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1-Day Old Coptic Cairo Tour

Tour code: 484-11946
From USD $50
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Cairo, Egypt
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 6 Hours

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Visit Cairo (Ben Ezra Synagogue, The Hanging Church).

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  • Included entrance fee of Entrance fees of Hanging Church, Monastery and Church of St George, Ben Ezra Synagogue, Coptic Museum and Abu Serga

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  • Day 1
    Cairo
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Day 1 Cairo

After picked up from hotel in Cairo, we will move to visit the Old Coptic Cairo. This colorful quarter is the original home of the Coptic Christians, one of the world's oldest Christian denominations. We will stop to see the Hanging Church. We will admire the courtyard and interior with its screens, marble pulpit and icons, and hear about its long history. After that, we will continue to visit the Monastery and Church of St George and the Abu Serga, a 5th-century Coptic Church. We will view the 24 interior columns and 12th-century icons on the walls, and learn how the church stands. Then we will also visit the Ben Ezra Synagogue before finishing the tour at the Coptic Museum. We will see some of the 16,000 ancient artifacts on display here, including precious icons and books that illustrate the history of Egypt Coptic community. Cairo has so much to see, feel, eat and buy so if you have time and want to visit more, please inform us in advance and we will arrange it for you. When tour finished, we will travel in comfort back to your hotel.

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