Few Hours Tour To Great Untrodden Islamic Heritage And Mosques - Cairo

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00 am(Earlier or later departures are available from centrally located Cairo or Giza hotels) Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advise.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
  • Return Details :
    Tour returns to original point of departure
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


If you want to discover the great Islamic heritage and treasures of Cairo, join us in this tour. With a professional guide, you will discover the beautiful mosques, madrasas (schools) mansions not frequently visited nor included in classic tours. The tour includes the visit to Sultan Hassan mosque and madrasa, mosque of Ibn Tulun, the city old walls and gates and a walking tour in El Moez street. Climb up one of the mosques tower and enjoy a panoramic view of the city.

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Built between 1356 and 1363 by the Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan, the Madrassa-Mosque of sultan Hassan is located at the Citadel Square, is considered as the pyramid of Islamic structures. This fascinating place was used as a school, mosque and mausoleum. Your Egyptologist will provide you with an introduction to the main elements of the mosque and basic Islamic principles. The mosque is an excellent example of the gigantic structures of the Mamluke era.

A short drive will take you to the 1150-year-old mosque of Ibn Tulun.it is the oldest and  best preserved mosque in Egypt.it has a unique spiral tower which has an equal in the city of Samara in Iraq. The mosque has a tower that you can climb and enjoy a nice view over the city

The next stop will be at the remaining walls and gates of Cairo built in the 10th century by the Fatimid. Walking inside the old city, you will realize that you are in an open-air museum of Islamic structures mixed with the friendliness and welcoming of the local people.
The tour will enrich your knowledge about the Islamic,religion,architecture,ornaments and how the city developed along the years.

At the end of the tour ,you will be dropped off at the hotel


  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan


  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

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