The Islamic Cairo tour of Old Cairo

Language Arabic, English
Price 130,00 USD for excursion
Capacity Group of more than 10 people
Duration 8 hours

Itinerary:

I will pick you up (8:30 AM) and begin your guided tour in Islamic Cairo. We start at the Citadel fortress with a visit to the Mohammed Ali Mosque (the alabaster mosque). We should say Masjid not Mosque, Masjid is the right word here. The Citadel was built by Salah-El-Din in the 12th Century.

Our next stop is the masjid of sultan hassan Built between 1356 and 1363, and is believed to be one of the finest examples of Mamluk architecture in Cairo. The masjid is also considered one of the largest, not only in Cairo but in the whole Islamic world.

Then we will visit The Refa'i Masjid, located next to Sultan Hassan Mosque, constructed in two phases over the period between 1869 and 1912, when it was finally completed. In the afternoon we will have our Lunch. The day ends with a visit to the masjid of AL Azhar, Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the most important mosques in Egypt, the most famous in the Muslim world.

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