Egyptian Museum, Old Cairo and Food Tour.
In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, traditions, religion, art, most of the history and style of Egyptians.
The Egyptian Museum in old Cairo tour:
The Egyptian Museum contains the masterpieces for the ancient Egyptian kings and queens.
It also contains the mummy rooms that include the royal mummies for the most famous kings and queens.
The museum also has the collection of the most famous king Tut Ankh Amen.
also, It has about 250,000 pieces, it consists of two floors and divided into rooms.
Don’t miss to get Picture for the mummies that displayed outside the mummy rooms because it’s not allowed inside.
All tourists are travelling to many countries to visit historical sites, but also they want to more about the countries culture, traditions, and to try their traditional food.
Old Cairo it’s better known with the multi-religion complex and Al-Fustat.
The Muslim army leader Amr Ibn Al-Aas built Al Fustat from about 1365 years ago; they took one year to make it; it was overlooking to the Nile.
However, Cairo was the 4th Islamic capital in Egypt after Al-Fustat, Al-Askar and Al-Qataie.
The Fatimid army leader Gawhar Al-Saqlabi built Cairo for the Muslims who were of Shia sect, Cairo constructed in 969 AD.
So, high walls that were separating the Sunni Muslims and Egyptians fro Shia Muslims were surrounding it.
All gates destroyed except for three barriers that still exist.
Cairo has a lot of places to visit and activities to do, so if you are in Cairo, don’t miss to do it like:
Your guide will pick up you from your accommodation.
Then you will move to the museum to start your tour. The guide will explain for you everything about the museum, ancient Egyptian history and art.
You are going to visit one of the biggest museums in Egypt it contains about 250,000 pieces, it also contains the masterpieces for the ancient Egyptian kings and queens. As well as it contains the mummy rooms that contains the royal mummies for the most famous kings and queens.
You are going to enjoy this tour because you will see everything related to the Pharaoenic era, boats, statues, coffins, sarcophagus, monuments and the mummies.
You will walk in the down town to see the local cafes and restaurants, also will see the old building and Tahrir Square, your guide will give you an idea about the Egyptian culture, traditions, costume and religion.
You will move with the car to Old Cairo to continue your tour.
Old Cairo it’s one of the most important places to visit as it was the first Islamic Capital of Egypt
The guide will start with you the tour in old Cairo in Amr Ibn Al-Aas mosque the first mosque in whole Egypt. Then you will move to the hanging church, Saint Barbara church, Saint George church and Segues church. Then we will visit the Synagogue or the Jewish temple.
In this area you will walk like Egyptians between their houses that inside the historical site.
Finally your guide will take you to your accommodation.