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HALF DAY TRIP TO ISLAMIC CAIRO

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     Starts At 10:00 am Pickup from your hotel by our expert tour guide and transfer to the Citadel of Salah El Din in Cairo Where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque that has been considered one of the most beautful mosque in Cairo it also know as the Alabaster Mosque because its outer walls has been Covered by Alabaster Stone 
    Then Followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt‘s Islamic history and modernize the city.
    Then Followed by a visit to the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later “without even a single day of idleness”. At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several “wonders of construction”. The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali
    Then drive to Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo it`s also known as the mosque of the most resplendent  is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt.Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title az-Zahrā  .the shining or resplendent one.It was the first mosque established in Cairo,a city that has since gained the nickname "the City of a Thousand Minarets
    End your day tour By a visit to El Hussein Mosque in Cairo .Hallowed mosque believed to be the burial site of the head of the prophet Muhammad's grandson.
    At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo
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    Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

    It was our first day. We arrived late at the hotel due to the late pick up and our tour guide - Ayman Gabry was waiting for us patiently. We proceeded with the tour and he showed the the four main mosques including the Cairo...More

    2  Thank nashinamn
    Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2019

    Dear Our Valued Customer, It has been a pleasure serving you. We are at Emo Tours Egypt takes pride in giving priority to their customers and looking after their needs. Quality and customer service are what distinguish us from others. We always strive to exceed...More

    Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

    Just did the tour today with Emo tour guide Rasha & driver Abdella. Rasha’s knowledge about Islamic Cairo & her patience are highly recommended. Me & my sister truly enjoyed the whole trip.More

    1  Thank Sri M
    Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2019

    Dear Our Valued Customer, We are Pleased to receive a Positive feedback from you.& We are grateful for such a dear and caring Customer like you.Our Company appreciates your efforts We would love to see you again in the near future Thanking you sincerely, Emo...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

    I was so happy I did this tour. I got to see the historic religious buildings of Cairo. My guide Nesma was the best! She had all the information and fun facts which made the tour and my driver Khaled was just as amazing. I...More

    1  Thank tajhaye
    Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2019

    Dear Our Valued Traveller Please allow me to express Our sincere appreciation and thanks for your detailed review We are sure that Without your review, it would not have been possible at all for any other travelers to know about who we are and the...More

    Reviewed 21 April 2018

    The guide Eman was fabulous. She was friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of Egypt and also about the places that we visited in looking at Islamic Cairo. Although it was Friday she managed to get us into the Mosques around prayer time. She...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    2  Thank Aussieparer
    Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2019

    Dear Happy Guest. Thank you for giving us a perfect rating and for recommending our tours to other travelers. I’m sure our entire tour staff enjoyed catering to your needs as much as you enjoyed your tour We really Thank you! Best Regards Emo Egypt...More

    Reviewed 20 January 2018

    Tour guide was very friendly. Showed us all the beautiful mosques along with the history. Egypt is stunning from the gorgeous pyramids to the mosques.More

    Date of experience: January 2018
    1  Thank fmkhaki
    Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at Emo Tours Egypt, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2019

    Dear Our Valued Customer, We are Pleased to receive a Positive feedback from you.& We are grateful for such a dear and caring Customer like you.Our Company appreciates your efforts We would love to see you again in the near future Thanking you sincerely, Emo...More

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