Islamic Cairo sightseeing tour featuring mosques of Al-Moezz street and Khan el-Khalili bazaar
The Egyptian history is not only about the pharaohs and the pyramids.Spend a day among the most important Islamic monuments in Cairo and discover Almoaaz st, Sultan Hassan and Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. start your tour with the Mosque and Madrassa (school) of Sultan Hassan. Built between 1356 and 1363, and is believed to be one of the finest examples of Mamluk architecture in Cairo. The mosque is also considered one of the largest, not only in Cairo but in the whole Iof Egypt, measuring some 492 feet (150 meters) long and 118 feet (36 meters) high. The highest minaret is 223 feet (68 meters) tall.Inside the mosque your guide will introduce you to the basic beliefs of Islam, including a translation of the most common prayers. Continuing to Khan el Khalili bazaar,our qualified tour guide will give you an introduction to the famous markets which claim to have inspired Christopher Columbus to discover the USA. Enjoy free time to stroll through the maze of streets and try your luck bargaining with the shop owners for a souvenir of your trip to Egypt. in conclusion you will explore the oldest st in the world a medieval time construction , the largest open air Islamic art museum Almoaaz st.Explore it’s Mosques , Sabeels and Madrasa after your tour you will go back to you hotel .
* 9:00am (earlier or later departures are available until 1:00pm (midday) if required, please advise at time of booking)
Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
3 – 4 hours (approx.)
Tour returns to original point of departure
Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.
* Qualified Egyptologist guide
* Entrance fees
* Hotel pickup and drop off
* Transport by air conditioned vehicle.
* Bottled water .
* Governmental papers .
* Gratuities (recommended)
* This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date
* Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking