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Cairo is the capital of the country and one of the oldest cities in the world. Cairo is a modern city offering every luxury and convenience of the historical past. The Pyramids of Giza built in the 26th Century before Christ, the mosque of Ibn Tulun, a perfect specimen of Arab architecture and the oldest in Cairo built between 876-879; the university of El Azhar, the world's largest center of Islamic education ,dating from the year 898; besides the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel, the Coptic Churches, the monuments of Islamic Arts and so many other places of interest.



Tours In Cairo

Full day Egyptian Museum , Citadel , Bazaar & Lunch Duration 7 Hours
A combined tour is spent experiencing old Cairo itself. A morning visit to the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities to see the ancient treasure of the Old kingdom including the golden beard of king Tutankhamon. Later visit the cities' ancient Citadel, from which we get a breath taking view of the whole city. Salah El Din , arch -adversary of the Crusaders, started the Citadel in the 12th century but it owes its present outline to Mohammed Ali.

Full day Memphis , Sakkara , Pyramids, Sphinx & lunch Duration 7 Hours:
Visiting the three Great Pyramids of Giza, known as one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Visit the 5000 year old Sphinx and the Necropolis of Sakkara the first of the Pyramids. At Memphis , the first ancient capital of Egypt, view the Colossi state of Ramses II .

Notable churches in Cairo
Church of Abu Serge: The basilica style Church of Abu Serga was constructed above the cave in which the Holy Family took refuge.
Al-Mo'alaqa Church: Built in the fifth century over the southern gate of the Fort of Babylon, the basilica - styled Al Mo'alaqa Church is rich in antiquities from the early Christian era.
Church of the Virgin: The eight-century Church of the Virgin contains a number of the valuable icons.
Church of St. Barbara: Completed in the fifth century and rebuilt in the 10th century, the Church of St. Barbara is still surrounding by its original wooden portal.
Church of Mar Girgis: The basilica style Church of Mar Girgis was built over the ruins of an older Church and includes a rare hall dates back to the 13th century.
St. Mark's Cathedral: Recently built in the Abbasiya area, St. Mark's Cathedral is the largest church in Africa. The remains of St. Mark, the first apostle to spread Christianity in Egypt, have been transferred to the cathedral.

Other Noteworthy Sites in Cairo
House of Gamel El Din El Zahaby: The House of Gamel El Din EL Zahaby is a fine example of early 17th century Arab homes.
House of Al-Seheimy: The well-preserved house of Al Seheimy is an excellent model of Islamic architecture.

Dinner & Oriental show
Guests enjoy a typical Egyptian dinner at big tent near the Pyramids of Giza of aboard of aboard a riverboat on the Nile. The evening includes a spectacular Egyptian show with belly dancers and other folkloric performers

Sites To Visit
Sharm El Sheikh
Western Oasis
The Egyptian Museum
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