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TOUR TO ISLAMIC CAIRO AND COPTIC CAIRO (CHRISTIAN)

Daily Tour 8 hours Availability: 2021-07-16
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Cairo

Overview:

Cairo day tour visiting Islamic and Christian Cairo , where you visit the historical mosques and Islamic sites and the oldest Churches in Cairo Private tour includes all transfers, Tickets, water, snacks, Lunch at local restaurant. Spanish speaking tour guide.

Book Islamic Cairo and Crisitian day tour online with Nefertari Tours Egypt

 

IMPORTANT ASPECTS

  • Private Guided Tour.
  • No Problems.
  • Without complications.
  • There are no hidden costs.

INCLUDES :

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off services.
  • Entrance fees to all the places mentioned.
  • An Egyptologist Guide speaks Spanish.
  • all transfers by air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Lunch in a good quality restaurant.
  • Bag of Snacks (water, can of Pepsi, chips, cookies) for each person.
  • All the taxes.

EXCLUDES:

  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Extras Not Mentioned in the Program

At 8:00 am Pick up from your hotel in Cairo By the English speaking Nefertari Tours Guide to start your full day excursion visiting  Old Cairo  which is known as  Critian or Coptic Cairo,  which is one of the most important places visited by the Sagrada Familia, where the spiritual impact of their presence is the most felt here yet; Although his stay was brief, by the Governor of the city of Al Fustat enraged by the collapse of the idols in the approach of Jesus tried to kill the child. But they took refuge from their anger in a cave above which, in recent years,  the Church of Abu Serga (Saint Sergius) It was built, above the crypta or the cave where the refugee holy family was, and the entire area of ​​the Babylonian fortress, is a pilgrimage destination not only for Egyptians, but for Christians around the world. An air of piety and devotion permeates the entire district there. Also there you can visit and enter inside  the Church of Saint Barbara  the Hanging Church and the old Jewish synagogue – the Ben Ezra Synagogue. 

Lunch is included  between visits at a local restaurant with a complete meal for each person, but does not include drinks. .

Then continue 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 Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas in the Arab city in Egypt of El Fustat,  and it is called the crown of mosques, Then a visit to the largest mosques in Cairo, which is  the Sultan Hassan  El Mosque which is also known as Madrasa Del Sultan Hassan which was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 AD  The Mosque-Madrasa of Sultan Hassan  It 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).  Finish the Tour Visiting the Bazaars of Khan El Jalili.

At the end of the Tour you will be transferred back to your hotel.

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