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Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa

Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa Tours and Activities

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Built between 1356 and 1363 by Cairo’s Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan, the Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa was designed as a place of worship and madrassa (Islamic school). Visitors can admire its scale and beauty, see its teaching areas (liwans), and view its other highlight: the mausoleum of Sultan Hassan himself.

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.00
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$24.00
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

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Discover the mosques and madrasas of one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities on a customizable, private tour of the city with a local guide. Explore historic Cairo, a UNESCO site that was founded in the 10th century, and see how the city’s tradition, art and architecture braid together in the narrow streets. Learn about life in the city while taking in the rich scents, sights and sounds of the Egyptian capital.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Spare yourself the street harassment that so often goes with independent Cairo tourism and benefit from the insights of an Egyptologist guide on this tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then discover Islamic Cairo at the Citadel, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, and the Alabaster Mosque.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$20.00
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3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

3 Days Private Guided Cairo Tour Package

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Get a comprehensive overview of the great city of Cairo on this 3-day private tour. Visit all of the city’s top attractions such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, the Khan Khalili Bazaar, as well as the ancient cities of Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur. Learn about the rich and vibrant history of ancient Egypt from your private guide and enjoy complimentary refreshments throughout the tour.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$185.00
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$185.00
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Private Tour: Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan, Khan el-Khalili

Private Tour: Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan, Khan el-Khalili

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This dynamic tour gives travelers a chance to explore more than just the pharaohs and pyramids that make Egypt famous. Visit the Citadel of Salah el Din, the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, and Sultan Hassan Mosque on this private tour that showcases the rich culture and history of this diverse nation.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$100.92
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$100.92
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Islamic Sites Private Walking Tour of Cairo
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Islamic Sites Private Walking Tour of Cairo

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Explore Cairo’s most iconic Islamic sites on a 4-hour walking tour through the city, then visit Khan el-Khalili market. Walk alongside your local guide as you climb Mokattam Hill to the Citadel of Saladin, and take in sweeping views from the fortifications. Enter the Mamluk-era Sultan Hassan Mosque to see soaring chambers and elegant courtyards; discover intricate artwork and learn of the four historic madrassas inside the house of worship. Leave the serenity of the mosque for a bustling market, and practice your bargaining skills as you shop for souvenirs. 
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$146.15
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$146.15
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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3 Days Cairo Tour Package exploring Cairo Top attractions and best things to do

3 Days Cairo Tour Package exploring Cairo Top attractions and best things to do

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Explore ancient Giza, the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and other popular Cairo landmarks on a hassle-free three-day tour. After convenient hotel pickup, travel with an expert guide to the Great Pyramids, the Sphinx, the Valley Temple, and the Sakkara and Dashure pyramids. Check out the museum’s King Tut exhibit, stop by the Citadel, shop for fine products at Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and explore historic Islamic, Christian and Jewish sites.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$190.00
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Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

Discover The Historical Mosques In Cairo

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Visit the Giza Pyramids, Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur on a full-day, private tour from Cairo to some of ancient Egypt's most fascinating sites. Traveling in the comfort and security of a private vehicle ensures you can reach the far-flung sites in a single day—a real challenge if you don't have a car—going from Giza’s iconic pyramids and sphinx to the stepped profile of Egypt’s oldest pyramid.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

Day Trip To Islamic Cairo

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Don’t waste your precious time looking for taxis or fumbling with maps. Check off no fewer than five spectacular mosques and the notorious Khan al-Khalili bazaar in just half a day on this private door-to-door tour. See the Alabaster Mosque (and the Citadel of Saladin), the al-Rifa’i Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Azhar Mosque, and the Al-Hussein Mosque with a guide. Please note, tour excludes any entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Private Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Private Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Explore old Cairo’s religious legends and landmarks on a full-day private tour from your hotel in Giza or Cairo. Customize the tour to your interests, and see how the city’s Islamic, Coptic and Jewish inhabitants have worshiped for milennia. Discover the Hanging Church and the Church of St. Sergius, then visit the Churches of St. George and St. Barbara. Take in the soaring minarets of Cairo’s most important mosques, then take views of the city from the Citadel of Saladin’s medieval fortifications. 
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.00
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$83.00
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Private Walking Tour to Khan el-Khalili and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan

Private Walking Tour to Khan el-Khalili and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan

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Visit Khan el-Khalili bazaar and the Madrassa of Sultan Hassan on a private walking tour that includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Walk through an Old City gate to the colorful, historic market, then see a 14th-century mosque and madrassa, or school, that is a landmark of Cairo’s Mamluk era.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.75
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$21.75
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Cairo, Giza & Alexandria Tour package (4 days)

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Cairo, Giza & Alexandria Tour package (4 days)

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Tour Includes : Egyptologist tour guide. Pick up service from hotel & return back. Air Conditioned Private vehicle. Bottled Mineral Water. 4 x Lunch meals during your tour.
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  • 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$342.00
$360.00
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$342.00
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Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Cairo

Private Full Day Sightseeing Tour of Cairo

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Explore the remarkable architecture and history of Islamic Cairo with a private-full day tour of the city’s most important sites in a comfortable van. See the oldest intact mosque in Egypt, and stroll past the 11th-century buildings that line Al Muezz Street. Stand at the foot of an original gate to old Cairo, then walk the medieval walls at Saladin’s 12th-century citadel. See the elegant domes of the alabaster mosque before continuing to the mosque of Sultan Hassan and Rifai, where the evolution of Islamic architecture comes to vivid life.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.88
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$22.88
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Day Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Day Tour to Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Exploring Islamic and Coptic Christian Cairo without a guide may mean missing some sights and their history, or losing your way. This full-day private tour makes everything easy: covering the highlights and hidden gems of both quarters, including the Abu-Sergah Church and Hanging Church, and the El Sultan Hassan and Amr Ibn Elas mosques. A private air-conditioned vehicle and hotel pickup and drop-off ensure worry-free travel, too.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

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Delve into Islamic Cairo—the area of the city with the most Islamic sights—without any worries about transport or getting lost on this half-day private tour. Soak in the bustling scenes as you travel between the sites by private car, and visit the Saladin Citadel, Muhammad Ali Mosque, Khan El Khalili bazaar, and more; all with a guide to provide background and insight not obvious if exploring alone.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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Private Tour: Islamic Cairo including Amr Ibn-AlAs-Ibn Tulun, Sultan Hassa and El Refaa Mosques

Private Tour: Islamic Cairo including Amr Ibn-AlAs-Ibn Tulun, Sultan Hassa and El Refaa Mosques

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Check out some of Cairo’s most beautiful mosques, illustrating a range of Islamic architectural styles and fascinating history, during this 5-hour private tour. During your trip you’ll explore these buildings’ connection to city history and spiritual life at three locations. Visit the Mosque of Amr Ibn al-As, built in 642 AD around the time of Cairo’s founding. You’ll also see the Ibn-Tulun mosque, commissioned in the 870s AD, and explore the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, located near Cairo’s Citadel. Your visit also covers a private guide and vehicle, lunch, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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  • Taking safety measures
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$51.43
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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This private full-day tour visits both Islamic and Christian Cairo. You will visit historical mosques such as El Sultan Hassan Mosque, Al-Rifa’i Mosque and Mohamed Ali Mosque inside the Citadel of Salah El Din. In Old Cairo you will visit Abu-Sergah and S
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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The Iconic Islamic sites & Coptic Cairo Old churches & Synagogue Full-day tour

The Iconic Islamic sites & Coptic Cairo Old churches & Synagogue Full-day tour

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Historic Cairo can be hard to navigate independently. Discover it with a private guide on this door-to-door tour. See Coptic Cairo, including the Hanging Church, Abu Serga, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue; explore the Cairo Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque; admire the Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrasa and the Al-Rifai Mosque; stroll historic Sharia Al-Mu’izz Li-Din Allah and shop the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar. Entrance fees are at your expense.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour To Islamic Cairo

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Get the most out of a layover in Cairo with a short Felucca ride down the Nile River. Don’t waste time in the airport when you could be having a classic Egypt experience cruising on the Nile. Your guide meets you at the airport holding a sign wit your name on it and arranges a one-hour or custom Felucca ride on the Nile. The cruise is especially beautiful at sunset, which can be arranged if it works with your schedule. Return to the airport after your cruise to catch your flight.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

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Explore Islamic Cairo In Half Day Tour

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While it’s possible to visit Cairo’s Giza Pyramids under your own steam, a tour ensures the most from a visit. With this private excursion, focus on the UNESCO-protected tombs without worrying about transport or tickets. After hotel pickup by private car, view the Pyramids, Great Sphinx, Solar Boat, and Valley Temple as your guide shares insights you might miss alone, and relax knowing your return transport is all sorted.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$16.00
$20.00
$4.00 savings
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6 Hour Private Tour in Cairo Citadel and Islamic Cairo

6 Hour Private Tour in Cairo Citadel and Islamic Cairo

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Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza by our private vehicle then transfer to Islamic Cairo to visit Citadel of Saladin and Mohamed Ali mosque which was constructed by Salah El Din in 1183 AD to protect Cairo from the danger. then Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq an Ottoman architecture .it is same design but smaller like blue mosque of Sultan Ahmed. enjoy visiting Al Rifai mosque and Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$39.00
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$39.00
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Islamic Cairo Art and Architecture Day Tour

Islamic Cairo Art and Architecture Day Tour

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Get an insider’s introduction to two of Islamic Cairo’s top sights— the Islamic Museum of Arts and the Madrasa of Sultan Hassan— on this double-duty, full-day tour. Travel between locations in a private, air-conditioned vehicle, and skip the hassle of organizing taxi rides. You’ll get a peek at thousands of rare medieval-era artifacts spread throughout 25 halls, plus the stunning 14th-century mosque.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.23
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Should I book Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa costs USD 20.00. Guided Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa tours start around USD 20.00 per person.
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