Egyptian Museum, Mosques & Bazaars tour
>> Tour Description
Cairo, Egypt 4 Hours Start your day tour with a professional tour guide to visit The Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square. Continue visits to Citadel, Mohamed Ali Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, Al-Rifai Mosque, and finally, stop by Khan El Khalili Bazaar (or Grand Bazaar).
>> Tour Highlights
The Egyptian Museum – Citadel with Mohamed Ali Mosque – Sultan Hassan Mosque – Al- Rifai Mosque and Khan El Khalili bazaar Tour
>> Tour Availability
Days ->> Available all days.
Locations ->> Available in Cairo & Giza.
Price 85 $
- Pick up & drop off transfer from your hotel in Cairo.
- Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin & Mohamed Ali Mosque, Sultan Hassan Mosque, and Referee Mosque.
- One small bottle of mineral water during the day tour, our tour guide will handle it for clients while they are boarding the coach.
- Professional tour guide
- Meals or drinks.
- Personal expenses.
- The Egyptian Museum
The Egyptian Museum is the largest and most comprehensive museum of ancient Egyptian artifacts in the world. It houses over 100,000 objects and includes exhibits on ancient art, architecture, jewelry, daily life, religion, and warfare. Some of the highlights of the museum include the mummies of King Tutankhamun and other pharaohs, the treasures of the New Kingdom pharaohs, and the collection of ancient papyrus texts.
- The Citadel
The Citadel is a medieval fortress located on a hill overlooking Cairo. It was built by the Muslim ruler Saladin in the 12th century and was used as a military stronghold and royal residence for centuries. Today, the Citadel is a popular tourist attraction and includes several museums, mosques, and other historic buildings. Some of the most notable features of the Citadel include the Alabaster Mosque, the military museum, and the National Police museum.
- Mohamed Ali Mosque
The Mohamed Ali Mosque is located inside the Citadel and is an iconic landmark of Cairo. It was built in the 19th century by the Ottoman ruler Mohamed Ali as a tribute to his son who died in a battle against the Wahhabis. The mosque is known for its distinctive architecture, which blends Ottoman, Mamluk, and Islamic styles. Visitors can climb to the top of the mosque for panoramic views of Cairo.
- Sultan Hassan Mosque
The Sultan Hassan Mosque is located in the heart of historic Cairo and is considered one of the most impressive examples of Islamic architecture in the world. It was built in the 14th century by the Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan and includes a large prayer hall, a minaret, and several courtyards. The mosque is known for its intricate tilework, stucco decorations, and soaring arches.
- Al-Rifai Mosque
The Al-Rifai Mosque is located next to the Sultan Hassan Mosque and is another important example of Islamic architecture in Cairo. It was built in the 19th century and includes a large prayer hall, several mausoleums, and a museum. The mosque is known for its beautiful marble floors, intricate carvings, and impressive dome.
- Khan El Khalili Bazaars
Khan El Khalili Bazaars is a historic shopping district located in Cairo, Egypt. It is one of the oldest and most well-known souks (marketplaces) in the Middle East, dating back to the 14th century. The bazaar is famous for its traditional architecture, winding streets, and colorful displays of goods. Visitors can find a wide range of products, including spices, textiles, jewelry, souvenirs, and handicrafts. Bargaining is a common practice in the bazaar, and visitors are advised to negotiate prices before purchasing items. The bazaar is also home to several coffee shops and restaurants where visitors can rest and enjoy traditional Egyptian cuisine. Overall, the Khan El Khalili Bazaars is a vibrant and bustling hub of commerce and culture in the heart of Cairo.