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“gives a real feel of the city”
Review of Islamic Cairo

Islamic Cairo
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Private Islamic Cairo and Tannoura Sufi Dance Show In Wekalet el Ghouri
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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo
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Ranked #11 of 319 things to do in Cairo
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Owner description: After the Muslims conquered Egypt in 641 AD, they built their city, Al-Fustat, on what is now the southern border of modern Cairo. Today, this section of the city contains many important sites including the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Mosque of al-Azhar and the Khan al-Khalili market, which is considered the heart of this area.
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

it was quite an experience with lots of friendly people but i would strongly reccomend that you take a guide.

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed January 9, 2013

it is one of the 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Egypt, El Moaz Street, has the largest number of Islamic monuments in the whole world , there was a project to have a light show there & stop cars & motorcycles from going around the street but all projects were stopped because of the revolution, till 25 Jan 2011, it was very well lit , but most of the lights are not working now , something new , they have a ticket since i think last Nov 100 EGP for 9 sites you can visit - the best in my opinion is Qalaoun & Barquok complex , but all is grea you must go before 4 PM , i suggest go early as the early becomes so crowded starting from 10:30 AM , i suggest go at 8:30 AM walk around from Bab EL Fatouh to Khan el Khalili , it is about a mile , you can rest on some coffee shops on the way , becareful of cars & motorcycle, they don't care much about people walking around, Textile Museum is just wonderful, recentely opened

Thank Maged S
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Reviewed January 7, 2013

All the mosques were interesting but so were the streets and the history in this area. Do not miss it and do it on foot.

Thank tvmovielover50
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Reviewed January 4, 2013

great streets in this village Islamic . lovely ppl there and there are a lot of cafes is good .. i loved hostrical houses there .. and i drank karkadi .. very nice drink

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Reviewed November 30, 2012

We enjoyed touring this historic area of OLD Cairo. It was fun walking through the area where all the shops were displaying their goods. BUT they no longer have the locally made goods. Our Memphis Tour Guide Maha did a fine job of describing the history of the area.

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