Cairo, the capital, heart and brain of Egypt, attracts many local tourists who book tours to explore this wonderful city which is one of the best tourist destinations on Earth. This city is also visited by many travelers from all over the world, in order to enjoy its wonderful tourist areas. In order to enjoy your Cairo tours in the best possible way, you should book with a reliable travel agency like Egyptatours, where you will get a complete tour that includes all safety requirements and you will enjoy the best possible time.
What sites you should visit during our Cairo Tours
|Giza Pyramids Complex||Sultan Hassan Mosque|
|The Great Pyramid||Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque|
|The Great Sphinx||The hanging Church|
|The Valley Temple of Khafre||Moez Street|
|Saqqara Step Pyramid||Al Azhar mosque|
|Memphis City||Ben Ezra Synagogue|
|Red Pyramid at Dahshur||Ibn Tulun Mosque|
|Bent Pyramid at Dahshur||Baron’s Palace|
|Salah al-Din Citadel||Mohamed Ali Mosque|
Unforgettable Cairo Tours for Every Traveler Type
Giza Pyramids Tourthe pyramids in the past were part of the city of Memphis, the Egyptian capital, over several historical periods, and the tombs of the kings of the Old Kingdom were built for this purpose, and they were in the historical period between the Third Dynasty until the Sixth
Giza Pyramids Complex
The Egyptian pyramids are originally tombs for the Pharaohs. They are among the most famous features of Egypt in the Pharaonic civilization. They are located in Giza Governorate in a place called the “Giza Plateau.” They are three pyramids. The Great Pyramid is the only pyramid of Khufu that is still in place until now. The reign of King Khufu in 2630 B.C. As for the pyramid of Khafre and Menkaure, despite their hugeness, they are the smallest of the pyramid of Khufu, so the picture comes gradually in size between the three pyramids.
The Great Pyramid
If we go to the pyramids of Giza, and stand in front of the Great Pyramid, we will feel the greatness of the ancestors who left us this great civilization. The pyramid of King Khufu is considered the largest pyramid in Egypt. This great Egyptian king who lived about 4,500 years ago chose the Giza plateau: to build his great pyramid on it.
The pyramid of King Khufu still excites the imagination of children and youth of the world everywhere. They believe that there are many secrets that have not yet been discovered. From secret chambers that are still buried inside the pyramid, and some still wonder how the ancestors thousands of years ago managed to build this pyramid, which is considered, along with the other pyramids of Giza, one of the seven wonders of the world that still remain until now.
The Great Sphinx
The Great Sphinx of Giza is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Egypt and the world. It is a limestone statue in the form of a mythical creature with a lion’s body and a human head. The statue stands on the west bank of the Nile on the Giza Plateau in Egypt, facing directly from the west. to the east.
The word “Sphinx” is the Greek word that bears the original Egyptian name “Ssp Ankh”, which means the living image, and it means the image of the first king that combines mental strength with physical strength.
Mental strength is represented in the human head, while physical strength is represented in the body of the lion. Therefore, it is said that the ancient Egyptians were able to tame the violent character of the lion through human intelligence, which turns it into a quiet divine force.
The Valley Temple of Khafre
Cairo Tours also includes a visit to the Valley Temple of King Khafre . Between the three pyramids and the famous Sphinx, lies a distinctive archaeological landmark that occupied an important historical place in the Pharaonic civilization. It is the Valley Temple of Khafre, which was built at the time of the Pharaohs along the river. It is placed in the sarcophagus, and when visiting the pyramids, visitors can tour the temple and see its gate, which is still standing.
Saqqara Step Pyramid
The Saqqara antiquities area is linked to the most important archaeological landmark in the heart of its land, which is the “Pyramid of Djoser”, which is located in the northern region of Saqqara, next to a group of tombs and temples, and around it is a group of small affiliated pyramids.
The “Pyramid of Djoser” is not the most important archaeological landmark, being the largest and most prominent, but rather because it is the oldest integrated stone building in the world, and the first model for building the pyramids about a hundred years before the construction of the three pyramids. It was owned by King Djoser, one of the kings of the Pharaonic Third Dynasty.
The construction of the pyramid of Djoser at that time was the first architectural development for the construction of the royal tombs, as the tombs were built from a mastaba or one step, but the famous architect “Imhotep” and one of King Djoser’s ministers decided to build the king’s tomb in a unique architectural form, in the form of terraces, to be Building the pyramid in a gradual manner with six terraces. The pyramid of Saqqara is one of the most amazing monuments in Cairo tours.
One of the ancient Egyptian cities, which is known as Manfar or Memphis, in addition to its famous name Memphis, it was classified as one of the world heritage cities, and it was founded in the year 3200 BC, by King Narmo, and he took it as his capital and for all of Egypt, specifically during the ancient state that was known as the Dynastics, Its inhabitants worshiped the god Ptah. Currently, it is located near the Saqqara region, on the southern side of the capital, Cairo, nineteen kilometers away from it, and the city was known as the White Wall, and this name remained on it until the twenty-sixth century BC, until the Egyptians called it Man Nafar, but the Greeks distorted The name became Memphis until the Arabs came and called it Manfa.
The city of Memphis occupied and still occupies the first place in terms of importance compared to the rest of the ancient Egyptian historical cities, specifically located in the northern and southern sides of it. BC, and the aim of its establishment was to unite the upper and lower sides of Egypt, to become under one command and control, and at the same time to be the new national capital of Egypt. And it remained so until the end of the Old Kingdom, to include the succession of the First to Eighth Dynasties, and despite the spread of settlements belonging to the royal family on the eastern banks in the Maadi region, to the north and south sides of Helwan, the settlements belonging to the city have not been identified until this time. The city of Memphis played a major role in all aspects, including the economic, political and religious aspects, throughout the historical Egyptian period, particularly during the period of conflict between the god Set and the god Hor; Where the number of followers of the first of them increased, which led to the fifth king of the family consolidating his name instead of the word Hoor on the front facade of the royal palace.
Red Pyramid at Dahshur
It is also known as the Northern Pyramid, and its construction dates back to the era of Pharaoh Senefru, and it is the third largest Egyptian pyramid, after the pyramid of Khufu and Khafre, and the first fully built pyramid in the history of Egyptian pyramid architecture. The height of the Red Pyramid is 105 meters, and the entrance is located on the northern wall, and it is the only pyramid that does not contain underground passages, and it is believed that Pharaoh Sneferu is buried in it.
Bent Pyramid at Dahshur
It is also called the curved pyramid, and it is the first of the three pyramids that Pharaoh Sneferu ordered to build. It took 14 years to build the pyramid. The reason for the inclination of the pyramid is due to the cutting of stones, and the softness of the soil on which the pyramid was built, as it was built on clay soil, and the pyramid contains two entrances, one The entrances are located on the north side, and the other is located on the western side of the pyramid, and inside the pyramid there are a number of rooms and corridors. Don’t miss the Magical Pyramids in Your Cairo Tours
Islamic sites in old Cairo Tours
Salah al-Din Citadel
The Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, like the rest of the Egyptian monuments, is not just a building built and stood against time, but rather a gateway to history, through which the visitor crosses the machine of different times in the history of Egypt, to witness historical stories and interesting tales that end, and enters of his own free will, events, struggles, victories and setbacks that the country has known. throughout its history.
The castle combines the trilogy of rule, art, and conspiracy or massacre, as it was the seat of government from the time of the just king until the era of Muhammad Ali, to come the massacre that was carried out by the governor against the Mamluks, whose gruesome facts and bloodshed contradict with the architecture that characterizes the buildings of the castle.
The Citadel of Salah al-Din is one of the most important and prominent tourist attractions in Cairo, and in Egypt in general, as it witnessed a watershed history that passed through the guarded Egypt, and it remained majestic, as are all those events that it went through.
Mohamed Ali Mosque
A special splendor and charm enjoyed by the Muhammad Ali Mosque in Cairo. When you see it from afar and before even approaching it, you will feel your body shudder, as it has a spiritual aspect beside its ancient heritage, which makes life pulse between its walls, and it smells of atoms that make your heart humbled and your soul calm and satisfied.
Here, in Cairo tours (the Egyptian capital), specifically inside the Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi at the top of Mount Mokattam, the Muhammad Ali Mosque has stood tall since its founding in 1830 AD by order of Muhammad Ali Pasha, who died and was buried in this place, to come after Abbas Pasha I and order attention to its decorations. To turn the mosque into the most beautiful thing that Muhammad Ali Pasha established during his reign.
“Unique design” are two words that can describe the Muhammad Ali Mosque in the Citadel, which was developed by the Turkish engineer Yusef Bushnaq, when he borrowed it from the Sultan Ahmed Mosque in Istanbul. Where he designed the court and the basin, made minor modifications to it, and completed the design from the inside with motifs of Byzantine art.
Ibn Tulun Mosque
Ibn Tulun Mosque: If floods, it does not sink, and if it burns, it does not burn
The Ibn Tulun Mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques in Egypt, its unique design attracts you when you see it, and you feel that there is something that distinguishes it from other ancient mosques and religious tourism destinations in Egypt. It is located in Cairo in the Arab Republic of Egypt, specifically in the middle of the Sayyidah Zeinab neighborhood, on an area estimated at about 6.5 acres, and Ahmed Ibn Tulun ordered its establishment in 877 AD.
The Ibn Tulun Mosque, seeing it has a special charm as it combines the spiritual and heritage aspects at the same time, so do not make your visit fleeting, but focus on all its details and memorize them well.
When seeing the Ibn Tulun Mosque, its design, which appears to be square in shape, can be seen in the style in which most of the mosques of the Abbasid state were built. It is one of the largest mosques in Egypt in general, and it is also a suspended mosque. Where it was established on a rocky hill that is higher than the ordinary land, specifically on a mountain known as Jabal Yashkar, whose name many may not know.
Sultan Hassan Mosque
Sultan Hassan Mosque .. An architectural miracle that has become the talk of the world
It combines the strength of the building and the greatness and delicacy of the form and the decorations. It is the jewel and the pride of the ancient Islamic architecture. It is the Sultan Hassan Mosque, which is located in the Citadel area in ancient Egypt, and which monitors the stage of maturity of the Mamluk architecture. It was built by Sultan Al-Nasir Hassan bin Al-Nasser Muhammad bin Qalawun during the period from 757 AH / 1356 AD to 764 AH / 1363 AD during the era of the Bahri Mamluk rule of Egypt
The beginning of the construction of the mosque was on a piece of land known as “the horse market” and in Rumaila Square, which is the area that is currently located in Salah al-Din Square and Mrs. Aisha. Sultan Hassan ordered the construction of the mosque in the year 757 AH – 1356 AD, and he took great care of it and the architecture continued throughout it. His life, where he was spending it with great generosity, so he allocated a huge budget for it, which appears in the immensity of the mosque and the accuracy of its building that dazzled the world.
Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque
Ancient Egypt is a confluence of the distinctive archaeological and religious monuments, as it includes many Islamic, Christian and even Judaic monuments. Islamic.
It is the first mosque built in Egypt and all of Africa and the fourth mosque built in Islam. As soon as you set foot inside the mosque, you feel a state of peace and an emotional atmosphere. The spacious and spacious spaces of the mosque provide a quiet haven from the bustling atmosphere of Cairo. To learn more about the spirit of the place and its features, you must visit the Amr Ibn al-Aas Mosque to discover the charm and splendor of this place, which witnessed the passage of the greatest sheikhs and religious scholars who preached on its pulpit, as it was the greatest witness to many Islamic conquests throughout history.
One of the most Famous Places that you should Visit During Your Cairo Tours Al-Moez Street may seem to you as just a tourist attraction within the landmarks of Egypt’s Islamic heritage, but its tourist strength lies in the different cultures that passed through it, as it combines Fatimid Cairo with the rule of the Umayyads, the Bahraini Mamluks and the Circassians. Unprecedented architectural wealth placed it in the classification of the UNESCO World Heritage List, and from here it was considered not only one of the most important tourist attractions in Egypt, but also the largest open museum of Islamic antiquities in the world.
One of the most beautiful historical sites in the city of Cairo, and this street represents the historical heart of the old city of Cairo, and this distinctive historical site is full of many monuments that were established during the era of the Fatimid state in Egypt. Cairo, and it is characterized by its vibrant Ottoman atmosphere, and many popular shops, gift shops, clothes, antiques, and many other stores are located in it. You can wander on your own or take a fun tour where you can learn more about this street and its distinctive history
Al Azhar mosque
The Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the buildings that are more than a thousand years old, or more, that stands tall as a witness to the most important eras of the Egyptian state, calling out to those who walk around it, “I am, even if God destined my death … you will not see the East raise its head after me.”
A new story among the legends of buildings in cairo tours, in which the Al-Azhar Mosque stands as a witness to Egypt’s historical leadership in various fields of life. It is not just a mosque that has been built for hundreds of years, but rather a historical record of the most important historical eras.
People come to him from all sides, either to be blessed by his position, or to seek knowledge. He presented all sciences, stood against colonialism, and from it came the spark of revolutions, and at the hands of the imams of Al-Azhar Mosque, rejecting injustice is a story from the history book.
Khan El Khalili Bazaar
Khan Al-Khalili is the old one, breaking the pattern taken from tourism as beaches and resorts only, to restore the spirit of the past and its good impact, and to enjoy all its charm.
In the heart of Cairo, specifically in the Al-Hussein area, on a street parallel to Al-Muizz Li Din Allah Al-Fatimi Street, which represents the largest open Islamic museum in the world. This very unique location is what made Khan Al-Khalili Street a tourist and historical attraction and a large and distinct popular market.
Nile Dinner Cruise with Belly Dance
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Explore Cairo Museum Throughout Our Cairo Tours
The Egyptian Museum
In the heart of the most famous Egyptian squares in the center of Cairo, the Egyptian Museum takes its place with its distinctive reddish paint in the far north of Tahrir Square, and is adjacent to a number of exposed artifacts from different ancient Egyptian families, which increase your suspense to step into this huge edifice that contains more than 150,000 pieces. Rare artifacts documenting different eras of the ancient Egyptian civilization.
The Egyptian Museum is the largest and most famous international museum in Cairo tours that was built in the nineteenth century, thanks to its establishment to Muhammad Ali, the founder of modern Egypt, who noticed the fascination of foreign consuls and their sponsorship of ancient Egyptian art
The Grand Egyptian Museum
Here the great King Ramesses II stands in your reception with majesty befitting the civilization and greatness of Egypt. Ramses is preparing to receive more than 5 million visitors that the Grand Egyptian Museum is expected to receive each year in Cairo tours
It is not just an ordinary museum, but rather the largest museum in the world, as befits the greatest civilization as well. It is linked to one of the Seven Wonders of the World, which is the Egyptian pyramids, with a tourist walkway of 2 kilometers in length, and displays more than 100,000 artifacts representing the different eras of Egypt. The largest collection of ancient Egyptian civilization, with signs explaining each piece in ancient Egyptian, Arabic, and English.
The Grand Egyptian Museum interest in the museum was not limited to a tourist walkway or a complete tourist area that includes all services such as hotels, restaurants and others near the pyramids and the Grand Egyptian Museum, but it also reached the construction of a new airport, the Sphinx Airport, ready to receive all tourists from everywhere in the world, which allows receiving Special trips to the museum and the pyramids, and accommodation next to them in nearby hotels.
National Egyptian Museum
Civilization Museum | Within the neighborhoods of ancient Egypt and in the depths of the city of Fustat, one of the most important and largest archaeological museums of the modern era is located, which is the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, which is the capital of the entire Egyptian history.
It includes fifty thousand artifacts that depict all stages of the development of Egyptian civilization, from the pre-dynastic era to the present day. Ancient Egyptian civilization.
On the third of last April 2022, Tahrir Square was decorated with pharaonic lights and inscriptions, and it turned into a pharaonic piece to transfer royal mummies from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir to the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.
Where 22 mummies were transported from families 17,18,19,20, including 18 kings and 4 queens, in chariots decorated with pharaonic drawings. .
As if the musical compositions brought the mummies back to life, and the mummies made their way through a breathtaking historical scene that made the whole world unable to describe it with any words, only expressions of astonishment and astonishment occupied everyone’s face, and the atmosphere of celebration lasted 40 minutes amid moments of pride and pride from the Egyptians for their great civilization until they safely arrived at their home the new.
Coptic Cairo Tours
The Coptic Museum
In an area rich in a large number of religious monuments in the world, The Coptic Museum was built in the Old Cairo district of Cairo Governorate, behind the walls of the Babylon Fortress, to include more than 16,000 artifacts among its ancient walls, including statues, textiles, icons, paintings and rare manuscripts, dating back to the Egyptian civilization after the introduction of Christianity. Especially under the Roman occupation.
As the largest and most important among the religious museums in the world, the Al-Qasuf Museum includes a collection of the most important Coptic antiquities dating back to the Roman era, which is known as the “Era of Martyrs”, during which Christians were subjected to abuse and torture throughout the first centuries from the birth of Jesus, peace be upon him, until Recognition of Christianity by the Roman Empire.
Meditation on nature and learning about the greatness of the Creator was one of the features that distinguished the period of Christian civilization in Egypt, which the Coptic Museum attaches importance to highlighting. The god “Nilus”, the symbol of the Nile for the Greeks. There is also a group of different geometric designs, and some plant wraps such as grape leaves and acanthus plants.
Built in 1364, the Medieval Synagogue is a small two-room synagogue in Buda Castle – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – that was taken from the Jews after a devastating pogrom in 1686 when a coalition of Christian armies retook Buda from the Ottoman Turks. The synagogue was converted into residential housing and forgotten until the 1960s, when Jewish marks were discovered under the paint on the interior ceiling during the restoration of the buildings by the (then communist) Hungarian government. Since then the room has been open to the public as a museum, but it has never been used as a place of worship Religious yet. You Mustn’t miss this in Your Cairo Tours
The Hanging Church
The Hanging Church is the oldest standing church in Egypt so, its like an unique and Iconic Place To Visit During Your Cairo Tours. It was named by this name because it was built on two of the ancient towers of the Roman fort, which was built in the second century AD. It was renovated over the past different eras. The church consists of a main nave and two small wings, with eight columns between them on each side. Inside, there are many ancient statues of Christ and the Virgin Mary, in addition to parts of Egyptian national newspapers. It was renewed several times and trials of priests, bishops and other offenders took place. It is a wonderful archaeological place with a very distinctive architectural character, and it is a must to go to when visiting Cairo tours with family or friends. It is also an important shrine for all Copts from all over the world so it will be good to make it included in your Cairo Tours
Ben Ezra Synagogue
In order to complete our Cairo tours of the Complex of Religions, we must pass through the Jewish Synagogue, which is the only Jewish monument in the region. Jewish tourists come to visit it because of its sanctity to them, as it was stated in their traditions that the site of the construction of the temple is the place where the sarcophagus of Moses was discovered.
The Synagogue was originally a church and the Christians sold it to Abraham ibn Ezra, the head of the Jewish community, during the reign of Ahmed ibn Tulun, in order to pay taxes. Lots of information about the history of the Jews as well as their sacred texts.
The temple consists of two floors, one for men and the other for women, as well as a preaching platform (bema) in the middle of the middle courtyard, and there are seats for the worshipers, and you will find the candlestick as well as a model of the Ark of the Covenant in which the books of the Sharia were kept.
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