• Location: Cairo, Egypt
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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Soak up the unique spiritual atmosphere of Egypt during this private 5-hour exploration of Cairo’s historic churches and synagogues. Wander the atmospheric streets of Cairo’s Coptic District, discovering the country’s Christian history through your stops at historic churches like Abu-Sergah, St. Barbara and the Hanging Church. You’ll also explore Egypt’s Jewish history at the Ben Ezra Synagogue and learn the story of Saint Simon the Tanner, a 10th-century Coptic Orthodox religious figure. Your trip also includes a private Egyptologist guide, entrance fees, bottled water and round-trip hotel transport.

Highlights

  • Explore the historic churches and synagogues of Coptic Cairo during a private tour
  • Gain unique insight into Egyptian history and culture from your Egyptologist guide
  • Discover the Coptic Christian history of Cairo at Abu-Seragh, St. Barbara and the Hanging Church
  • Visit the historic, 19th-century, Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience

What You Can Expect

Holy Day Tour: Coptic Cairo and Saint Simon Church

Simon Church

Customer Reviews

lt714

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Excellent tour of the churches and synagogue. My guide was very knowledgeable, professional and also took some excellent photos of me as I was a single traveler. Below are a few of the shots I took while on this tour...

Asinate F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

This tour was amazing, absolutely enjoyed it. I highly recommend it

trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Outstanding

Dana Valentina G

4 star rating: Recommended November 2015

Very interesting experience but a bit in a hurry.

Natalia G

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better June 2017

My tour guide was lovely and knew quite a lot about the area, but i kept being forced by my guide to provide donations to the churches and to tip people who gave us tours around locations although she was the tour guide. This kind of behaviour, really wasn't okay by me. I also didnt receive any water as the inclusions list stated and was also taken to tourist locations like the papyrus place, cotton shop, and perfumery with little choice.

I found it really unfair how i was treated, and wouldnt recommend touring with Viator in Egypt, so i have cancelled my other egypt tours.

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