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Islamic Cairo Day Tour
A day trip to Islamic Cairo is a divine voyage showcasing the golden glory of the greatest civilization on earth. The excellent travel agency Egypt Tours Portal will provide all our clients with the most ideal services of a private A/C Vehicle and a professional Egyptologist tour guide which is expected from the best travel agency in Egypt. All our clients will witness the beauty and greatness of the best Islamic Cairo attractions and join us on a fabulous day trip to Islamic Cairo. Your expert tour guide will take you to explore Khan El Khalili bazaar, Salah El-Din Citadel, Sultan Hassan and Ibn Tulun Mosques, and many more Old Cairo masterpieces by a deluxe air-conditioned car then transfer back to your hotel. Book this blessed excursion and explore all the immortal treasures of Islamic Cairo.
- Salah El Din Citadel
- Mohamed Ali Mosque
- Al Rifai Mosque
- Sultans Hassan Mosque
- Ibn Tulun Mosque
- Khan El Khalili Bazaar
- The Service of pick up from your hotel and return.
- Egyptologist tour guide during the tours.
- A deluxe private air-conditioned vehicle throughout your trip.
- Admission fees to all the sights listed in the itinerary.
- Lunch meal.
- Bottled water on the vehicle.
- All charges and taxes.
- Any Optional Tours.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to join our professional tour guide in a private air-conditioned vehicle to visit the best historical of Islamic Cairo highlights including:
Salah El-Din Citadel is one of the most prestigious military castles constructed in the Middle Ages whose location is strategic since it controls the cities of Cairo and Al Fustat that's why the citadel provides defensive importance. The Citadel was erected during the 12th century to defend Cairo against the Crusaders and it was used as the seat of the government during the ruling periods of Ayyubids, Mamluk, and Ottomans.
Mohamed Ali Mosque proudly stands as the highest point inside Cairo Citadel which was established by Mohammed Ali Pasha in 1830 AD and its erection continued till his death in 1848 AD. The exterior design was taken from the design of the Sultan Ahmad Mosque in Istanbul and the mosque acts as one of the most significant Islamic attractions in Cairo.
Lunch will be offered at a local restaurant then move to visit:
Sultan Hassan Madrassa and Mosque acts as one of the rarest pieces of the early Mamluk architecture period which were founded between 1356 AD and 1363 AD. The mosque was built out of giant blocks of stone which became the symbol of the culmination of all the architectural projects during the reign of the Mamluks.
Another impressive Islamic monument in Cairo is the Al Refaie Mosque which was founded by Khoshiar Hanim, the mother of Khedive Ismail. The process of construction had begun in 1869 AD and was completed by 1911 AD. However, the works of its erection stopped for around 25 years from 1880 to 1905 AD. The mosque served as the burial tombs of Mohamed Ali's family members.
Ibn Tulun Mosque is the oldest and largest mosque in Cairo which was established between 876 and 879 AD by Ahmed Ibn Tulun who was commissioned by the Abbasid Caliph to be the governor of Al Fustat. The interior design of the mosque was derived from the Abbasid architectural style and the mosque stands wonderfully decorated arches with a very large courtyard.
The epic street of Al Muizz is able to provide a magical journey across all the living miracles of Cairo. It is a very attractive cultural marvel that showcases the golden street of Cairo which came into existence in the 10th century AD in the Fatimid period. Muizz transformed into a golden labyrinth that has the most incredible monuments, artifacts, and houses.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar is an ancient renowned souk located in the center of Cairo which was founded as a large center of trade during the reign of Mamluk. The bazaar dates back to the 14th century which became full of cafes and restaurants including El Fishawy, the oldest café in the city.
Finally, we will drive you to your hotel to end your day trip.
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What to Pack
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What You Will Love About This Tour?
All our clients will be incredibly satisfied and delighted with our outstanding services.
Our guests will witness all the colossal treasures of Cairo which include Khan El Khalili bazaar, Salah El-Din Citadel, Sultan Hassan Mosque, Ibn Tulun Mosque, and more.
The rich Islamic Culture of Cairo will make your holiday truly entertaining and magical.
The epic rich history of the Islamic capital of Egypt will uncover the most incredible facts and details.
Exploring all the golden wonders of Cairo will make your travel adventure worthy of remembering.
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