Full Day Tours to Citadel and Old Cairo Churches & Synagogue

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Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

The 3rd-Century Saint Virgin Mary's Orthodox Church, also known as the Hanging Church, or El Muallaqa, is one of the oldest, and most famous Coptic churches in Egypt. Named for its superb location above agate house of the Babylon Fortress ,the church is approached via 29 steps and early travelers dubbed it the “Staircase Church.“

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Coptic Cairo, Cairo Egypt

The 3rd-Century Saint Virgin Mary's Orthodox Church, also known as the Hanging Church, or El Muallaqa, is one of the oldest, and most famous Coptic churches in Egypt. Named for its superb location above agate house of the Babylon Fortress ,the church is approached via 29 steps and early travelers dubbed it the “Staircase Church.“

The land surface has risen by some 20 feet (6meters) since Roman times and the Roman tower is mostly buried below ground, affecting the visual impact of the church's elevated position. The 19th-Century facade, with its twin bellowers, can be seen be yond a narrow courtyard, decorated with modern biblical art.
You will also visit the Abu Serga Church of Coptic Cairo, believed to have been built on the spot where Joseph, Mary, and the infant Jesus Christ rested at the end of their journey into Egypt.
End your tour at the Ben Ezra Synagogue, located on the site where baby Moses was found


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Cairo Citadel, Al Abageyah Shar'a Salih Salem, Cairo 11511 Egypt

A few years after defeating the Fatimid Caliphate, Saladin set out to build a wall that would surround both Cairo and Fustat. Built on a promontory beneath the Muqattam hills, a setting that made it difficult to attack, the efficacy of the Citadel's location is further demonstrated by the fact that it remained the heart of Egyptian government until the 19th-Century

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Al Abageyah Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo 11511 Egypt

visit the Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque, designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq for the19th-Century ruler of Egypt, Mohamed Ali.


Duration: 1 hour

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Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour with a private guide
  • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Muhammad Ali
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Coptic Cairo
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch during the tour
  • Small Bottled water during your tour
  • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
Not Included
  • any personal expenses
  • Any Item not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
we pick all travelers from any hotel in Egypt

Airports

  • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt


12:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.