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Old City (Coptic Cairo)
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$37.50*
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Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour including Lunch
Ranked #8 of 312 things to do in Cairo
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Owner description: Once known as the Roman stronghold of Babylon, Cairo’s oldest section is the ancient heart of the Coptic Christian community featuring five original churches, the first mosque built in Egypt and the oldest synagogue, all representing three of the major world religions.
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“nice”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

this is a nice place to go as well as all the rest, it has alot of beautiful churches to go in and see all the art work. is very peacefull place.

Visited September 2012
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“unknown to us”
Reviewed September 24, 2012

My friends had never visited Coptic Cairo before, i had only had a fleeting visit years ago. It's an interesting place, lots of history, a few surprises and very helpful people.We got lost a one point and a boy of 9 calmly took us to a taxi point and refused any reward from us..even sweets!

Visited August 2012
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Dun Laoghaire, Dublin
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“Excellent”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

Great chance to take a break from the chaos of Cairo, take the metro to Coptic Cairo if possible it runs from Tahrir Sq.

Visited September 2012
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Tarragona, Spain
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“A spiritual journey”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

We visited the Coptic Cairo with our guide, who explained the history of any stone and any artwork. You will see the first christian church ever built, the first synagogue and the first mosque of Egypt... each one older than 1 thousand years, at least! You will see different cultures and languages mixing inside and outside such sacred places and we really felt "something" during our visit. Strongly recommended trip even if you are not religious.

Visited September 2012
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Bowling Green OH
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“An experience worth doing!!”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

Being in the back streets of old Cairo - seeing the daily life of real Egyptians - the fragrances, the language, the sounds, the sights, and most of all, the people - so very different, yet felt so much at home!

Visited March 2012
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