Cairo is The largest Islamic capital in the Middle East which was known in the medieval period as the City of 1000 Minarets , So in one day tour explore the highlights of Islamic Cairo .
– Pick up from your hotel or other
– Transfer by modern air conditioned private car
– Expert Egyptology tour guide speaking your languages
– Entrance fees for all sights mentioned in the itinerary
– Bottle of water and snacks
-Wifi on board
– All taxes
– Extra ticket like pyramids inside and solar boat
– Personal needs
– Tipping – recommended
Around the clock on the time we mentioned our expert tour guide will pick you to start your tour experience .
Start your tour by Cairo Citadel which was built by an order of the king Saladin the largest fort an castle in the medieval period 153,000 meter square it was built between 1176 to 1183 CE to protect Cairo from Crusaders Only few years after defeating Fatimid Caliphate , Saladin recycled the stones of Giza Pyramids to finish faster as he can , It was used as Royal Court Since Al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalaoun till Muhammad Ali Pasha 1807 CE who built two great palaces Salamlik Haremlik and one of the master piece of Turkish mosques in the world Muhammad Ali alabaster mosque in 1828 to 1848 CE , Perched on the summit of the Citadel .
Then drive to The Mosque – Madrassa of Sultan Hassan which is a massive mosque and madrassa located in the old city of Cairo , it was built during the Mamluk Islamic era in Egypt . Its construction began 757 AH /1356 CE with work ending three years later without even a single day of idleness . At the time of construction the mosque was considered remarkable for it’s fantastic size and innovative architectural components . commissioned by an -Nasir Hasan .
The Mosque of Sultan Hasan is one of the largest mosques in the world that considered th pyramid of the Islamic architecture ,measuring 150 m in length and covering an area 7,906 square meter .its wall rise to 36 m and its tallest minaret to 68 m .
Then drive to The Mosque of Ibn Tulun which is located in Cairo , Egypt . It is the Oldest mosque in the City surviving in its original form , and is the largest mosque in Cairo in terms of land area .
The mosque was commissioned by Ahmed ibn Tulun , the Turkish Abbassied governor of Egypt from 868 – 884 whose rule was characterized by de facto independence .
After that finish your tour walking through the oldest street in the world Muizz street which is one of the oldest streets in Cairo , approximately one kilometer long , A United nations study found it to have the greatest concentration of medieval architectural treasures in Islamic world . The street is named for Muizz li-Din Allah , the fourth Caliph of Fatimid dynasty , The Street is considered as an open historical book of Islamic history of Egypt .
After that back to your start point
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