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Private tour to the Medieval Cairo and the old famous arts provided by Hassan Shawki

Private tour to the Medieval Cairo and the old famous arts

Private tour to the Medieval Cairo and the old famous arts
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$39.15
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About
Standing proud above the modern city, the Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) is one of Old Cairo’s most striking sights. First built by Saladin in the 12th century, during the Crusader conflicts, the fortress complex houses palaces, museums, and mosques, including Muhammad Ali’s 19th-century Alabaster Mosque. Explore the Saladin Citadel and a historic mosque on a private tour . Learn about the history and architecture of the sprawling complex as you walk the medieval fortifications with your guide, and enjoy sweeping views of Cairo from the walls. Hear the story of Ottoman commander Mohamed Ali Pasha while visiting the exquisite, domed mosque he built during his controversial reign. after that we will continue for a full day tour showing the old Egyptian artifacts from the beginning of history. Then enjoy and Egyptian cuisine at a nearby restaurant before finishing the tour at your hotel.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
Know before you go
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 151375P17
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
Pick up and drop off to your hotel • Air-conditioned vehicle • Bottled water • WiFi on board
Exclusions
Entry Tickets • Optional Lunch buffet • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
Duration
2h
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We will pick you up from your hotel lobby.
Salah Salem Street, Salah Salem St, El-Darb El-Ahmar, Monsha'et Nasser, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Inclusions
Pick up and drop off to your hotel • Air-conditioned vehicle • Bottled water • WiFi on board
Exclusions
Entry Tickets • Optional Lunch buffet • Entry/Admission - Cairo Citadel
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We will pick you up from your hotel lobby.
Salah Salem Street, Salah Salem St, El-Darb El-Ahmar, Monsha'et Nasser, Cairo Governorate, Egypt Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
2h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Salah Salem Street
    Or, you can also get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Cairo Citadel
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
    A few years after defeating the Fatimid Caliphate, Saladin set out to build a wall that would surround both Cairo and Fustat. Built on a promontory beneath the Muqattam hills, a setting that made it difficult to attack, the efficacy of the Citadel's location is further demonstrated by the fact that it remained the heart of Egyptian government until the 19th-Century
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  • You'll end at
    Salah Salem Street
    Salah Salem St, El-Darb El-Ahmar, Monsha'et Nasser, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
    Salah El Din Al Ayouby Citadel
    See address & details
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By: Hassan Shawki
BlueSkiesandSummer
BlueSkiesandSummer
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be careful
female travelers are strongly advised against booking this guide. tourist-traps included as mentioned in the other
harshj2013
harshj2013
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TOURIST TRAPS—Save yourself from this experience
This whole thing is a collection of tourist traps. The tour starts at 8, but the Souq doesn’t open until 11. First,
MickeyMouseFanatic
MickeyMouseFanatic
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Excellent and always on time
Abdul was our guide for this and two other transfers while in Cairo. He was friendly, punctual and knowledgeable. I
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