Day Tour Details
Enjoy a full day exploring the most prominent places of worship and significant areas of Cairo. You will Visit the Church of Abu Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church and the old Jewish synagogue and Ben Ezra Synagogue. Explore Islamic Cairo including Amr Ibn Elas, the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, Al-Rifa’i Mosque & Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque.
Your day tour will start at 09.00 AM with a pickup from your hotel. We visit Old Cairo known as Christian Coptic Cairo which is among the most important locations visited by the Holy Family, where the spiritual impact of their presence is most felt still; though their stay was brief, for the Governor of what was then Fustat enraged by the tumbling down of idols at Jesus’ approach sought to kill the Child. But they took shelter from his wrath in a cave above which, in later years, the Church of Abu Serga (St Sergious) was built. The whole area of the Fort of Babylon, is a destination of pilgrimage not only for the Egyptians but for Christians from around the world. An air of piety and devotion pervades the whole district which can be felt by all. There you will be able to visit and enter the Church of Abu-Sergah and St. Barbara, the hanging church, and the old Jewish synagogue – Ben Ezra Synagogue.
After lunch at a local restaurant , you will visit Islamic Cairo that was founded in 641 A.D by the First Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas We will visit the following Mosques:
Masjid` Amr Ibn Elas Mosque built in 642 A.D By the Muslim leader Amr Ibn Elas at El FUSTAT
El Sultan Hassan Mosque the biggest in Cairo founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D
Al-Rifa’i Mosque dating from around 1361, architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure.