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Citadel of Mohamed Ali( Muhammad Ali Mosque) , Ibn Tulun mosque and Khan El Khalili




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Explore one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities. Visit Cairo, the city of 1000 minarets, to see historic masjids, madrasas, mausoleums, and fountains in Khalili Bazaar and Moez St.

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Tour Highlights

  • Cairo
  • Islamic Cairo, Moez and Khalili Bazaar

Tour Itinerary

Muhammad Ali Mosque
Visit Salah El Din Citadel including Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque:
The Citadel is one of Cairo's main attractions and probably the most popular Islamic moment in Cairo. Salah El-Din built it in 1176 AD, it was the place of most Egypt’s rulers for 700 years between the 9th and 12th century. Mohammed Ali was the last ruler in the citadel.

Muhammad Ali Mosque

The Muhammad Ali Mosque is located within the Citadel of Salah al-Din, and was built by Muhammad Ali in 1848. This mosque was called the Alabaster Mosque, referring to the marble slabs that covered its interior walls. It was also called Alabaster Mosque which is one of the types of marble used in construction, also There is inside this Moeshea the tomb of Muhammad Ali.
Islamic Cairo
Then move to visit Mosque of Ibn Tulun
One of the most famous mosques in Old Cairo. Famous for its spiral minaret inspired by the Great Mosque of Samarra and slit arcades surrounding a wide open space for prayer, the 6-acre (2.5 hectare) Ibn Tulun Mosque is one of the oldest surviving Islamic landmarks in Cairo.

Then move to visit Sultan Hassan Mosque
The Sultan Hassan Mosque and School are among the largest mosques in Egypt in architecture and the tallest in architecture, The largest mosque in Islam, built in the Islamic Mamluk period (1356-1363) by order of Sultan Hassan, known to the Egyptian world for its crazy and eccentric expenses, among which this Mosque also figures.

Al-Rifai Mosque (Masjid Al-Rifa'i)

Opposite the 14th-century Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Rifai Mosque (Masjid Al-Rifa'i) is similarly grand. The mosque, built between 1869 and 1912, has a towering minaret and four decorated facades capped with an ornate dome. One of Cairo’s largest mosques, it houses the tombs of many members of the Egyptian royal family, including King Farouk.
Khan El-Khalili
Souk of Khan el-Khalili.

And one of the oldest souks in Cairo.
Khan el-Khalili is one of Cairo's main attractions. This is the souk of the old city, a large market as crowded as it is noisy, but with spicy and unique colors and scents.
We will cross its labyrinthine streets, real open-air museums. The best place in town to buy souvenirs and copies of Ancient Egyptian artifacts.


  • All transfers in a private air-conditioned car to/from your hotel.
  • Professional Egyptologist Tour Guide.
  • All tours are as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Transfers by private air-conditioned car
  • Entrance fees to Salah El Din Citadel
  • Entrance fees to Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan & Al-Rifai Mosque
  • Entrance fees to Moez Street
  • You will enter Mosque of Ibn Tulun
  • You will enter Souk of Khan el-Khalili.
  • Bottle of water.
  • Lunch at very good local restaurant.
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tourist permit.
  • All taxes and charges.
  • Optional tours and activities
  • Any entrance fees for special places
  • Personal spending
  • Tipping

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7-9 Persons
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13-15 Persons
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from $58


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