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Half day tour to great Islamic heritage and mosques

If you want to discover the great Islamic heritage and treasures of Cairo, join us in this tour. With a professional guide, you will discover the beautiful mosques, madrasas (schools) mansions not frequently visited nor included in classic tours. The tour includes the visit to Sultan Hassan mosque and madrasa, mosque of Ibn Tulun, the city old walls and gates and a walking tour in El Moez street. Climb up one of the mosques tower and enjoy a panoramic view of the city.

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4 to 5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Ibn Tulun
    • Entry/Admission - Sharia Al Mu'izz Li-Din Allah
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Built between 1356 and 1363 by the Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan, the Madrassa-Mosque of sultan Hassan is located at the Citadel Square, is considered as the pyramid of Islamic structures. This fascinating place was used as a school, mosque and mausoleum. Your Egyptologist will provide you with an introduction to the main elements of the mosque and basic Islamic principles. The mosque is an excellent example of the gigantic structures of the Mamluke era.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Al-Basatin, off Al-Saliba Street, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    A short drive will take you to the 1150-year-old mosque of Ibn is the oldest and  best preserved mosque in has a unique spiral tower which has an equal in the city of Samara in Iraq. The mosque has a tower that you can climb and enjoy a nice view over the city

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sharia Al Mu'izz Li-Din Allah, Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatmi, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    the last stop will be at the remaining walls and gates of Cairo built in the 10th century by the Fatimid. Walking inside the old city, you will realize that you are in an open-air museum of Islamic structures mixed with the friendliness and welcoming of the local people.

    The tour will enrich your knowledge about the Islamic,religion,architecture,ornaments and how the city developed along the years.

    At the end of the tour ,you will be dropped off at the hotel

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time :
    8:00 am(Earlier or later departures are available from centrally located Cairo or Giza hotels)
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Your Egypt Tours

Activity ID: V-7600P117

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