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Private tour to the Medieval Cairo and the old famous arts

Private tour to the Medieval Cairo and the old famous arts

By Hassan Shawki
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.
from
$49.00
per adult
from
$49.00
per adult

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Ages 1-90
Duration: 4–6 hours
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Mobile ticket
English


  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • WiFi on board
What's not included
  • 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, Manshiyat Naser, Cairo Governorate 4294010, 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.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point

  • Not wheelchair accessible
If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 151375P17

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • 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

  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 151375P17

Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Salah Salem Street
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    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 return to the starting point
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