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    Starts At 10:00 am Pickup from your hotel by our expert tour guide and transfer to the Citadel of Salah El Din in Cairo Where you visit Mohamed Ali Mosque that has been considered one of the most beautful mosque in Cairo it also know as the Alabaster Mosque because its outer walls has been Covered by Alabaster Stone 

    Then Followed by another big famous Mosque Which is Al-Rifa’i Mosque The building is located opposite the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, which dates from around 1361, and was architecturally conceived as a complement to the older structure. This was part of a vast campaign by the 19th century rulers of Egypt to both associate themselves with the perceived glory of earlier periods in Egypt‘s Islamic history and modernize the city.

    Then Followed by a visit to the Most and Biggest mosques in Cairo which is El Sultan Hassan Mosque that also known as `Madrasa El Sultan Hassan` that was founded by Sultan Hassan in 1356 A.D The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near The Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later “without even a single day of idleness”. At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for its fantastic size and innovative architectural components. Commissioned by a sultan of a short and relatively unimpressive profile, al-Maqrizi noted that within the mosque were several “wonders of construction”. The mosque was, for example, designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of thought: Shafi’i, Maliki, Hanafi and Hanbali

    Then drive to Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo it`s also known as the mosque of the most resplendent  is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt.Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commissioned its construction for the newly established capital city in 970. Its name is usually thought to allude to the Islamic prophet Muhammad's daughter Fatimah, a revered figure in Islam who was given the title az-Zahrā  .the shining or resplendent one.It was the first mosque established in Cairo,a city that has since gained the nickname "the City of a Thousand Minarets

    End your day tour By a visit to El Hussein Mosque in Cairo .Hallowed mosque believed to be the burial site of the head of the prophet Muhammad's grandson.

    At the end of the tour our guide will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your central Cairo hotel
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Private tour
    • Snacks (Water,Pepsi Can,Chips)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Snacks
    • Bottled water
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Seeing Islamic Cairo is a must if you have time! We had a great tour with is Ayman Gabry last week. He did a great job providing the history of the various Mosques we visited and made the whole experience easy and enjoyable! Highly recommend!
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    Response from Resort28504041233, Guest Relations Manager at day trip to Islamic Cairo
    Responded 3 weeks ago
    Dear our valued customer Thank you for writing this fantastic review and giving our dealership such an excellent star rating . It’s great to hear we were able to go above and beyond your expectations and provide you with a memorable experience . We look forward to seeing you again soon . Best regards, Emo Tours Eygpt
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    Sayed is an excellent guide. He made our islamic Cairo trip unforgettable. His thorough explanation of all details of the mosques made the tour extremely enriching. Thank you Sayed, and sorry I ran out of cash to reward you adequately for your excellent service. I highly
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    Response from Resort28504041233, Guest Relations Manager at day trip to Islamic Cairo
    Responded Sep. 17, 2019
    Dear Valued Customer, We thank you for sharing your pleasant experience which will serve as a further source of inspiration for us to achieve higher standards of hospitality excellence. there are a lot of amazing things to discover around Egypt , and we will be waiting to show you the treasures of our country .We appreciate your time and efforts in Providing a feedback to us . we look forward to welcoming you again Thank you Emo Tours Egypt
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    I enjoyed my tour of Islamic Cairo. My tour guide, Ahmed Hamed, was very knowledgeable and allowed me to choose what I wanted to see so, I chose the Citadel, Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan, and Al-Rifa'i Mosque. It was a memorable experience; one I will not forget. I highly
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    Response from Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at day trip to Islamic Cairo
    Responded Jun. 11, 2019
    Dear guest , Thank you so much for your kind words, Dear . We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us—and we agree, Emo Tours Egypt is truly a gem to have you as a valuable guest ! We count ourselves lucky for customers like you. We look forward to working with you again in the future! Sincerely, Emo Tours Egypt.
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    Our amazing tour guide Ehab Massoud, took us to Salah Eldin Citadel, a great landmark of ISlamic history, we then visited the great mosque of Mohaammed Ali, Ehab was fun, polite and has a deep knowledge of the islamic history of Egypt, we loved his sense of humor and his
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    Response from Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at day trip to Islamic Cairo
    Responded Jun. 11, 2019
    Dear guest, Thank you very much for such a great review . We work really hard to offer the best travel services in the best possible environment . So I’m happy to see that reflected on your last visit . I made sure that your tour guide got the recognition he deserved . he was really happy to see your review . Hope to see you again soon . Sincerely , Emo Tours Egypt
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    We had brilliant tour with Ahmed salem. We were taken around to Islamic landmarks of Cairo and given information about them. We had ample time at each landmark. Overall a great day
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    Response from Monaemotours, Guest Relations Manager at day trip to Islamic Cairo
    Responded Jun. 13, 2019
    Dear guest, Thank you for sharing this special Review about your one day tour in Cairo with us it’s been such a wonderful day, and we really appreciate you sharing it with us. Best Regards Emo Tours Egypt
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