Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

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.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Islamic Cairo, Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

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

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Al Rifai Mosque, Cairo Egypt

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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511 Egypt

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

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Al-Azhar Mosque, Mohammed Abdou El-Darb El-Ahmar, Cairo 11511 Egypt

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

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Al-Hussein Mosque, 36 Al Mashhad Al Husseini, Cairo 11511 Egypt

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.



Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo Egypt

Then visit khan el Khalili At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo

Duration: 30 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Face masks provided for travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons"
"Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required for travelers"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Duración: 5 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: 1: Sadat, El-Tahrir Square, Ismailia, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate 4272077, Egypt
2: Al Abeer For Recruitment, 178 Teraet el zomor st, الهرم، كفر طهرمس، بولاق الدكرور، الجيزة 3710464, Egypt
3: 9 Al Mehwar Al Markazi - No. Ber 1, 6th of October City (2), Giza Governorate 3227110, Egypt
4: Al Shabrawy (Al Mansoureyya Rd.), Kafr Nassar, Al Haram, Giza Governorate 3524020, Egypt
5: مدرسة احمد بهجت الرسمية, كفر الجبل، الهرم، الجيزة،، X4FX+MQ5, Kafr Al Gabal, Al Haram, Giza Governorate 3520305, Egypt
6: 8G2H2F4Q+FCP, 2F4Q+FCP New Cairo 1, Egypt
Traveler pickup is offered
As per confirmed pickup time you will find our tour guide waiting for you and he will hold a sign showing our company name

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • All Transfers by Private A/C latest Model Vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • bottled water

No Incluye

  • Lunch (Optional)
  • Guide (Optional)
  • Entry Fees (Optional)
  • Personal Items
  • any Optional Tours

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