Mari Gerges, Kom Ghorab, Misr Al Qadimah, Egypt

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Maximum number of people: 15
Location: Cairo
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Overview

Old Cairo Tour also called Coptic Cairo.  It is a sacred place in Cairo where you can visit Ben Ezra Synagogue, The Hanging Church and Amr Ibn El As Mosque all within a walking distance from each other.  A place where all heavenly religious temples are represented.  Ben Ezra Synagogue is the only Synagogue in Egypt that is open for visitors.  Not too far away from Ben Ezra lies Abu Serga Church, where it was believed that Virgin Maria spend sometime during the holy family trip to Egypt.  Also within the area is a Marguirguis Church and the Coptic Museum.  Amr Ibn El As Mosque is believed to the the second Mosque built in Egypt and all of Africa.  The area is reachable via metro line 1, get off Marguirguis Station and there is no entrance fees except to the Coptic Museum.  Area is open for visits from 9am to 5pm.  Avoid visiting on holidays unless you are looking into attending the services.  We also organize a weekly free walking tour escorted with one of our guides on Tuesday at 10am for two hours.  Click here http://www.egyptjourneys.com/st_tour/free-walking-tour-old-cairo/ if you wish to join the free walking tour instead or proceed below to book a private trip any day of the week including: professional guide, air-conditioned transportation and lunch.

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Tour’s Program

Escorted tour to visit Old Cairo Hanging Church, Abu Serga Church, Ben Ezra Synagogue & Sultan Hassan Mosque.
More sites as per interest. Evening walk in Khan El Khalili bazaar market for shopping.
Return to hotel & overnight.

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  • Home Airport: Cairo Airport
  • Address: 14 Alfy Street, Cairo, Egypt

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