On the third day, we will transfer you to downtown Cairo, to visit the Egyptian Museum located in Tahrir Square in Cairo, where we will take a tour of each hall of the museum to see the masterpieces that the museum houses.
After leaving downtown Cairo, we will head to a near local restaurant before transferring to Old Cairo. There, we will start first with the Islamic part by visiting the Mamluk Mosque and Madrasas of Sultan Hassan, and the mosque of Ibn Tulun the oldest standing mosque in Africa built over one thousand years ago.
Then, you will be transferred to Coptic Cairo. You will start sightseeing in the Coptic district of Cairo to see an Old Roman fortress built by Emperor Trajan, the Roman fortress of Babylon. Move to the Hanging Church which is built above the ruins of the fortress.
We will also take you to the Church of Abu Serga, which is built above the cavern of the Holy Family, as well as the Old Cairo synagogue also known as Ben Ezra Synagogue which has an exciting history as one of the oldest synagogues in Cairo. Learn more about Coptic Cairo with your guide, and then you will stop for delicious lunch in Old Cairo.