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Day Tour to Citadel and Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Cairo, Egypt
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Explore the Citadel and Coptic and Islamic history of Cairo on a 5-hour tour. Travel with a qualified Egyptologist guide to the Citadel of Saladin, built to combat Crusader armies in the 1100s. Enter the fortifications to view the Mohammed Ali Mosque, known as the Alabaster Mosque. Learn about Cairo’s Christian history on a tour of its Coptic churches, including the famous Hanging Church; and see the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Stop for lunch along the way, and stroll the narrow lanes of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar, Cairo’s old souk.
  • 5-hour Citadel, Coptic and Islamic history tour of Cairo, led by an Egyptologist guide
  • Visit the Citadel of Saladin, a hilltop fortress built by Saladin in 1183
  • See the Ottoman-style Mohammed Ali Mosque, known as the Alabaster Mosque
  • Visit Coptic quarter churches and sites including the Hanging Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Explore the maze-like Khan el-Khalili bazaar, Cairo’s 14th-century souk
  • Refuel with a tasty lunch at a local restaurant
  • Hear facts about Cairo’s tangled Coptic and Islamic history from an expert guide

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Pick up 1,5 hours too late. Guide...
Theodor H
, Jul 2016
Pick up 1,5 hours too late. Guide left me before showing the Citadel

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