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Al-Azhar Mosque Tours and Tickets

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Nestled in Cairo’s medieval El-Darb El-Ahmar district, the Al Azhar Mosque is the city’s first mosque—dating back to 972. Boasting five minarets and a white-marble courtyard, its biggest claim to fame is its sister Al Azhar university next door, reputedly the oldest Islamic university in the world.

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Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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They don’t call Cairo the “City of 1,000 Minarets” for nothing. Experience the majestic Islamic architecture of this ancient Muslim city with an Egyptologist guide to unpick their rich history. Explore the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque, the Al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and (for Muslims only) the Mosque of Sayyidna Al Hussein. This half-day tour includes door-to-door transfers but excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Islamic Cairo Walking Tour: Khan el Khalili, Al-Azhar Mosque

Islamic Cairo Walking Tour: Khan el Khalili, Al-Azhar Mosque

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Walk Cairo’s vibrant Al Muizz Street, browse the Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and experience Al Azhar Mosque on a 6-hour exploration of the city’s Islamic heritage. Enter Bab El Fotouh gate and take in the medieval architecture that lines Al Muizz, a street through the heart of historic Cairo. Immerse yourself in the scents and sounds of Egypt’s most iconic souk then visit a millennium-old mosque, whose sturdy minarets and shady arcades were built by the Fatimid Caliphate, and house a renowned school of Islamic studies. 
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  • 5 hours
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$38.00
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$38.00
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Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

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Delve into Islamic Cairo—the area of the city with the most Islamic sights—without any worries about transport or getting lost on this half-day private tour. Soak in the bustling scenes as you travel between the sites by private car, and visit the Saladin Citadel, Muhammad Ali Mosque, Khan El Khalili bazaar, and more; all with a guide to provide background and insight not obvious if exploring alone.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

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Start your tour from your hotel by your private tour guide (licensed with a degree in Egyptology) in a private, modern a/c van with free WiFi, and explore the history of Islamic Cairo since its foundation. Start by visiting the Citadel of Saladin with its massive walls and towers. The complex includes mosque of Mohamed Ali (Alabaster Mosque), representing the Ottoman style of architecture, and the mosque of Ibn Qalaoun, representing the Mameluk style of architecture. Then move to the mosque of Sultan Hassan with its beautiful minarets and decorations along with the Mausoleum of the Sultan.Then visit the oldest mosque still intact in Egypt, the mosque of Ibn Tulun with its unique minaret Next, you can enjoy your lunch of local Egyptian food (koshary). Afterwards, move on to see the original walls and gates of Cairo dating back to the 10th century, namely Bab el Fotouh and Bab el Nasr (Gate of Victory), and visit the beautiful Fatimid mosque of Al Hakim.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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All Inclusive Full-Day Tour to Pyramids, Museum, mosque and Felucca

All Inclusive Full-Day Tour to Pyramids, Museum, mosque and Felucca

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Embark on a private, 8-10hour journey into Egypt’s awe-inspiring past in the company of our knowledgeable guide. After travelling in air-conditioned comfort to the Giza Plateau, stand in awe before the Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza. The oldest, the Great Pyramid of Khufu, is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing today. Return to Cairo to tour the treasures of the Egyptian Museum, then discover the oldest mosque in the capital with a visit to Al Azhar. An unexpected highlight of this tour is the chance to cruise down the Nile on a traditional felucca – a wooden sailboat of the kind that has been used by the Egyptian people for thousands of years. • A full day tour of Cairo’s top cultural attractions • Benefit from the insight of an experienced local guide • Learn about Egyptian history from the Old Kingdom to the Fatimid era • Cruise down the Nile in a traditional felucca • Includes transportation and refreshments
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$62.00
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$62.00
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Day Tour to the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum and Khan El khalili Bazaar

Day Tour to the Pyramids of Giza, Egyptian Museum and Khan El khalili Bazaar

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Visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Egyptian Museum on a guided tour that combines Cairo’s most important ancient landmarks with artifacts from around the country. This full-day experience includes pickup and drop-off from your hotel, transport in an air-conditioned minivan, and entrance fees.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Explore The Historical Mosques In Cairo

Explore The Historical Mosques In Cairo

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Cairo might be best-known for its ancient wonders, but the Egyptian capital is packed with world-class Islamic treasures. Cover the city’s five most famous mosques during this enriching guided tour, which includes a lunch stop for a bite of classic Egyptian cuisine, like koshary. See the oldest mosque ever built in Egypt and pop into traditional stalls for a peek at local handicrafts. Friday tours have the option to join prayers.
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  • 6 hours
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

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Half day trip 4 hours starts every day from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, Private trip includes all pickup and drop off transfers from customer location in Cairo by Private Air Conditioned Vehicle, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, All Taxes & Services, Snacks Bag includes (Bottle of Water, Can of Pepsi, Chips & Cake) and All Pickup and drop off Transfers, Tour excludes Personal Items, Tipping and any Optional Tours. Note : Visits start at 9 am
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  • 4 hours
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Coptic and Islamic Cairo Walking Day Tour

Coptic and Islamic Cairo Walking Day Tour

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Walking Tour around Coptic and Islamic Old Cairo, Your Guide will show you during this day tour the most famous attractions in The Old Parts of Cairo City to see The Oldest Churches, Mosques and Synagogues, Walk around Al Muez Street to see Cairo Old Gates and Walls with a unique experience visit to Khan El Khalili Open-air Market
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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The Egyptian museum and Cairo Citadel and Al Azhar Mosque Islamic Site

The Egyptian museum and Cairo Citadel and Al Azhar Mosque Islamic Site

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Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to The Egyptian Museum, which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1922s when his tomb was excavated, to visit Citadel of Salah El Din, visit Mohamed Ali marvelous Mosque (The Alabaster Mosque), then proceed to Al Azhar mosque and Islamic Cairo. Back to your Hotel.
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  • 8 hours
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$25.00
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Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

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Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo Explore the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque, the Al-Rifa'i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and (for Muslims only) the Mosque of Sayyidna Al Hussein. This half-day tour includes door-to-door transfers includes all any entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Citadel & Old Cairo & Cave Church and Islamic Cairo

Cairo Sightseeing Tour to Citadel & Old Cairo & Cave Church and Islamic Cairo

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Ancient Egypt tours representative will pick you from your hotel, enjoy Excursion in Cairo, Start your Islamic and Coptic day tour to visit Citadel of Salah El Din, visit Mohamed Ali marvelous Mosque (The Alabaster Mosque), then proceed to Islamic Cairo, Visit Amr Ibn El-Ass Mosque, Ibn Tulun Mosque, Next tour to Coptic Cairo, visit the hanging Church, (El Moaalaqa church), Abu Sirga Church and Ben Ezra Synagogue, visit Move Than to Cave Church of Saint Simon, at the end of your Cairo Day Trip, transfer back to your hotel in Cairo.
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  • 8 hours
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$24.33
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Islamic Cairo Major Sights Tour

Islamic Cairo Major Sights Tour

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Travel back in time to the glory days of Islamic Cairo, and see some of the medieval and Ottoman city's greatest religious monuments, on this 4-hour private guided tour. Admire ancient mosques and madrasa, medieval Citadel's walls and gates, and a lot more. .Greet your private guide at the main gate of your hotel or accommodation at a time of your choosing: any time between 9am and 11am. Islamic Cairo Major Mosques list: Mosque of Muhammed Ali Al-Nasir Muhammad mosque Mosque of Ibn Tulun Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan Al-Rifa'i Mosque Mosque of Amr Ibn As For further additional in-depth visits please see our best seller product the "Islamic Cairo History Tour" which has the rest of the following great mosques among its itinerary: Aqsunqur (the Blue) mosque Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah Mosque Al Azhar mosque
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00

Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

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Starts At 10:00 am Pickup from your hotel by our expert tour guide and transfer to the Citadel of Salah El Din in Cairo Where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque that has been considered one of the most beautful mosque in Cairo it also know as the Alabaster Mosque because its outer walls has been Covered by Alabaster Stone Then Followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt‘s Islamic history and modernize the city. Then Followed by a visit to the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later “without even a single day of idleness”. At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several “wonders of construction”. The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali Then drive to Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo it`s also known as the mosque of the most resplendent  is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt.Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title az-Zahrā  .the shining or resplendent one.It was the first mosque established in Cairo,a city that has since gained the nickname "the City of a Thousand Minarets End your day tour By a visit to El Hussein Mosque in Cairo .Hallowed mosque believed to be the burial site of the head of the prophet Muhammad's grandson. At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo
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  • 4 hours
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$20.00
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Full Day Cairo Christian & Islamic Tour With Lunch & Private Guide

Full Day Cairo Christian & Islamic Tour With Lunch & Private Guide

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Experience Cairo’s age-old Coptic Christian heritage on a full-day trip with a private guide. Traveling around by air-conditioned minivan, visit six Coptic sites as you hear about their past and religious significance. Explore the Hanging Church, built above a Roman fortress; visit Abu Serga Church, thought to stand where Mary, Joseph and Jesus sheltered during their flight into Egypt; and admire three other places of worship. Break for lunch at a local restaurant and pause at the Virgin’s Tree in Mataria, where the holy family is said to have rested.
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  • 7 hours
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$65.00
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4-Hours Tour Islamic Cairo and Old mosques & Lunch

4-Hours Tour Islamic Cairo and Old mosques & Lunch

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Pair the flexibility of independent travel with the expertise of your own personal guide on this private door-to-door tour of Islamic Cairo. Stroll the medieval Citadel of Saladin; learn about Islam’s core beliefs at the Alabaster Mosque; shop till you drop in the notorious Khan al-Khalili bazaar; explore the vast Sultan Hassan Mosque; and discover the art of papyrus (if you wish). Please note: tour excludes entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
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$32.00
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$32.00
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Pyramids, Sphinx, Islamic Cairo, & bazaar Layover Tour

Pyramids, Sphinx, Islamic Cairo, & bazaar Layover Tour

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Egypt Fun Tours will pick you up from Cairo airport upon arrival, and then you will be escorted to the Great pyramids of Egypt with a professional private tour guide, see the great pyramid of Cheops, the pyramids of Kephren, and the pyramid of Mecarynous, and then proceed to the Sphinx after getting inside one of the small little pyramids of the queens. Proceed to down town to see the Tahrir square, the Khedieval area, and the amazing European architecture. Continue your tour to the old part of Cairo to see the walls of the ancient city AlQahira, get inside one of the mosques, and see the Medieval architecture. Your private guide from Egypt Fun Tours will take you to one of the unique Egyptian restaurants to pick your typical Egyptian food. Continue your tour to the large bazaar of Khan Elkhalili. Finish your tour with a well-worth cup of Egyptian tea at El-fishawy coffee shop. Transfer you back to the airport around 9 pm to catch your connection flight.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$95.00
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Half Day Tour Islamic Cairo

Half Day Tour Islamic Cairo

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Visit Islamic Sites in Cairo Such as the Citadel of Salah El Din, Mohamed Ali Mosque, El Rifai Mosque, El Sultan Hassan Mosque, Al-Azhar and El Hussein Mosques and visit Khan Khalili Bazaar in Cairo.
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  • 4 hours
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$86.00
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Private Full Day Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour

Private Full Day Coptic and Islamic Cairo Tour

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This full day 7-hour tour will give the guest the chance to enjoy the most attractive Coptic and Islamic monuments in Cairo and at the end you can visit  Khan El-Khalili Bazaar . Small group tour with transportation by air-conditioned minivan. Lunch included .
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  • 7 hours
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$57.00
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Islamic Cairo walking tour

Islamic Cairo walking tour

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Walking through the streets of cairo means walking through 2000years of history.find out what made this city amazing and discover secrets! Do you want to know why each mosque was built? Here you will learn lots.
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  • 3 days
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$600.00
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$600.00

Private Unusual day trip to Islamic Cairo

Private Unusual day trip to Islamic Cairo

at 10:00 am Emo Tours guide will pick you up from your Hotel at 10:00 am and transfer you to the Most Famous mosque in Egypt which is Al Azhar Mosque if it`s Friday you will attend Jumm'ah`s Prayer then Followed by another Visit to another Famous mosque Calls Al Hussien Mosque. Over there you can do your Islamic clothing shopping as the area itself Full of Shops that sells all kind of Islamic Clothes and more Then lunch at Local Restaurant where you eat one of the most Common meal for Egyptian that Calls `Kosharii`. After Lunch continue your day Tour to some other Historical untouristic mosques that belongs to El Sayeda Zeinab Mosque in Cairo the grand daughter of the Prophet Mohamed,` May Prayers and Peace be upon him`Her Mosque stands in the heart of the square named after Al Sayeda Zeinab . Al Sayeda Zeinab is Also the youngest daughter of both Al Sayeda Fatima, the Prophet's daughter and his cousin Ali Ibn Abi Taleb and the sister of the two Imams Al Hassan and Al Hussein.
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  • 4 hours
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$45.00
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Private Half Day Tour in Islamic Cairo mosques from Cairo or Giza Hotels

Private Half Day Tour in Islamic Cairo mosques from Cairo or Giza Hotels

Discover some of the most spectacular sites of Islamic Cairo on this private tour, exclusively for your party. Your Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the Citadel area in Old Cairo where you will see the Alabaster Mosque. From its courtyard, you can see the Nile and the Pyramids in the distance. Afterward visit the mosques of Al Azhar and Ibn Tulun, as well as Al-Muizz street. Private tour, exclusively for your party: Ensures a personalized experience Learn about Cairo's history from your Egyptologist guide Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Cairo hotel See multiple important landmarks in the old city
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  • 4 hours
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$21.00
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Day Trip To Egyptian Museum And Islamic Cairo

Day Trip To Egyptian Museum And Islamic Cairo

Day trip 8 hours start every day from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Private tour includes all pick up & drop off from customer location in Cairo, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, includes Bottle of Water and All Transfers by Private Air Conditioned latest model Vehicle, Tour Excludes personal items, tipping and any Optional Tours.
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  • 8 hours
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$40.00
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Alabaster Mosque ,Citadel of Saladin ,Ibn Tulun ,Al Azhar and el Moezz street

Alabaster Mosque ,Citadel of Saladin ,Ibn Tulun ,Al Azhar and el Moezz street

See Cairo from a fresh perspective on this private tour of ancient mosques, streets, bazaars, and more of the old walled city, Islamic Cairo. Your private driver picks up and drops off direct from your Cairo or Giza hotel, Khan Al-Khalili, the ancient city gates, and a 16th-century trading inn. Private guided tour of UNESCO World Heritage–listed Islamic Cairo Travel in style with a modern vehicle, licensed tourist driver,
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  • 4 hours
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$24.00
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