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Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa

Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa Tours and Tickets

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Built between 1356 and 1363 by Cairo’s Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan, the Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa was designed as a place of worship and madrassa (Islamic school). Visitors can admire its scale and beauty, see its teaching areas (liwans), and view its other highlight: the mausoleum of Sultan Hassan himself.

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 8 hours
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
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  • 6 hours
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Spare yourself the street harassment that so often goes with independent Cairo tourism and benefit from the insights of an Egyptologist guide on this tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then discover Islamic Cairo at the Citadel, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, and the Alabaster Mosque.
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  • 6 hours
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar

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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.
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  • 5 hours
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Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

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Discover the mosques and madrasas of one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities on a customizable, private tour of the city with a local guide. Explore historic Cairo, a UNESCO site that was founded in the 10th century, and see how the city’s tradition, art and architecture braid together in the narrow streets. Learn about life in the city while taking in the rich scents, sights and sounds of the Egyptian capital.
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  • 7 hours
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Day Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Day Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Exploring Islamic and Coptic Christian Cairo without a guide may mean missing some sights and their history, or losing your way. This full-day private tour makes everything easy: covering the highlights and hidden gems of both quarters, including the Abu-Sergah Church and Hanging Church, and the El Sultan Hassan and Amr Ibn Elas mosques. A private air-conditioned vehicle and hotel pickup and drop-off ensure worry-free travel, too.
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  • 8 hours
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Full Private Day to Islamic Cairo,Citadel of Salah Aldin &Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

Full Private Day to Islamic Cairo,Citadel of Salah Aldin &Khan El-Khalili Bazaar

On this tour of Egypt, explore Cairo, its architecture and its bustling city life. Explore the local markets and jewellery shops at El Khalili, built in the 14th Century AD. Admire the colourful, handmade wares on display. For some history, explore the Citadel of Salah El Din, located atop the El Moqattam hills, enjoy panoramic views of Cairo. Admire the artistic beauty of Islamic monuments in the mosques, houses, fortresses and many other buildings influenced by the religion and culture of Islam. Explore the Ahmad-Ibn Tulun Mosque, one of the earliest and the largest mosques built in Islamic Egypt. Appreciate its gypsum ornamentation and religious Islamic engravings.
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  • 8 hours
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

Cairo Full day tour 6 hours starts every day from 8:00 am to 16:00 pm Private tour includes all pick up & drop off from customer location in Cairo, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, includes Bottle of Water, and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicles Newest Model, Tour Excludes personal items and Tipping.
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  • 6 hours
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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Don’t waste your precious time looking for taxis or fumbling with maps. Check off no fewer than five spectacular mosques and the notorious Khan al-Khalili bazaar in just half a day on this private door-to-door tour. See the Alabaster Mosque (and the Citadel of Saladin), the al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Al-Hussein Mosque with a guide. Please note, tour excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
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Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

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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 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. 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 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 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. At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo
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  • 4 hours
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Private Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Private Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Explore old Cairo’s religious legends and landmarks on a full-day private tour from your hotel in Giza or Cairo. Customize the tour to your interests, and see how the city’s Islamic, Coptic and Jewish inhabitants have worshiped for milennia. Discover the Hanging Church and the Church of St. Sergius, then visit the Churches of St. George and St. Barbara. Take in the soaring minarets of Cairo’s most important mosques, then take views of the city from the Citadel of Saladin’s medieval fortifications. 
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  • 7 hours
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Cairo Full day tour 8 hours starts every day from 8:00 am to 16:00 pm Private tour includes all pick up & drop off from customer location in Cairo, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, Snacks Bag includes (Bottle of Water, Can of Pepsi, Chips & Cake) and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicles Newest Model, Tour Excludes personal items and Tipping.
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  • 6 hours
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3 Days 2 Nights Tour To Alamein , Siwa Oasis & Masra Matrouh From Cairo

3 Days 2 Nights Tour To Alamein , Siwa Oasis & Masra Matrouh From Cairo

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Tour Package 3 days 2 nights starts from 6:00 in first day, Private tour includes all pickup and drop off transfers from your Hotel in Cairo, All Transfers by Private Air Conditioned Latest Model Vehicle, Expert tour guide will start with from Cairo, 2 Nights hotel accommodations on Half Board basis, Lunch at Local Restaurant or Picnic Lunch, Water and Snacks, Required Entry fees, Taxes and Services. Oasis has been Considered one the most mysterious of all Egypt’s oases, Siwa Oasis is also the most fascinating. It’s history has not only been shaped by all major civilizations, but also by the contrast of the surrounding desert with the lush soil of the oasis setting. The Siwan people have their own culture and customs and, as well as speaking Arabic, we speak own Berber (Amazigh) language. Women still wear traditional costumes and silver jewelers and Siwa remains one of the best places to buy traditional local handicrafts.
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  • 3 days
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3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

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Get a comprehensive overview of the great city of Cairo on this 3-day private tour. Visit all of the city’s top attractions such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan Khalili Bazaar, as well as the ancient cities of Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur. Learn about the rich and vibrant history of ancient Egypt from your private guide and enjoy complimentary refreshments throughout the tour.
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  • 3 days
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3 Days Cairo Tour Package exploring Cairo Top attractions and best things to do

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3 Days Cairo Tour Package exploring Cairo Top attractions and best things to do

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Explore ancient Giza, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and other popular Cairo landmarks on a hassle-free three-day tour. After convenient hotel pickup, travel with an expert guide to the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and the Sakkara and Dashure pyramids. Check out the museum’s King Tut exhibit, stop by the Citadel, shop for fine products at Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and explore historic Islamic, Christian and Jewish sites.
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  • 3 days
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Cairo's day tours to Christian and Islamic Sights starts at 8:00 am  Pickup from your hotel in Cairo By Emo Tours guide to Start your full  day tour visiting Old Cairo that known as Christian Coptic Cairo which  is Among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family where  the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still, There you  will be able to visit and Enter the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then continue your day tour to Islamic Cairo that was founded in 641 A.D By the First Muslam leader Amr Ibn Elas Over there in Islamic Cairo you will be able to Visit and Enter the Following Mosques `Masjid` Amr Ibn Elas Mosque that was built in 642 A.D By the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas at El FUSTAT area 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. 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. Then visit The Citadel of Cairo where you can visit the most famous mosque in Cairo which is Mohamed Ali`s mosque that known as the Alabaster MosqueThen End your day tour with a visit to Khan Khalili Bazaar At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel there is possibility of entering any of the Coptic Museum or the  Islamic Museum or Felucca boat ride sailing on the Nile But this can be  added in the middle of the booking process because it requires  additional fees
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  • 6 hours
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Pharaohs Pyramids Luxury Tour

Pharaohs Pyramids Luxury Tour

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Tombs looming from a sandy expanse, monumental statues carved from desert rock and sites that open for you alone. Experience these fascinating wonders and more during a comprehensive, escorted connoisseurs journey. Take a seven-night cruise aboard YET's lauded Nile cruise visiting off-the-beaten- path Abydos and Denderah, and experience a rare exploration of Nefertari's final resting place.
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  • 13 days
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3 Day Tours in Cairo (Specially Customized)

3 Day Tours in Cairo (Specially Customized)

With Visitors Egypt Tours, you will get the chance to live the experience of the ancient Egyptian history with our experienced and professional guides with the lowest prices possible.
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  • 3 days
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Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

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Delve into Islamic Cairo—the area of the city with the most Islamic sights—without any worries about transport or getting lost on this half-day private tour. Soak in the bustling scenes as you travel between the sites by private car, and visit the Saladin Citadel, Muhammad Ali Mosque, Khan El Khalili bazaar, and more; all with a guide to provide background and insight not obvious if exploring alone.
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  • 5 hours
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Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

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Half Day Trip To Islamic Cairo Explore the Citadel, the Alabaster Mosque, the Al-Rifa'i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and (for Muslims only) the Mosque of Sayyidna Al Hussein. This half-day tour includes door-to-door transfers includes all any entrance fees.
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  • 6 hours
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4-hours Private Half Day Islamic Cairo: Citadel & old Mosques

4-hours Private Half Day Islamic Cairo: Citadel & old Mosques

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See the Islamic sights of Cairo on a day tour with a guide educated in Egyptology. You'll check out landmarks such as the Citadel (Al-Qalaa); the Mosques of Al-Azhar, Sultan Hassan, Amr ibn al-As, and Ibn Tulun; and Khan Al-Khalili bazaar, all with a private vehicle and guide.
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  • 4 hours
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Private Day Tour: Discover Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Private Day Tour: Discover Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Coptic and Islamic tour in Cairo is a great tour where you can know more about religion and Christianity in Egypt. Meet your Egyptologist who will take you to an interesting tour. Start your tour to visit the old Cairo where you can see many churches, especially the Hanging Church, which was built above the Roman Tower, as well as the Abu Serga Church, where you can explore the crypt that the holy family stayed inside it for 3 months, and Saint George Church, a roman orthodox church. The second part of the day will be exploring Islamic Cairo, where you can visit the first mosque in Egypt Amr Abn El As mosque, as well as the best mosque for Mohamed Ali Pash, called Alabaster Mosque, which is similar to the Blue Mosque in Turkey. After that you will proceed to the mosque of Ibn Tulun which is the oldest mosque stil intact in Egypt. Take your lunch in a local restaurant then you will be guided back to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
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Tour to Islamic Cairo -Ahmed ibn Tulun- Gayer Anderson Museum-Sultan hassan

Tour to Islamic Cairo -Ahmed ibn Tulun- Gayer Anderson Museum-Sultan hassan

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Visit the historical mosques of Cairo mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas. The oldest mosque in Egypt. Visit Ahmed Ibn Tulun mosque (the third oldest mosque in Egypt. Visit Gayer-Anderson Museum Visit the Mosque & Madrasah of Sultan Hassan,Then moving on to visit al Refai Mosque Walking tour To 1000 years old Al-Moez Street.
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  • 7 hours
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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo
"Tour was very interesting. My guide, Ali, was very knowledgeable and insightful about how the Islamic and Coptic religions coexist in Egypt. The Mosques and Churchs were very beautiful and welcoming."..."
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour
"The pyramids trip was the best trip ever with Mimo and Gabrielle. Wonderful experience. All the tours are very correct, on time and the minivan is amazing. Highly recommended"..."
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo
"Tour guide was very accommodating and knowledgeable. Good sense of humor. He took great photos for us"..."
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour
"Capable and friendly team helped us understand Egyptian culture without concerns about entry, parking and driving. Excellent experience. Thank you!"..."
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Private Guided Tour around Islamic Cairo Mosques Gates & Bazaar
"I can not express how great it was! Osama the driver and our tour guide Ahmed (Jackson) treated us like family the last day I actually felt sad to leave because of such great relationship. Highly recommend it very punctual, nice car, supper knowledgeable, and even great photographer, oh and great teacher! Thanks"..."
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Islamic Cairo Private History Tour
"Muhammad Swefy is a guide who has a lot passion for his job. He really wanted to show me |the highlights, and the places that he knows as 'hidden secrets,' but actually available to anyone.|However, he knows them in depth, and is happy to share his knowledge. My tour lasted three hours,|yet if I could have stayed longer, he was willing to carry on because we had only seen a fraction of the|main sites on his list. I learned a lot and truly enjoyed the tour with Muhammad. Best with a few people."..."
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo
"Our guide was Mr. Imam. He was a knowledgeable person. He was very cooperative and helpful. He was fluent in English."..."
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3 Days Cairo Tour Package exploring Cairo Top attractions and best things to do
"Our three day tour was an amazing experience. Esam was our guide, and made the Egyptian history really clear to us. He made everything easy and fun. He was so polite and friendly. We highly recommend this tour especially with esam as guide"..."
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Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo
"It was very enlightening to go on this tour. Our guide Mahmoud Ismael was really great and I’m glad we got him — he was very friendly, passionate about the history, explained things well, answered all our questions, and solved some issues that came up. We were pleased to have him as our guide!"..."
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa 2022?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa costs USD 94.36. Guided Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa tours start around USD 94.36 per person.