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Half Day Tour to Saladin Citadel and Islamic Cairo

Hosted by a member of the Cairo City Outings & Adventure Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Fri 26 Oct 12:30 - 15:30

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Where you visit Islamic sites in Cairo such as the citadel of Salah Eldin , Mohammad Ali mosque, El Sultan Hassan mosque and Khan elkhalili bazars.

The assembly point is in front of the citadel's main gate from 12pm to 12:30pm.

Our tour starts at 12:30pm in the citadel where you visit Mohammad Ali mosque that has been considered one of the most beautiful mosque in Cairo it also known as the Alabaster mosque because its outer walls has covered by Alabaster stones.

Then followed by a visit to the most and biggest mosque in Cairo which is Sultan Hassan mosque that was founded by Sultan Hassan in Protected content the mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near to the citadel in Cairo. It's construction began Protected content Protected content with work ending three years later "without even a single day of idleness" at the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for it's fantastic size and Innovation architectural components. The mosque was designed to include schools for all four of the Sunni schools of though:Shafi'i , Malaki,Hanafi and Hanbali.

End our tour by a visit to El Hussain mosque in Cairo. Hallowed mosque believed to be the burial site of the head of the prophet Mohammad's grandson.

It is preferred to wear comfortable shoes and a hat as protection from sun and your ID.

After the tour it is up to attendees to decide to go to a nearby cafe together.

Tour guide: Menna Sallam with extensive guiding experience.

Tour language: English.

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Costs: Protected content per person including entrance ticket and tour guide fees.

Ahmed Haron will be a co host with me; and either of us can answer your questions. 😊