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Visit to the Citadel of Salah Ed-Din Located high atop Cairo, the Citadel boasts magnificent views of the city. Built by the Arab hero Salah ad-Din, the Citadel primarily functioned as a military garrison, as well as serving as a royal residence for over 700 years.
Continuing in the historical traditions of Islamic Cairo, our Cairo tour next pays a visit to the famous Sultan Hassan Mosque, which dates back to the 13th century. Considered to be one of the masterpieces of Islamic art and architecture, its history also includes time spent as a school. Equally as impressive is the Mohamed Ali Mosque, one of Cairo’s most visible landmarks, with its twin minarets rising high atop the Citadel, then will continue to visit Ibn Touloun Mosque the oldest mosque in Egypt as well as the whole of Africa surviving in its full original form, and Gayer Anderson Museum (Beit El Kertlia) which located in a beautiful historical house in Cairo It was built in 1631 by a wealthy man called Mohamed Ibn Hah Salem Ibn Gelmam, The house is considered to be one of the most marvelous historical structures in Egypt and the museum is a popular tourist attraction.
Then will visit El Moez Street one of the remaining old Gates of Cairo Wall which was built during the Fattimed period of Bab Zewila, passing through ALAzhars and the Qasaba of Radwan Bey (al-Khayamiya street), and finally ending at the great Qarafa necropolis (the Southern Cemetery or City of the Dead)
From the top of it you will enjoy the view of old Cairo & then will continue going for shopping for handmade special products from the tent market (khayamiya) Then experience the classic Egyptian markets at the notorious Khan Al-Khalili bazaar it’s one of the world’s largest bazaars, and offers a truly authentic local Cairo experience. Among the world’s oldest bazaars, dating back to 1382, Khan el-Khalili offers an experience unique to the old streets of Islamic Cairo, and affords the opportunity to engage with locals, as locals do, hunting for bargains and relaxing with a coffee as the hustle of the bazaar passes you by. We will stop for lunch.