Having free time in Egypt? then book our Cairo day tours to the majestic Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel, and Coptic churches in Cairo. Your special tour guide will take you to see the ancient churches in the area known as Old Cairo, and the most ancient synagogue in Cairo during your 8 hours Cairo City tour. Book your Cairo private tours and daily excursions NOW!
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Enjoy our tours in Cairo to get a full adventure of the city and the most fascinating attractions of the historic nature, explore most of the Cairo city tour in just 8 hours with our bizarre Tour to the Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo Tour. See the most captivating historical places like the Citadel of Saladin and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali Basha, which is placed on the highest point inside the Citadel, The Synagogue of Ben Ezra, the cave church where the Holy family believed to be stayed in while the had been in Egypt fleeing from King Herod's persecution, and The Hanging Church, which is one of the oldest churches in Egypt. At the end of your Cairo Trips, you will wander in the oldest streets in Cairo where the old stone sidewalk of the medieval ages is still well-preserved in Khan El Khalili, one of Cairo's oldest markets.
We guarantee you will have the most expert tour guides to be at your service during the whole trip, and we provide you a well-trained and very responsive operation team to be at your service through planning your Old Cairo Tour.
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Cairo Top Tours tour guides from Cairo Top Tours will be expecting you in the hotel lobby to begin your marvelous Egypt Day Tours where you will enjoy the tour to the Egyptian Museum and Coptic Cairo.
You will be transferred to enjoy two hours tour to the Egyptian Museum located in the heart of Cairo, the building itself is considered a monument as it was built more than 120 years ago after the Egyptian government chose to collect all the antiquities of the ancient Egyptian history and display it in one building to show the whole world how the ancient times in Egypt was rich and flourishing. Go back in time and discover the greatness of the ancient Egyptian artifacts during your Egyptian Museum tour. More than 160,000 masterpieces are presented on the two floors of the Egyptian Museum. Your Egyptologist tour guide will give you a clear explanation of all the items including the treasures of King Tutankhamen, the only royal treasure found intact and consists of a huge collection of gold and jewelry that were hidden under the sand more than 3000 years ago until the tomb was excavated in 1922 then it was entirely moved to Cairo and the Egyptian Museum.
Proceed to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din and the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali inside, which represents a unique model of Ottoman architecture in Cairo. The design is copied from the famous Blue Mosque of Istanbul, The Citadel is a medieval Islamic-period stronghold in Cairo and it's considered to be the center of the Egyptian government since it was constructed by Salah Eldin until the reign of King Farouk during the first half of the past century.
After your Egyptian cuisine lunch stop in an oriental restaurant to enjoy your lunch, enjoy Old Cairo's churches Tour to explore the ancient Roman fortification of Babylon and get amazed by The Hanging Church one of the highlights of Old Cairo trips, you will also visit the church of St Sergius which is also identified as the Cavern Church, it was built above the crypt where Jesus Christ and his mother accompanied by Saint Joseph the carpenter stayed for almost three months and the well from which they were drinking water. At last, you will see Ben Ezra Synagogue, according to traditions it was built before the ninth century when it has been transformed into a Jewish Synagogue after it had been a Coptic Church for many centuries.
We will resume our Cairo day tours to explore the Islamic district of Cairo, which includes the different relics of medieval Cairo. You will see the old walls, mosques like Al- Azhar mosque. Madrasas, Sabils, and gates of the city during the middle ages and its old stone-paved alleys date back the Islamic period. Finish your Islamic Cairo trips by having mint-tea at Fishawy the oldest cafe while viewing the minarets of Al Hussein Mosque and Al Azhar Mosque in Khan El Khalili, one of the oldest Egyptian markets.
Finally, Our expert tour guide will take you back to your hotel afterward.