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Old Islamic Cairo Tour

No visit to Cairo is complete without exploring the amazing sights of old Islamic Cairo exploring it could occupy days, if not weeks, you are lucky if you will book this tour with Momia tours we specially customized it covering the most important Islamic sites, covering many of the Islamic dynasties includes Ottomans and Mameluke architectural monuments with a taste of real life of Egypt while exploring those antiquities

per adult from

$131

AUD

Duration

5 to 7 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Lunch
    • Free shopping time
    • Professional licensed Egyptologist tour guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Private transportation
    • Lunch - at local Egyptian restaurant
    • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Ibn Tulun
    • Entry/Admission - Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya)
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
    • Entry/Admission - Al Rifai Mosque
    What's excluded :
    • Any extra sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Islamic Cairo, Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    No visit to Egypt is complete without seeing the hidden treasury of Islamic architectural a blast from the past, UNSCO includes Islamic Cairo on its select world heritage list, which puts it on a par with the pyramids, Its a historic area that contains, the greatest concentration of medieval Islamic monuments to be found anywhere. The skyline is spiky signature of minarets and domes, reflecting a time when Cairo was the wealthiest Capital in the world,

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cairo Citadel, Al Abageyah Shar'a Salih Salem, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Visit the citadel of Saladin that was build to protect Cairo from the crusaders amazing Islamic military old architectures, see the Mosque of Mohamed Ali that was build during the Ottoman dynasty in Egypt.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Mohamed Ali mosque a relatively late addition to the fortress, but one that by virtue of it's prominent site and bulk, it's the most visible monument in Cairo - serves to symbolize the citadel in the minds of most visitors. Ironically, the mosque is designed wholly along Turkish lines and owes nothing to the architectural traditions of Egypt, Mohamed Ali was the first ruler of royal family from 1805 till they were removed by 1952 revaluation, this Mosque was built honor of his son after he passed away to be buried inside and later Mohamed Ali was also buried with his son.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Ibn tuluns's is the oldet mosque in Egypt. This fact will excite an architectural historian, but for the casual visitor the main interest lies in it's curious " open-air" minaret which is an easy and rewarding climb as it's spiral staircases unique minaret imitating the art of Samaraa the city of Iraq, It's perhaps the strongest mosque ever built in Cairo, you will get exited with it's story with Momia tours guide.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya), 4 Maydan Ibn Tulun Old Cairo, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Gayer Anderson was a British officer in Egypt a keen collector of antiquities in 1930 his museum is a complete orientalist fantasy of two 16th century houses joined by a covered bridge, with jasmine, scented court yards, floor cushions and fountains, twisting passageways and secret viewing galleries. All it lacks are its dark eyed houris, although even they were briefly provided well Hollywood came here to film the James Bond adventure The Spy Who Loved Me 1977. Get exited and enjoy what he was collecting.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Al-Azhar Mosque, Mohammed Abdou El-Darb El-Ahmar, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Al-Azhar mosque was founded in 970 A.D. as a place of worship and learning, The mosque remains one of the most important centers of Islamic theology more than a thousand years later, annually receiving a new intake of Muslim students from all over the world as it's perhaps the oldest University in the world.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt

    This Is Cairo at its most frenetic and seductive, The Cairo of Ali Baba and Aladdin, loud with the sound of bargaining salesmen hiss and beckon, boys glide about with trays of tea. a colorful market with a lot of goods and souvenirs in a very old shops in real old constructions.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    Sultan Hassan's creation is regarded as one of the major monuments of the Islamic world. it's hulking size and brutal grandeur belie an inner simplicity and lightness, although given the mosque's turbulent history the real wonder is that it still stands at all.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Al Rifai Mosque, Cairo Egypt

    Al Rifai Mosque was completed as recently as 1912. It was commissioned in an imitation Mameluke style by the mother of Khedive Ismael to serve as a grandiose tomb for herself and her descendants. Royals buried here include Ismael, Farouk " Egypt's last king" and the Last Shah of Iran

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    The thoir guide will pick you up with you name sign at the hotel lobbyAirports
    • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Momia Tours

Activity ID: V-252799P6

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