Cairo, Egypt

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Time8 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
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Offered in: English and 5 more

Overview

Explore the holy sites of two ancient religions with a full-day tour of Cairo’s Coptic and Islamic landmarks. See the hanging church in the heart of old Cairo, and enter the crypt at Abu Serga, built on the legendary spot that sheltered the holy family. Visit a thousand-year old Greek Orthodox church before enjoying an Egyptian lunch, then spend the afternoon discovering Cairo’s Islamic traditions. Walk the palisades of Egypt’s oldest mosque, and pass the walls of the medieval Cairo Citadel to enter the exquisite alabaster mosque.
  • Full-day tour of Coptic and Islamic sites in Cairo
  • Explore the city's two religious traditions with an experience guide
  • Visit ancient churches and mosques
  • See the Citadel of Cairo
  • Enjoy the flexibility and personal experience of a private guide
  • Lunch, entrance fees and transport included

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, Apr 2016

I enjoyed my day tour Discover Coptic and Islamic Cairo, although the itinerary was different from was advertised. We did not visit the Abu Serga Church as it was closed for renovation. I was very much looking forward to seeing this church and it was the primary reasons I booked this tour. I think the fact that this church was closed should have been disclosed at the time of booking as, had I known that, I would likely have selected another tour. We also did not visit the Saint George Church for no stated reason. We did visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue which has an interesting history and an additional mosque.

The guide was knowledgeable and shared the history of each place we visited. He was also willing to answer my general questions about Egypt.

The entire tour lasted approximately six hours, including lunch and travel time. Lunch was delicious koshari and a nice way to end the day.


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