Tour to Old Cairo.
In this tour, you are going to understand the ancient and modern culture, traditions, food and style of Egyptians.
It’s one of the most important places to visit as it was the first Islamic Capital of Egypt.
It’s better known with the multi-religion complex and Al-Fustat.
The Muslim army leader Amr Ibn Al-Aas has built Al Fustat from about 1365 years ago.
They took one year to build it, it was overlooking to the Nile.
It’s known by the multi-religion complex because there is the first mosque in Egypt, about 7 churches and the Jewish temple, so there is a collection of the three holly religion Islam, Christianity and Judaism.
You can see in the Old Cairo Tour also the most famous hanging church it’s the most beautiful church in Egypt, also there is a Coptic museum it contains the collections of Christian era and the ruins of some monasteries and churches.
It’s a local area nowadays there are a lot of people living there also restaurants, local cafes and markets.
In this area, you will walk like Egyptians between their houses that inside the historical site.
Cairo it 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.
So, it built-in 969 AD and it was surrounded with great walls that were separating the Sunni Muslims and Egyptians fro Shia Muslims.
All gates destroyed except for three gates 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.
The guide will start with you the tour in old Cairo in front of Amr Ibn Al-Aas mosque the first mosque in whole Egypt.
It’s one of the most important places to visit as it was the first Islamic Capital of Egypt. In this area you can visit the oldest church in Cairo which is the hanging church. This area it known by the multi-religion complex because there is the first mosque in Egypt, about 7 churches and Jewish temple
In this area you will walk like Egyptians between their houses that inside the historical site.
Then your guide will get back you to your accommodation.