door-to-door private tour that focuses on Cairo’s Christian heritage. Visit the 7th-century Hanging Church then tour the crypt where some believe Mary, Joseph, and Jesus rested below the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus. Finally, explore the Ben Ezra Synagogue before enjoying a local restaurant lunch.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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All Inclusive 2-Day Private Tour to All Pyramids and Cairo and 2 evenings

All Inclusive 2-Day Private Tour to All Pyramids and Cairo and 2 evenings

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Get up close to the major pyramids of Dahshur, Saqqara and Giza on this private 2-day tour, led by a qualified Egyptologist. Then see the sights of Cairo, including the antiquities of the Egyptian Museum, atmospheric mosques and churches in the Citadel, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. You’ll dine in a restaurant overlooking the Great Sphinx of Giza and ride a camel on the Giza plateau; watch a light and sound show; and join a Nile dinner cruise featuring belly dance and whirling dervishes.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.00
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$199.00
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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
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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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Day Tour To The Egyptian Museum Islamic Cairo Christian Coptic Cairo

Day Tour To The Egyptian Museum Islamic Cairo Christian Coptic Cairo

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Travel through three distinct eras of Cairo on this door-to-door private tour: ancient Egypt, Coptic Cairo, and Islamic Cairo. Start at the Egyptian Museum, then discover the Alabaster Mosque, the Citadel, and the Khan al-Khalili bazaar. Finish by touring the Hanging Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Church of St. Barbara, and Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church. Your day includes private transport and guiding but excludes entrance fees.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$19.50
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$19.50
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Private 3 Days to the best 11 sightseeing Giza Cairo Alexandria

Private 3 Days to the best 11 sightseeing Giza Cairo Alexandria

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Take the strain out of itinerary planning on this action-packed 3-day private tour of Cairo and Alexandria. See the pyramids at Giza, Saqqara, and Dahshur, and ride a camel across the desert; explore the Egyptian Museum, the Alabaster Mosque, and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar, and ride a felucca on the Nile; admire the library, the catacombs, the Citadel of Qaitbay, and Pompey’s Pillar. Tour includes lunch and door-to-door round-trip transfers.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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$160.00
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All Inclusive 2-Day Ancient Egypt and Old Cairo Highlights Tour

All Inclusive 2-Day Ancient Egypt and Old Cairo Highlights Tour

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Pushed for time in Egypt’s capital? Then, see all Cairo’s top attractions in two action-packed days on this private tour, with an Egyptologist guide. Experience the stunning Giza pyramids and Great Sphinx; and visit the ancient pyramid fields of Sakkara and open-air museum of Memphis. Gaze at Tutankhamun’s golden treasures at the Egyptian Museum, and explore the highlights of Old Cairo, Alabaster Mosque and Hanging Church. While lunches, entrance fees, and air-conditioned transport are included, your Cairo accommodation is not included on this tour.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.57
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$127.57
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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
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$57.15
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$57.15
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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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Private Day Tour to Coptic Cairo, Islamic Cairo and Bazaar

Private Day Tour to Coptic Cairo, Islamic Cairo and Bazaar

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Discover Cairo’s historical side, and visit some of its most important religious landmarks, on this private, full-day tour. Meet your guide at your hotel, and venture first to Coptic Cairo. You’ll glimpse the famed Hanging Church, will visit the Abu Serga Church, and will venture to the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Next, transfer to the hilltop Cairo Citadel to explore the Alabaster Mosque: the most prominent mosque in the city. Finally, browse the shops in the bustling Khan el-Khalili bazaar before the tour ends.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
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$35.00
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$35.00
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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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Best of Egypt: Giza pyramids, sphinx, Sakkara & Memphis

Best of Egypt: Giza pyramids, sphinx, Sakkara & Memphis

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1 Day- The pyramids of Giza, the statue of sphinx, Saqqara and Memphis. No accommodation included on this day.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$11.43
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$11.43
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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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Cairo City Tour Felucca Ride and Cairo Tower

Cairo City Tour Felucca Ride and Cairo Tower

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Explore Cairo highlights with the personal service of private guide on a full-day tour that includes the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Tower, a Nile felucca cruise, Old Cairo, the Citadel, and Khan al-Khalili Bazaar. Traveling in a private vehicle is a comfortable, secure alternative to finding a long series of taxis across the city, and the combination of ancient history and vibrant culture is a great introduction to Egypt’s colorful capital.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Walking tour Hanging church and old Cairo

Walking tour Hanging church and old Cairo

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At this tour you are going to discover the old part from the city , you will back by the history about 1800 years ago. you will meet your guide at Down Town Cairo , or Metro station then you will start to Explore the ancient part from the city. Old Cairo is a relatively small area but it is rich with history. Also known as Coptic Cairo, and Masr al-Qadima to the locals, it has been inhabited since the 6th century BC. It has been a Roman fort protecting trade routes, a Christian city from around the 5th century AD, a Muslim army camp from 641 AD, then Egypt's capital city until yet another conquest in the 10th century. The main interest these days is in its role as Coptic Cairo. The narrow cobbled streets contain the Religious Compound, full of churches including the Hanging Church, the oldest synagogue in Egypt, the remains of the Roman fortress, and the Coptic Museum. Just northeast is the site of ancient Fustat which contains the oldest mosque, Amr Ibn al-Aas
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.58
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$48.58

Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

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If you’ve already seen the Giza Pyramids, experiencing Cairo’s other treasures can be tricky if you’re going it alone. With this private tour, you’ll avoid haggling with cabs and calculating routes for yourself. Traveling by private, chauffeur-driven car, tour a selection of lower-profile sites with a guide for background: the Egyptian Museum, the Alabaster Mosque inside Saladin’s Citadel; and the landmarks of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Entry fees are excluded.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.50
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$31.50
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