Museum, citadel and Coptic Cairo
Egyptian museum, citadel, Coptic Cairo
visit the ancient artifacts packed up in the Egyptian museum which dates back to different Pharaonic periods such as the old kingdom, middle kingdom, the new one, the late period and the Greek-roman period as well, built in 1902 by August Mariette during the reign of Ismail Pasha ; the grandson of Mohamed Ali
Proceed to the most ancient churches in Cairo in Old Cairo or in other word Coptic Cairo. This area considered as one of the ancient parts of Cairo. The Hanging church built on top of the pillars of the Roman fortress, The church of St.Serguis which known as the cavern church, and St. George church which is controlled by Greeks , looking as a very modern European Church. The synagogue of ben Ezra which used to be a church sold by the Coptic Patriarch back then, and Amr Ibn El Ass the first mosque founded in Egypt and in all Africa by the leader of the army came from Saudi Arabia.
The citadel of Salah Din
Drive to the citadel of Salah el din founded in the 12th century to protect the city from this side, was used as a fortress and a royal residence to the Caliph and his family too. Where we have mosques too. For example the mosque of Mohamed Ali which is a copy of Hjya Sophia in Istanbul, built by the founder of the Modern Egypt. There is one more mosque too in the same fence which is the most ancient founded in the citadel .This mosque of Nasser Mohamed dates back to the 13th century.
None of the palaces are well-maintained however the palace of Mohamed Ali is still there where named after his wife Jawhara “Jewel”.
On Museum, Citadel and Coptic Cairo day you can enjoy a city tour to the main highlights of Cairo, Ancient Egyptian, Christian so-called Coptic and Islamic ones too.
A mix of Pharaohnic, Coptic and Islamic tour, all in one, Egyptian museum with its fascinating original artifacts, the superb mosque of Mohamed Ali in the citadel of Salah-el-din, and a unique tour to the ancient churches in the Coptic Cairo.
Egyptologist tour guide
transportation in an air conditioned van
Wifi facility on board.
Tours to mentioned sites.
transfer to/from Cairo hotel.
Extra entrance fees
Any optional tours.
additional fee of 10$ if the transfer will be from (October city/Nasr city/Heliopolis/New Cairo hotels).
Children and infant Policy
0 – 5 years Free of Charge
6 – 11 years pay half price
12+ pay as an adult person