Day Private Tour To Coptic Cairo Hanging Church The Story Of The Holy Family Visit In Egypt From Cairo Or Giza Hotel

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9 am
  • Departure Details :
    hotel name
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

You will go to learn the History of Coptic era through its magnificent buildings and you will know the story of the Holy Family visit in Egypt.they stayed her for 3 years and six month

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our tour guide will escort you in a tour to "Coptic Cairo" where you will visit the "Hanging church" which is dating back to the 3rd Century AD and was dedicated to Virgin Mary, Its called "Hanging" because of its location above the gatehouse of the ancient Roman fortress "Babylon" .It contains 108 Holy icons depicting beautiful religious scenes.

Then visiting "Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church which is believed to have been built on the spot where the holy family rested at the end of their journey into Egypt.

Then, visiting the "Jewish Synagogue of Ben Ezra" which gained its importance from its Geniza (Store room) was found during the 19th century containing a treasure of abandoned Hebrew secular and sacred manuscripts

And ending Coptic Cairo tour with a visit to one of the marvelous Coptic buildings in Cairo, The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner or The Cave church which is located in el Mokattam hills area near the Zabbaleen slum or Garbage City which is Cairo's largest informal garbage collectors settlement, where garbage recycling is central to its population's economy. The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner is the largest and it has an amphitheater with a seating capacity of 20,000.This church is the largest church in the Middle East. It is named after the Coptic Saint, Simon the Tanner, who lived at the end of the 10th century and is associated with the legend of the moving of the Mokattam Mountain. The Monastery of St. Simon the Tanner include the St. Bola's Church, St. Marks Church, and St. Simon the Tanner's Hall.

After this trip you will be transferred to your hotel

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Small-group tour
  • Private tour

Exclusions

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults

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