Egyptian Museum and Alabaster Mosque Tour

Egyptian Museum and Alabaster Mosque Tour
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$85
Duration: 8 hours
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Pay a visit to the famed Cairo Egyptian Museum and get lost among the largest collection of ancient artifacts one can see in one museum, the Museum houses over 120,000 artifacts from all over ancient Egypt, together with the treasures from the famous tomb of the golden King Tutankhamen, and of course the Royal Mummies room.

Then visit the Islamic icon of Cairo; the Citadel of Saladin, constructed in 1172 AD to fortify the city against the crusaders, the castle houses within its walls the famous Alabaster Mosque of King Mohamed Ali (the founder of modern Egypt) his mosque was built in 1823 AD on the very special location of Moqattam mountain to easily over view the triumphant city of Alqahera.

The site enjoys an amazing view of the city; where visitors can watch the chronological expansion of the city from this spot.

With this tour you will get to observe a complete picture of the country's culture and history, as you will admire 2 different sites from different eras and see different scenes of the Egyptian identity through its historical sites. 

Morning pickup from your hotel lobby to visit the overwhelming Egyptian Museum of Cairo escorted by our professional and friendly Egyptology guide and get lost between thousands of some amazing artifacts that you can ever see in one place. 

Then to proceed to the medieval part of Cairo and visit  Saladin Citadel that was constructed in 1172 AD and houses the famous Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali, built in 1823 AD within its walls.

Visit the old Market of Khan El Khalili; locally named as Souq to explore the the medieval and oriental atmosphere of the local market, siping a Mint-Tea or Turkish coffee is an old tradition in such places.
 
Driven back to your hotel.

Pay a visit to the famed Cairo Egyptian Museum and get lost among the largest collection of ancient artifacts one can see in one museum, the Museum houses over 120,000 artifacts from all over ancient Egypt, together with the treasures from the famous tomb of the golden King Tutankhamen, and of course the Royal Mummies room.

Then visit the Islamic icon of Cairo; the Citadel of Saladin, constructed in 1172 AD to fortify the city against the crusaders, the castle houses within its walls the famous Alabaster Mosque of King Mohamed Ali (the founder of modern Egypt) his mosque was built in 1823 AD on the very special location of Moqattam mountain to easily over view the triumphant city of Alqahera.

The site enjoys an amazing view of the city; where visitors can watch the chronological expansion of the city from this spot.