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Islamic Cairo History Tour
"Meet your guide at Al-Azhar Park Aslam Al-Silahdar mosque Saint Fatima mosque the Al-Tunbugha al-Maridani mosque and the Al-mihmandar mosque. Continue with Qijmas al-Isaaqi mosque Bab Zweila gate and Al-Salih Talaei mosque.Following with Farag ibn Barquq's Madrasa and Sabil-Kuttab The tent-makers' covered market Al-kurdi mosque
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Overnight Trip to Cairo from Alexandria Port
Enjoy an overnight trip from Alexandria to Cairo and experience the best of Egypt. This is a shore excursion and you can be sure you will be returned to your ship 2 hours before departure."""Overnight trip to Cairo starts and ends from Alexandria Port visiting Giza Pyramids Sphinx Memphis Sakkara Egyptian Museum and Felucca Ride on the Nile for an hour."
From $250.00
 
Day tour Visiting the Highlights of Alexandria: The Catacombs Alexandria library Roman Theater
"At 8:00 am you will be picked up from your hotel in Alexandria by your expert licensed tour guide then start your full day tour visiting the best sites in Alexandria. Start with New library the biggest library in the world now with 8 million books visit the site of the ancient lighthouse; one of the seven wonders of ancient world and end before lunch visiting the Palaces of Farouk.Then stop for lunch in best sea view restaurant in Alexandria. A full meal per person is included beverages are additional cost. After lunch visit Pompys Pillar the remains of ancient library of Alexandria the Roman Amphitheatre
From $82.00

Other Destinations in Egypt Tips (38)

Mostorod - place of miracles

Mostorod, place of miracles, is only 10 km away from Cairo. On the way from Sinai to Cairo, the Holy Family arrived to Mostorod and stopped for a rest after a long way. Here can e visited the Saint...
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Diana75
Mar 08, 2006

Belbeis (or Bilbays)

Belbeis (or Bilbays), the ancient city of Philippos, in Sharqiah Governorate, lies 45 km north from Cairo. This is not a place usually visited by a lot of travelers that why from a certain moment a...
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Diana75
Mar 08, 2006

daytrip to relax

Cairo is very noisy city so after 4 days I wanted something less stressy :) I hired a taxi again and I visited oasis Fayoum, the lake Qarun and Wadi Rayyan. Only an hour out of Cairo and we drove...
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mindcrime
Dec 28, 2008

Matariyah – Virgin Mary’s tree

After giving a bath to Jesus, the Virgin Mary tippled the water on the land and on that place God made turn up a tree - "balsam", with a special blossom. The essence of that tree is still used in the...
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Diana75
Mar 08, 2006

Al Fayoum Oasis

The Al-Fayoum Oasis is the largest Oasis of Egypt and at 100KM the nearest oasis to reach from Cairo.The town of the oasis is Medinat al-Fayoum, a crowded town with 400.000 inhabitants.In the centre...
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sachara
Sep 01, 2003

Wadi Natrun

in ancient times Wadi Natrun, at 100KM north-west of Cairo, was important as a source for natron, needed for mummification.Now Wadi Natrun is connected with the Coptic church. In the past there...
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sachara
Sep 01, 2003

Matariyah - Holy Family fresco

Near the Virgin Mary's Tree, on the right side of the road, is a small chapel. The wooden doors are not isolating the inside and even if these are closed you can still admire the fresco presenting the...
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Diana75
Mar 05, 2006

Visit the Fayoum Oasis

The Fayoum Oasis deserves a stay of several days, though a day trip just visiting a few places is possible. It lies in a depression surrounded by low mountains.Cultivation is carried out at the...
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uglyscot
Mar 27, 2006

Matariyah - Virgin Mary's place

A remarkable thing is that everything around Mostorod is called after Virgin Mary's name: the church of the Virgin Mary, the mosque of the Virgin Mary, the fountain of the Virgin Mary and even the...
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Diana75
Mar 08, 2006

White Desert

I arrived in Baharia Oasis with no clue of how would be this desert experience, and let me tell u, it was awsome. I stayed in Ahmed´s Safari Camp in Baharia and from there we spent 2 days (one night)...
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JPGoncalves
Aug 18, 2006

Pass on Al Azhar Park

Skip Al Azhar Park - it is nothing more than a green area built on top of a former garbage dump - there is a restaurant there but nothing any better than any other restuarant. It is a park that costs...
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bdougherty
Jul 13, 2008

We are sailing....

Do not miss the sailing on the Nile in fellucca. It is the best Nile experience you can get. Warm summer night, wide Nile river, lights of the city, big boats passing by you, the flower of Nile...
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Beograd
Mar 09, 2005
 
 
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"Cairo`s yellow pages!"
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Things to Do Near Cairo

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Khan el Khalili

This is a lovely place to have tea (chai) or to walk around. Some nights a week there are Dervish dances in the mosque next door to this market. Since I do not smoke, not even shisha, I ordered a tea...
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Nilometer

There are still a handful of these ancient structures left but they are well off the beaten path. These are the measuring devices of the ancient Egyptian fortunes - the Nile being too high or too low...
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Agricultural Museum

In the Agricultural museum, it is interesting to see the kind of food the ancient Egyptians eat. There are so many grains and fruits remaining from 4000 years ago and more. We know the pyramid...
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Wekalet El Ghoury - Wekalet el Ghouri Arts Center

Egyptian Tanoura Show is different from the Turkish Whirling Dervishes! The Tanoura Show originated in egypt and is usually performed by Egyptian Sufi Muslims and the Tanoura is similar to the...
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Islamic Cairo

One of 20 caravanserais left in Cairo, Wikalet Bazar'a dates from the 17th century. Despite being built in the Ottoman period, it follows the plan of Mamluke-period Cairene caravanserais, which...
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Mosque of Muhammad Ali - Alabaster

At the opposite side of the Mohamed Ali mosque there is the smaller El Nasir mosque which I enjoyed more as it was poorer I mean not as much decorated as the other one. This one was built between 1318...
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