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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

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Cairo

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Other Destinations in Egypt

the Saint Joseph Cathedral is located along the european district of Cairo and sits along the embassy row and is one of the few Latin Rite Roman Catholic Churches in Egypt (there are other eastern...
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City of the Dead

City of the Dead (Qarafa, Arafa) is a four mile long cemetery from northern to southern part of Cairo, Egypt. To the people of Cairo and other Egyptians, it is simply el'arafa which means "the...
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Memphis and Sakkara

On the road approaching the Step Pyramids in Sakkara you will see several carpet making schools on both sides of the road. I have read and heard a lot about these places. Reviews range from overpriced...
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Coptic Cairo

My tour group and I were on our way to see the church of Saint Samaan but in order to do that you have to go through Garbage City . BEWARE If you have a sensitive olfactory nerve (that is strong...
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Mosques

Tucked away amid the modern urban area of Cairo lies one of the world's oldest Islamic cities, with its famous mosques, madrasas, hammams and fountains. Founded in the 10th century, it became the new...
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Eating and Drinking

It was a rare privilege of watching how to make pita bread as m videos here will show as I have watched how this iconic flatbread of the middle east and India and North Africa is being made in one of...
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Gizeh Pyramids

The most amazing pyramid views and experience can be had whilst either riding a horse or camel through the desert or having drinks or dinner on the best terrace in Giza. It wasn't until I'd lived in...
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Papyrus

If you like to buy some real hand painted egypt pictures on real papyrus I recommend Queen of Egypt Papyrus. They have a large collection of paintings and they also use to have demonstrations on how...
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Bridges

If you're lucky enough to avoid all the tourist package tours and take your time walking around in this big city its a good idea to stay close to the Nile . You just have to get used to the crazy...
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Khan el Khalili

As there are thousands of shops/stalls in the Khan you will never be at a loss for places to stop, people to watch, items to browse and shop for. Go to the Khan if you are pressed for time(in my...
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Zamalek

The zamalek area is one of the quitest places in Cairo,I always love to cruise around it. This picture was taken from Cairo Tower...the area to the left of the picture is the Zamalek. The big orange...
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Watching the Cairo Sunset

Watching the Sunset in Cairo while in the tour bus is a pleasent experience as we were able to take pictures of the sun setting and with the aid of our powerful optical zoom cameras, we were able to...
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Mass at St. Joseph Cathedral

as this is the last day of our holyland pilgrimage and with egypt as the last stop, we had our last mass at the Roman Catholic St. Joseph Cathedral in the Center of Old Cairo, along the embassy row...
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Franciscan Missionary Sisters Monastery

the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary is a Roman Catholic Religious Order, founded in Cairo, Egypt in 1868 by Blessed Mary Catherine Troiani, O.S.F and is one of the few...
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1089 Corniche El Nile, PO Box 63, Cairo, 11519, Egypt
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Pyramids Rd, Giza, Egypt
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16 Saray El Gezira St, Cairo, 11211, Egypt
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Corniche El Nil, PO Box 60, Cairo, Egypt
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35 Giza Street, Giza, 12311, Egypt
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Ring Road, Mirage City, Cairo, Egypt
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Top Things to Do in Cairo

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Khan el Khalili

Best tip for here would be to walk like an Egyptian. Walk, acknowledge hello's and welcome with a smile, say Shukran and KEEP walking. Don't initially express excitement through your eyes, they are...
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Egyptian Museum of Antiquities

The Cairo Museum contains the world's most impressive collection of ancient Egyptian art. The beautiful edifice itself, designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon, was built in 1903, during...
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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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Cairo Citadel - Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel

The citadel is located at the bottom of Moqattam' Hills, Saladin in 1176 started to build it, and he is said to have used stones from the small pyramids of Giza. The only things remaining from the...
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Great Sphinx - Abu Al-Hol

More than a mystery guarding the pyramids, the sphinx is a complex, with a temple showing some interesting details in its construction. (And providing a few blessing shades that give time to think and...
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Art & Architecture & History

Located just south of Madrassa el-Ghouriyya on Motaz Ledin Illah Street, Wikalet el-Sayf is probably the last caravanserai built in Cairo when architectural taste began to shift more in favour...
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"القاهرة"
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"Cairo`s yellow pages!"
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"Cairo- Umm el Dunya"
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"CAIRO... still thinking of..."
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"Cairo"
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