Day tour to Al Azhar, Al Hussein, Cairo tour, and Giza pyramids.

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With this Cairo Day Tour, you will be taken to visit several sites within a Day tour to Al Azhar, Al Hussein, Cairo tour, and the Giza pyramids. and explore more with the best travel agency Cairo's top tours.

Visiting Al Azhar Mosque and Husseini in Cairo is a great cultural and religious experience, where you can discover important historical and religious sites in the historic heart of the city.

This tour offers a comprehensive experience that combines the religious and cultural aspects of Al-Azhar Mosque and Al-Hussein District, while exploring modern city life in central Cairo and visiting the Pharaonic wonders of the Giza Pyramids.

 
Inclusion
  • pick-up and drop-off service by your private tour leader.
  • an expert Egypt trips tour guide.
  • transfers from one site to another by a private AC Vehicle.
  • all entrance fees are included in the price of your  Egypt day trips.
  • all taxes and charges are included in the price.
  • lunch in an oriental resturant.
Exclusion
  • tipping.
  • any personal expenses during your Cairo day trips.
  • beverage during the meal.
  • any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

Within only a day's tour you will discover more places in Egypt and you will visit the unusual sites starting from the pick-up moment your adventure will begin when you meet our expert tour guide, who will take you by a private AC Vehicle and begin with your first spot the Best day trips in Cairo.

The Giza Pyramids:

one of the historical places in Egypt The pyramids of Giza were built thousands of years ago, by the ancient kings of Egypt, to be their tombs which include all of their needs and treasures.

Cairo tower:

The tallest building in the Capital of Egypt Cairo Tower, which was built by the architect-engineer Naoum Shebib, it will allow you to see Egypt in a different way.

Al Azhar mosque:

Historians differed as to the origin of the name of this mosque, and it is more likely that the Fatimids named it Al-Azhar mosque after Fatima al-Zahra, the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad. The mosque is the second oldest continuously existing university in the world after Al-Qarawiyyin University.

Al Hussien mosque:

The mosque was called by this name due to the people's belief that the head of Imam Hussein is buried there.

then when your tour is done you will be taken all the way back to your hotel which will be the end of your weekend trips from Cairo.

Day meals: Lunch.

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No, You don't have to wear Hijab, but as an experience to try it would be cool.

Yes, you can book your tour of Al Azhar and Al Hussein with us. Whether you can book a tour to Al Azhar and Al Hussein with a specific tour company like Cairo Top Tours would depend on their offered itineraries and the attractions they include in their tours.

Al Azhar Mosque and Al Hussein Mosque are significant landmarks located in the historic area of Islamic Cairo. If you are interested in visiting these sites, 

Old Cairo, also known as Historic Cairo or Coptic Cairo, is a treasure trove of history and culture. This part of the city is rich in religious and historical significance, and it's a must-visit for travelers interested in Egypt's Coptic Christian heritage and Islamic architecture. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Old Cairo:

Hanging Church (Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church): This ancient church is one of the most important Coptic Christian landmarks in Egypt. Its name comes from its location above a gatehouse of the Babylon Fortress, and it's renowned for its beautiful wooden screen and intricate icons.

Coptic Museum: Located adjacent to the Hanging Church, this museum houses an extensive collection of Coptic Christian artifacts, including manuscripts, textiles, sculptures, and religious items.

Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga): This church is believed to be built on the spot where the Holy Family rested during their flight to Egypt. It's one of the oldest Coptic churches in Cairo.

Ben Ezra Synagogue: This historic synagogue has a rich history and is known for its peaceful interior. It's believed to be built on the site where the baby Moses was found in the Nile River.

Amr Ibn Al-As Mosque: This mosque, dating back to the 7th century, is one of the oldest mosques in Egypt and Africa. It's named after Amr Ibn Al-As, the Arab general who conquered Egypt.

Babylon Fortress: Explore the remains of the ancient Roman fortress of Babylon, which was a strategic military installation during ancient times. Some parts of the fortress can still be seen in Old Cairo.

Church of St. Sergius and St. Bacchus: This Coptic Orthodox church is known for its unique architecture and beautiful icons. It's one of the oldest churches in Cairo.

Cave Church (St. Simon the Tanner Monastery): Located in the Mokattam Hills, this church is carved into the rock and offers panoramic views of Cairo. It's an impressive architectural feat.

Saint George's Church (Mar Girgis): This beautiful Coptic Orthodox church is dedicated to Saint George and is known for its stunning stained glass windows.

Old Cairo Gates: Explore the historic gates of Old Cairo, including Bab Zuweila and Bab al-Futuh, which are well-preserved and offer a glimpse into the city's medieval past.

Al-Hussein Mosque: Located in the heart of Old Cairo, this mosque is a significant religious site for Muslims. It's known for its vibrant atmosphere and proximity to the Khan El Khalili Bazaar.

Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church (Maadi): Located in the Maadi district of Cairo, this church features beautiful stained glass windows and is a peaceful retreat from the city's hustle and bustle.

Yes, guided tours to specific historical and cultural sites in Cairo, such as Al Azhar Mosque and Al Hussein Mosque, are often available. These guided tours provide visitors with the opportunity to explore the religious, architectural, and cultural significance of these important landmarks. Here are some details about these sites:

Al Azhar Mosque (Al-Azhar Mosque): Al Azhar is one of the most significant religious and educational institutions in the Islamic world. Guided tours to Al Azhar Mosque typically include visits to the mosque itself, the university, and the surrounding areas. Visitors can learn about the mosque's history, architecture, and role in Islamic scholarship. Guided tours often cover aspects of Islamic culture, history, and religious practices.

Al Hussein Mosque (Al-Hussein Mosque): Al Hussein Mosque is another important religious site in Cairo, known for its historical and cultural significance. Guided tours to Al Hussein Mosque offer insights into the mosque's history, architecture, and role as a pilgrimage site. Visitors can also explore the vibrant Khan el-Khalili market, which is located nearby and is often included in these tours.

 

While Cairo is known for its bustling traditional markets, commonly referred to as bazaars or souks, they typically operate during daytime hours and close in the evening. However, there are certain areas where you can find a lively atmosphere and shops that stay open into the night, creating a nighttime market ambiance. Here are a few areas to explore for a nighttime market experience:

  • Khan El Khalili
  •     Al-Muizz Street.
  • Tahrir Square Area
  •     Zamalek.
  •     Dokki.

Absolutely! Cairo is home to numerous historical temples and mosques, offering visitors a rich cultural and architectural experience. Here are some notable ones:

Historical Mosques:

Mohamed Ali Mosque (Alabaster Mosque): Located within the Citadel, this mosque boasts stunning Ottoman architecture and offers panoramic views of Cairo.

Ibn Tulun Mosque is one of the oldest and largest mosques in Cairo, known for its unique minaret and courtyard design.

Al-Azhar Mosque: A significant center of Islamic learning, it is also one of the oldest mosques globally, with beautiful architectural details.

Coptic Churches:

Hanging Church (Saint Virgin Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church): a significant Coptic church in Coptic Cairo, renowned for its suspended nave and ancient relics.

Saint Sergius and Bacchus Church: an ancient church believed to have been built on the site where the Holy Family stayed during their time in Egypt.

Historic Temples and Shrines:

    Mausoleum of Imam al-Shafi'i: This shrine is dedicated to the founder of the Shafi'i school of Islamic jurisprudence and is known for its tranquil ambiance.

Bab Zuweila Mosque: Featuring a minaret offering panoramic views of Old Cairo, it's a historic mosque dating back to the Fatimid era.

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