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Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa

Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa Tours and Tickets

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Built between 1356 and 1363 by Cairo’s Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan, the Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa was designed as a place of worship and madrassa (Islamic school). Visitors can admire its scale and beauty, see its teaching areas (liwans), and view its other highlight: the mausoleum of Sultan Hassan himself.

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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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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Private Tour: Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan, Khan el-Khalili

Private Tour: Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan, Khan el-Khalili

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This dynamic tour gives travelers a chance to explore more than just the pharaohs and pyramids that make Egypt famous. Visit the Citadel of Salah el Din, the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, and Sultan Hassan Mosque on this private tour that showcases the rich culture and history of this diverse nation.
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  • 3 hours
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$100.92
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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
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$25.00
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Private Walking Tour to Khan el-Khalili and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan

Private Walking Tour to Khan el-Khalili and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan

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Visit Khan el-Khalili bazaar and the Madrassa of Sultan Hassan on a private walking tour that includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Walk through an Old City gate to the colorful, historic market, then see a 14th-century mosque and madrassa, or school, that is a landmark of Cairo’s Mamluk era.
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  • 3 hours
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$21.75
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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
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$55.00
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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Don’t waste your precious time looking for taxis or fumbling with maps. Check off no fewer than five spectacular mosques and the notorious Khan al-Khalili bazaar in just half a day on this private door-to-door tour. See the Alabaster Mosque (and the Citadel of Saladin), the al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Al-Hussein Mosque with a guide. Please note, tour excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
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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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Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

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Half day trip 4 hours starts every day from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Private trip includes all pickup and drop off transfers from customer location in Cairo by Private Air Conditioned Vehicle, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, All Taxes & Services, Snacks Bag includes (Bottle of Water, Can of Pepsi, Chips & Cake) and All Pickup and drop off Transfers, Tour excludes Personal Items, Tipping and any Optional Tours.
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  • 4 hours
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$45.00
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Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Cairo

Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Cairo

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Explore the remarkable architecture and history of Islamic Cairo with a private-full day tour of the city’s most important sites in a comfortable van. See the oldest intact mosque in Egypt, and stroll past the 11th-century buildings that line Al Muezz Street. Stand at the foot of an original gate to old Cairo, then walk the medieval walls at Saladin’s 12th-century citadel. See the elegant domes of the alabaster mosque before continuing to the mosque of Sultan Hassan and Rifai, where the evolution of Islamic architecture comes to vivid life.
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  • 8 hours
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$22.88
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$22.88

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Cairo's day tours to Christian and Islamic Sights starts at 8:00 am  Pickup from your hotel in Cairo By Emo Tours guide to Start your full  day tour 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, 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 Islamic Cairo that was founded in 641 A.D By the First Muslam leader Amr Ibn Elas Over there in Islamic Cairo you will be able to Visit and Enter the Following Mosques `Masjid` Amr Ibn Elas Mosque that was built in 642 A.D By the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas at El FUSTAT area then followed by a visit to the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that  was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan  Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The  Citadel in Cairo. Then followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The  building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan,  which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a  complement to the older structure. Then visit The Citadel of Cairo where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which is Mohamed Ali`s mosque that known as the Alabaster MosqueThen End your day tour with a visit to Khan Khalili Bazaar At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel 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
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6 Hour Private Tour in Cairo Citadel and Islamic Cairo

6 Hour Private Tour in Cairo Citadel and Islamic Cairo

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Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza by our private vehicle then transfer to Islamic Cairo to visit Citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali mosque which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to protect Cairo from the danger. then Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq an Ottoman architecture .it is same design but smaller like blue mosque of Sultan Ahmed. enjoy visiting Al Rifai mosque and Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
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  • 6 hours
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$39.00
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Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

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Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo 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 includes all any entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
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$55.00
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Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

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Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

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Budget Half day tour to Islamic Cairo Starts At 10:00 am Pickup from your hotel by our expert tour guide and transfer to the Citadel of Salah El Din in Cairo Where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque that has been considered one of the most beautful mosque in Cairo it  also know as the Alabaster Mosque because its outer walls has been  Covered by Alabaster Stone Then Followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The  building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan,  which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a  complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by  the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the  perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt‘s Islamic history and  modernize the city. Then Followed by a visit to the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that  was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan  Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The  Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending  three years later “without even a single day of idleness”. At the time  of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic  size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by a sultan  of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that  within the mosque were several “wonders of construction”. The mosque  was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni  schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali Then drive to Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo it`s  also known as the mosque of the most resplendent  is a mosque in  Islamic Cairo in Egypt.Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate  commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in  970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet  Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the  title az-Zahrā  .the shining or resplendent one.It was the first mosque  established in Cairo,a city that has since gained the nickname "the  City of a Thousand Minarets End your day tour By a visit to El Hussein  Mosque in Cairo .Hallowed mosque believed to be the burial site of the  head of the prophet Muhammad's grandson. At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo Highlights • Visit Mohamed Ali Mosque • Visit Al Azhar Mosque • Visit El Sultan Hassan Mosque • Visit Al-Rifa’i Mosque • Visit Khan Khalili • Private Guided Tour • No Hidden Costs • Hassle Free • One Priceoptional Add-ons • Islamic museum
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Day Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Day Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Exploring Islamic and Coptic Christian Cairo without a guide may mean missing some sights and their history, or losing your way. This full-day private tour makes everything easy: covering the highlights and hidden gems of both quarters, including the Abu-Sergah Church and Hanging Church, and the El Sultan Hassan and Amr Ibn Elas mosques. A private air-conditioned vehicle and hotel pickup and drop-off ensure worry-free travel, too.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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Full Day Private Tour Visiting Coptic And Islamic Cairo

Full Day Private Tour Visiting Coptic And Islamic Cairo

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HIGHLIGHTS Visit the religious sites in Cairo. Learn about the way you dream, in St. Christ, you will discover the Church of St. Barbara, and see the gilded icons that decorate the Hanging Church. Visit the Bani Synagogue. Undo in time in the history tour. Visit Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara Churches Visit the hanging church, Visit the old Jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue. Private Day Tour No Hidden Costs Hassle Free
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  • 8 hours
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Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan

Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan

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The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a monumental mosque and madrassa located in the historic district of Cairo, Egypt. It was built between 1356 and 1363 during the Bahri Mamluk period, commissioned by Sultan an-Nasir Hasan. The mosque was considered remarkable for its massive size and innovative architectural components, and is still considered one of the most impressive historic monuments in Cairo today Explore Sultan Hassana historic mosque on a private tour . Learn about the history and architecture of the sprawling complex as you walk the medieval fortifications with your guide, after that we will continue for a full day tour showing the old Egyptian artifacts from the beginning of history. Then enjoy and Egyptian cuisine at a nearby restaurant before finishing the tour at your hotel.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
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$9.00
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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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Layover Trip to Islamic and Coptic Cairo

Layover Trip to Islamic and Coptic 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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Old Cairo, Sultan Hassan Mosque and Khan Elkhalili

Old Cairo, Sultan Hassan Mosque and Khan Elkhalili

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visit Sultan Hassan mosque, find peace in Old Cairo, try the local Egyptian food with professional guide and photographer.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$42.86
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa 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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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa costs USD 94.36. Guided Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa tours start around USD 94.36 per person.