For the purpose of defending the city from attacks by the Europeans, Saladin had the Citadel of Salah al-Din built. It provides privileged views of the city and is currently one of Cairo's top tourist destinations.
Afterward, you'll enjoy visiting the Egyptian Civilization National Museum, which showcases all manifestations of the civilization's diversity and richness throughout its history.
Of course, you have to eat there when you travel to Egypt. At the conclusion of this trip, you will enjoy sailing down the river during the Felucca ride on the Nile. We will take you to lunch at a high-quality restaurant.
In the early morning
Our representative will meet you wherever you are to begin your Cairo Day Tour; we can meet you at your hotel or another location and take you there in a luxurious vehicle.
The largest castle in the Islamic world, the Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, is one of the stops on this journey. It was founded by Sultan al-Nasir Salah al-Din al-minister, Ayyubi's Baha al-Din, during his rule.
Why was Salah al-Citadel Din constructed?
The castle was constructed as Egypt's fortress and administrative center, and from the Ayyubid era until Muhammad Ali's reign, numerous Egyptian rulers added a lot of Historical things
Enjoy visiting Muhammad Ali Mosque, one of Egypt's most opulent mosques, which was built by Muhammad Ali, as your first activity while at Salah El-Din Castle.
Muhammad Ali Al-Basha was neither Egyptian nor Turkish; instead, he was born in Greece. After joining the Turkish army, he rose to the position of commander.
The French were occupying Egypt at that point, so Turkey sent him there because of Napoleon's campaign, He was revered as the Savior by the Egyptians, and because of their adoration for him, he was chosen to be the country's ruler. After that, Muhammad Ali passed away, and the castle eventually housed a tomb for him that you can visit.
The National Police Museum and an exhibit of Egypt's most well-known criminals, including Raya and Sakina, are the second thing you can see at the castle. You can visit a lot of locations and artifacts in the Citadel of Salah al-Din.
The land of the Nile Valley witnessed ancient civilizations, Pharaonic, Greek, Roman, Coptic, and Islamic. Egypt contributed to preserving all the Pharaonic antiquities from being lost, and Egypt to this day.
the first capital of Egypt following the Islamic conquest was Fustat, where the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is situated. Fustat is south of Cairo.
The museum is one of the biggest in the world, it was constructed on a site measuring more than 135,000 square meters. The museum opened its doors in 2017. All of the museum's visitors, from all over the world, were shocked.
Since the museum contains 50,000 artifacts that are displayed in contemporary ways to explain the evolution of the stages of Egyptian civilization, there are many antiquities and civilizations inside.
Naturally, you must also visit the Mummies royal room, which features 22 mummies of ancient Egyptian kings.
after that, We will take you to have Lunch in a good quality restaurant, and at the end of this trip, you will Enjoy sailing down the river during the Felucca ride on the Nile.
After completing this day of exploration, your guide will take you to your hotel in Cairo or the airport.
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