C24 - Full Day Cairo City Tour
Our first visit will be at the distinctive shopping experience in the Khan El Khalili Market, the most famous touristic market in the whole world. This historical market was originally established in the 14th century during the Borji Mamluk period and rebuilt and restored again in the beginning of the 16th century. The guests can buy some of the marvelous souvenirs and gifts for their loved ones. The products sold in the khan include almost everything a tourist desires to bring home from Egypt.We stop to have lunch at one of the local wonderful restaurants in Egypt before we go on with our tour.Our next stop will be at the Citadel of Saladin, constructed by the famous army leader in the 13th century, the citadel is featured with many historical gates and monitoring tower. Today it hosts a large number of monuments especially the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali built in the middle of the 19th century. We proceed to explore the Monuments in Coptic Cairo situated in Miser El Qadeema near the Mosque of Amr Ibn El Aas, this area is rich with Christian monuments including the Hanging Church, the Church of Saint Barbra, the Church of Saint George, the Coptic Museum, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Our last stop will be to explore the wonders of the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, built in the beginning of the 20th century the museum displays the largest collection of Pharaonic monuments in the whole world and many other displays from ancient Egypt, the Ptolemaic period, and the Greco Roman period. The guests will love to enter into the Tut Ankh Amun gallery where all the golden belongings and treasures of the famous king are displayed.
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