Take a half-day tour to St. Simon the Tanner cave church and garbage city in Cairo to discover one of the most fascinating rock-cut monasteries in the history of Coptic Cairo. Visit the garbage city, which has a population of garbage collectors working in recycling in Al-Moqattam hills with our half-day tours of Cairo.
Price : 40.00 $
Half Day Tour to the Cave Church and the Garbage City in Cairo
Enjoy a Half Day Tour to the Cave Church of St. Simon the Tanner and the Garbage City in Cairo to explore one of the most majestic rock-cut monasteries in the history of Coptic Cairo. Saint Simeon's Church and Monastery, also known as the Cave Church, is located in Mount Mokattam, southeast of Cairo, in the area known as the "Garbage City" due to a large number of garbage collectors or scavengers living in the area. Visit the Garbage City at Al-Moqattam Hills with our Cairo Half Day Tours.
Cairo Top Tours guide will meet you anywhere in Cairo or Giza to begin your Cairo Half Day Tours and today you will have the chance to have one of our most enjoyable Cairo Day Tours, you will be transported by an air-conditioned private vehicle to the area known as Al-Moqattam Hills to start your Half Day Tour to the Cave Church of St. Simon the Tanner, who was also known as the shoemaker and he became famous after the miracle of moving the whole hills from its original place as our personal Egyptologist guide will go through the details of this miraculous occurrence, the Monastery of St. Simeon al-Dabbagh in Al-Muqattam, which is considered one of the most important and ancient antiquities of ancient Egypt, as it represents a rare architectural masterpiece that is unparalleled, and is a tourist destination visited by Egyptians and foreigners from various countries of the world.
Visit the Garbage City in Cairo which is considered one of the largest places for recycling garbage and refining its ingredients to be re-used in other industries. The area is unique and incomparable with any other tour to Egypt, the Monastery is a masterpiece of art as it has been cut into the rocks of the mountain with very skillful detail. after finishing your Cairo Trips and before being transferred back to any requested drop-off location in Cairo or Giza.