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Islamic Cairo Tour

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Itinerary
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Pass By: Mosque of Al-Azhar, El Hossein Square, Cairo 11511 Egypt

Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel At 10:00 am 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 beautiful mosques in Cairo it is also known 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.

Proceed to visit 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 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. 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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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
From Hotels and Airport
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • - All transfers by a private modern air-conditioned vehicle.
  • - Pick up services from your hotel & return.
  • - Private Egyptologist guide with the language you speak.
  • - Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • - Bottled water during your trip.
  • - All taxes & service charge.
Exclusions
  • - Any extras not mentioned in the program
  • - Tipping
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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By: Sun Pyramids Tours Cairo
45 reviews
Bellbday
11
Fun trip
Nice, easy and a friendly tour. Visit all the places we wanted to go. Will come back again to visit soon.
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CynPhua
Singapore, Singapore
1211
Pyramids, Egyptian museums and Alexandria
We booked 3 separate tours for each day and Mohammed Fayed is the tour guide with young Mahmood “Huda” as the
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Jmartin37
24
Enjoyed my honeymoon!
Sun Pyramid Tours made it easy to enjoy my honeymoon! Yasmin planned out the perfect week and was very nice. Eman
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Robert C
11
Wonderful amazing tour by Mohamed Alfayed
I’ve been a lot of places in the world and done a lot of excursions and activities but this experience was
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Ddhillia25
22
Mohamed Alfayed
Mohamed was awesome!He's knowledgeable of Eygpt Rich history!I would give him 20 Stars.Thanks Daniel
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gaftie
11
Awesome tour and Guide
Mohamed Alfayed was awesome. I usually never use tour guides when traveling the world but I only had two days in
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Matthew P
London, United Kingdom
515137
Dreadful tour company best avoided.
We were picked up on time by the guide and driver in a nice car. This is where it goes down hill, it takes 8.5hrs
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Dheredia1
11
Imam the Great
All nerves of traveling to Egypt quickly vanished after a short time with our fantastic tour guide crew. Imam, our
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PeaceLoveFood
Jacksonville, Florida
14163
Delicious!!
We loved our stay on this cruise. The ship was nice enough, the staff was fantastic!, and the food was soooooo
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zamy2020
23
On arriving
Imam was nice and save person, he was made me and children feel save and welcome, he really is helped us in the
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Herman T
11
First time at Egypt
Imam was very attentive and cordial when he received us when he arrived in Cairo, he showed us hospitality and
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elsayaad
Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
122
Awesome trip to Giza and Cairo
It was been awesome trip to Giza and Cairo which included nile cruise dinner, pyramids, Sahara, sound & light show
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35TR
Hamburg, Germany
68
Suez Canal - from Port Said to Sues inkl Bobastis
Always wanted to see the Suez Canal. Company and Guide Farouk were extremly flexible. Showed up in time, very
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355daliab
Fontanafredda, Italy
12
Pyramids & egyptian museum, Memphis/ Sakkara/ Dahshur, Nile dinner, bazaar and Old Cairo
Sun pyramids was extremely helpful on our 4 day tour in Cairo. They were very punctual and knowledgeable with
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ropi2008
Miami, Florida
211
Cruise
Be extremely careful if you decide to stay on this cruise. They stole from my room several items of value, like a
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Key Details
  • Al-Azhar Mosque Sun Pyramids Tours Cairo
  • Duration: 4h
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