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Coptic Cairo Half Day Tour

Price Starting From : $40

Coptic Cairo Half-Day Tour

Most of the attractions on our half-day tour of Coptic Cairo are located in the Old Cairo district, which was lucky enough to house the Holy Family during their early Coptic history escaping from persecution. See the Ben Ezra Synagogue, the Hanging Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and St. Barbara's Church.

Don't miss our Cairo Half Day Tours and reserve a unique Coptic Cairo half-day tour to visit most of the highlights in the area of Coptic Cairo | Old Cairo is a place in Egypt where people who follow the Coptic Christian religion live and worship. It is a special area with old churches and important historical sites.

Start your Egypt day tours by visiting the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary which is located in the Masr Al-Qadima neighborhood, in the important archaeological area of Coptic Cairo, it is close to the St. Mina Church next to the Fort of the Roman Fortress of Babylon, the Synagogue of Ben Ezra which is one of the oldest known Jewish worship places in history, and St. Barbara Church which stands to the north of the Coptic Museum in Old Cairo.

also, This Full-day Quad bike at Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum and Felucca ride is the ideal approach to exploring the Cairo landmarks and discovering Egyptian history and culture.

Inclusion
  • All transportation services from your hotel and return back are done by Cairo Top Tours representatives.
  • Entrance fees to the sites are mentioned in the Cairo Day Tours itinerary.
  • Transportation to Old Cairo is done by an exclusive air-conditioned vehicle.
  • English-speaking Egyptologist guide during your Old Cairo Tour.
  • Free bottled water during your Coptic Cairo Tour.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo, if you inquired.
  • The price includes all taxes and service charges.
Exclusion
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping is not included within the prices of our Tours in Egypt.
  • Personal spendings.
  • Prices do not apply during Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.

Begin your Cairo Half Day Tours to Coptic Cairo by meeting our Cairo Top Tours representative and transfer to the area known as Old Cairo to visit the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary which is known in the Arabic language as Al-Mu'allaqa, which means the hung because it was built suspended between two towers on the southern gate of the Roman Fortress of Babylon.

Continue to visit St. Barbara Church which was originally dedicated to Abu Kir and Yohanna (Cyrus and John), some precious items found in this unique church are now displayed in the Coptic Museum. Continue to the Synagogue of Ben Ezra in the same area which is the oldest Jewish worship place in Cairo dating from the ninth century A.D and occupies the shell of a 4th-century Christian church.
You will then be transferred to your hotel in Cairo by our representative after finishing your Coptic Cairo Tour.

 

Price

1 Person

$90 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$60 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$45 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$40 Per Person

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To make the trip to Old Cairo, you have to visit places like: Saladin's castle. After this, you can make a trip to the area of the churches. At the end of the trip, you can take a walk in the street of Khan El Khalili.

The Hanging Church is renowned for its distinctive architectural style, which combines elements of Coptic, Byzantine, and Islamic architecture. The church is built on top of the southern gatehouse of the Babylon Fortress, and its nave is suspended over the passage, giving it the name "Hanging Church." The exterior of the church features beautiful stone façades with intricate carvings and geometric patterns.

Yes, there are entrance fees for some of the religious sites in Coptic Cairo. The fees can vary depending on the specific site and your nationality. For example, the entrance fee for the Coptic Museum and the Hanging Church may apply. It's advisable to check the latest prices and any applicable discounts before your visit.

Even while many visitors to Egypt have a great time without knowing any Arabic, it's still beneficial to pick up a few words to say hello or thank you.

Tanoura is a special dance from Egypt that only men do. The word Tanoura comes from Arabic and means "skirt." The dance involves a man spinning around in circles, always going to the left.

Coptic Cairo is a special place in Egypt where the Christian people live. It is very peaceful and has a long history. People who study old things have found evidence that people lived there a long time ago, even before Jesus was born.
 

The Holy Family went to Old Cairo and stayed in a secret place underground near a big fortress for three months. The small room they stayed in became a church, and later a bigger church was built on top of it.

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