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Visit Islamic Attractions Of Cairo

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highlights
  • Explore Sultan Hassan and Mohamed Ali, two of the greatest mosques in Egyptian history
  • Visit the Citadel of Salah Ed-Din
  • Venture into the Khan el-Khalili bazaar to drive a bargain
  • Take a trip to the best museums in the city
Join a local guide to get in touch with Cairo's Islamic heart. From backstreet bazaars to minaret-topped mosques, and neighbourhood coffee houses, these are the places that make Egypt's sprawling capital what it is. This is an essential Cairo travel experience!

Time to get up close and personal with one of the most important aspects of Cairo - its Islamic heart.

Our Islamic Cairo city tour begins with a visit to the Citadel of Salah Ed-Din. Located high atop Cairo, the Citadel boasts magnificent views of the city. Built by the Arab hero Salah ad-Din, the Citadel primarily functioned as a military garrison, as well as serving as a royal residence for over 700 years.

Continuing in the historical traditions of Islamic Cairo, our Cairo tour next pays a visit to the famous Sultan Hassan Mosque, which dates back to the 13th century. Considered to be one of the masterpieces of Islamic art and architecture, its history also includes time spent as a school. Equally as impressive is the Mohamed Ali Mosque, one of Cairo’s most visible landmarks, with its twin minarets rising high atop the Citadel.

Shifting gears, our Cairo city tour heads back to the streets and towards a famous local bazaar, Khan el-Khalili. A labyrinth of narrow streets and passageways, Khan el-Khalili is one of the world’s largest bazaars, and offers a truly authentic local Cairo experience. Among the world’s oldest bazaars, dating back to 1382, Khan el-Khalili offers an experience unique to the old streets of Islamic Cairo, and affords the opportunity to engage with locals, as locals do, hunting for bargains and relaxing with a coffee as the hustle of the bazaar passes you by.
what’s included
  • Local english speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to the citadel of saladin
  • Transportation.
what’s excluded
  • Food and drink
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips / gratuities for your guide.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Duration 4 hours
Tour Type Group Tour  
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Cairo, Egypt
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“I do want to let you know that both Sayed and Dalia, were outstanding! Both were knowledgeable, helpful, enthusiastic, flexible, organized and very good at providing information in a way that was accessible. Both were forthcoming in their answers to questions, and willing to go beyond formulaic answers. And both were also simply delightful people, and a joy to be with!”
Good to know Dress standard: Please dress modestly, yet considering the heat. Shoulders and knees should be covered, and light fabrics like cotton are advisable.

Child Policy: Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour at the rate listed above. Please select ‘child’ above when booking. Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour.
Cancellation Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given.
If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
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