Half day tour to Islamic Cairo where you visit Islamic sites in Cairo Such as the Citadel Sala El Din, the Mosque of Mohamed Ali , Mosque of El Rifai Mosque El Soultan Hassan Mosques to the Azhar and el Hussein and visit Khan Khalili bazaars in Cairo
Book Online Daily Private Tours in Cairo with Emo Tours Egypt Including Pick-up and Return Transfers, Snacks, Water, Tickets and Spanish Speaking Guide.
At 10:00 AM Pick up from the Hotel by our Spanish speaking guide and Transfer to the Most Important Part in Cairo to start your day trip to Islamic Cairo which was founded in 641 AD by Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas There In Islamic Cairo you can visit the following Mosques, Mosque of Amr Ibn Elas (Masjid) which was built in 642 by the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas in the Arab city in Egypt of El Fustat, and is called the crown of mosques, Then a visit to the biggest mosques in Cairo which is the Sultan Hassan Mosque which is also known as Madrasa Del Sultan Hassan It was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 AD. The Sultan Hassan Mosque-Madrassa is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near the Cairo citadel. 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 architectural components. innovative. Commissioned by a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that inside the mosque were several “marvels of construction.” The mosque was, for example, designed to include the schools of the four Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali.
Then Followed to another famous great mosque What is Del-Rifai Mosque, built in 1911 AD The building is located in front of the Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, dating from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the larger structure. This was part of a broad 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 the modernization of the city. The mosque was built next to two large public squares and out of several European style.
Next, visit the Saladin Citadel where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo, which is the Mohamed Ali Pasha Mosque (known as the Alabaster Mosque).
Then drive to the Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo and also known as the most resplendent mosque is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt. Al-Mu’izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly created capital city in 970. Its name is generally thought to refer to that of the prophet Muhammad daughter Fatima, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title of az-Zahra .the shining or resplendent one.It was the first Mosque established in Cairo, a city that has already earned the nickname “the city of a thousand minarets, visit the Al Hussain Mosque and Khan El Jalili Market.
At the end of the Tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.
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