Cairo Islamic Cairo Architectural Tour
Half day private trip
From €74.22 per person
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Discover the hidden gems of Islamic architecture in an immersive tour to nine of its most prominent sites in Islamic history over the years. The full experience
Highlights
  • Appreciate the excellence of Islamic architecture.
  • Visit 9 of Egypt’s most significant and fascinating mosques.
  • Learn about the different eras that shaped Islamic architecture over the years.
  • Stroll through places only known by locals.
  • Enjoy the informative and entertaining commentary by your guide.

Full description Delve into the authentic Islamic Cairo and get a great deal of art and architecture in one tour to 9 of its most inspiring mosques. Your experience begins at the medieval Salah Al-Din Castle, the 12th-century impregnable castle on hilltops that is prominent in Cairo’s skyline that was once the seat of the ruling for over 700 years. Visit the majestic Muhammad Ali mosque whose Egypt’s highest minarets, and El Sultan Qalawon mosque where inspiring architectural styles uniquely blend in an unrivaled artwork. Next, visit El-Refaiy mosque followed by a visit to Sultan Hasan mosque, the typical examples of brilliant Islamic architecture. Get amazed by the heavily Islamic ornaments, the awe-inspiring patterned ceilings, and the soaring marble pillars. Head to the mosque of Ibn Tulun, the oldest and largest mosque in Egypt featuring the Abbasid architectural style since 879 AD. Then see Amr Ibn el-As mosque, Africa’s and Egypt’s first mosque. Travel back in time upon reaching El Sultan Al-Ghoury complex where captivating historical sites and ancient alleys. End your tour at Sultan Barqouq mosque, the first Mamluk mosque that remains untouched by time since its inception in the 13th century.

Type Private

Duration 8 hours

Itinerary
Stop At Salah El-Din Citadel Duration: 1 hour
Stop At Muhammad Ali Basha mosque Duration: 1 hour
Stop At El Sultan Qalawon mosque Duration: 1 hour
Stop At El-Refaiy mosque Duration: 1 hour
Stop At Sultan Hasan mosque Duration: 1 hour
Stop At Mosque of Ibn Tulun Duration: 1 hour
Stop At Amr Ibn el-As mosque Duration: 1 hour
Stop At El Sultan Al-Ghoury mosque Duration: 1 hour

Includes
All fees and taxes according to your trip customization will be included in the supplier offer price
Professional certified guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Entry Tickets
Lunch
Tips (optional) and personal expenses

Suitable for
Adults
Children
Babies

Tips for this trip
Don't forget
  • ID
  • Passport
  • Camera
  • Sunhat
  • Sunglasses
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage
  • Smoking

Know before the trip
  • You are required to wear modest attire.

Pickup/Meeting point

You can set the pickup point in the next step, if you don't need pickup , please be present at the meeting point 10 minutes before the trip starts.


Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts.