Price : 45.00 $
Do you want to experience Coptic Cairo and Coptic Museum? Then go our Half Day Tour and visit the most important locations visited by the Holy Family while the Holy Virgin Mary was escaping from King Herod. Visit the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary, St. Sergius Church which honours the Roman soldiers Sergius and Bacchus, who were martyred in Syria for their Christian faith in AD 296, Ben Ezra Synagogue which is the oldest Jewish Temple in Cairo and the Coptic Museum built on the ruins of the Roman Fortress of Babylon (Al Fustat).
You will meet your Egyptologist guide at the hotel to start the Coptic Cairo Tour, you will be transferred by an exclusive A/C vehicle to the area of the Roman Fortress of Babylon to visit the Hanging Church of the Holy Virgin Mary which is also referred to as the suspended Church, it was built on the Southern gate of the Roman fortress of Babylon and is considered of a basilica style. Continue to visit St. Serguis Church which honours the Roman soldiers Sergius and Bacchus, who were martyred in Syria for their Christian faith in AD 296. The Synagogue of Ben Ezra is your next visit in the same area of Al Fustat which is the oldest Jewish Temple in Cairo dating from the 9th Century A.D and occupies the shell of a 4th-century Christian church. Visit the Coptic Museum which has largest collection of Egyptian Christian artifacts in the world. It was founded by Marcus Simaika in 1908 to house Coptic antiquities. The museum traces the history of Egypt from its beginnings to the present day.
You will then be transferred to your hotel in Cairo by our representative.