Have a day tour to Old Cairo and Coptic Cairo visiting Salah El Din Citadel, constructed during the Crusades in 1183 AD, and admire Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque inside the castle's walls. Tour the Coptic Cairo to learn about Egypt's Christian history and the founding of Cairo before exploring Khan El Khalili.
We will pick you up from your hotel to enjoy a visit to Salah El Din Citadel, which was constructed by Salah El Din on the Moqattam hills to defend Cairo from the armies of Crusaders. After that visit Mohamed Ali Alabaster Mosque which was designed by the architect Yousif Boushnaq, a Turkish man who came specially from Istanbul and built this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled over 45 years.
Lunch will be served in a local restaurant. Then we will continue the tour and drive to the area of Islamic Cairo, where you will be able to explore Khan El Khalili, Cairo’s old bazaar. Afterwards we move on to Coptic Cairo and visit the Hanging Church, the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Church of St. Barbara and the Church of Abu Serga. Transfer back to your hotel.