Islamic Cairo walking tour

From USD 22

Departs: Daily morning or evening
Duration: 4 hours (approx)
Type: Half day Cairo tour
Highlights: Muizz Street and Khan El Khalili Bazaar, Al Azhar


Take a walk on Muizz street which is considered an open-air museum, where stunning Islamic buildings, which are decorated with different patterns and colors. Finishing our tour, then wander through the labyrinthine Bazaar Khan El Khalali, which is one of the main attractions of Cairo. Originally, the Khan al-Khalali area was a mausoleum called El Zaafran for the burial of the Fatimid caliphs. The Islamic Cairo walking tour starts from Bab El Fotouh one of gates of Cairo and takes you through fascinating monuments lining the Muizz street from the two sides ending at Bab Zweila and the tent maker bazaar.

Islamic Cairo walking tour highlights 

  • Islamic Cairo walking tour highlights
  • Take a long walk along Muizz street
  • See the mosques that lines the Muizz stree
  • Get a look at Al Aqmar mosque and Al Hakim mosque
  • Pass by the Sabils and Hamams
  • Get to know the gates of Cairo
  • Pass by Khan El Khalili Bazaar
  • See Al Azhar Mosque and you can go inside if it is open for visitors 

From USD 22

احجز الآن

Look beyond the pyramids and pharaohs, and discover the Islamic part of Cairo where you will have a walking tour along Muizz street from Bab El Fotouh till Bab Zweila with a stop at Khan El Khalili and Al Azhar Mosque.
al-muez street is one of the most important streets of islamic cairo because of its shrines and mosques such as (al-qamar mosque, sultan barqouk mosque) passing through areas and neighborhoods with a long history such as al-azhar, al-ghuriya, al-hussein area and khan al-khalilial-muez street is one of the most important streets of islamic cairo because of its shrines and mosques such as (al-qamar mosque, sultan barqouk mosque) passing through areas and neighborhoods with a long history such as al-azhar, al-ghuriya, al-hussein area and khan al-khalili

al-muez street is very large (imagine that it is approximately 1000 meters) starting from bab al-fotouh, passing through the nahasin area and khan al-khalili, and then is cut off by two streets going and coming (jawhar al-qayyed street, which is al-muwski andal-azhar street)at al-ghuriyyah and al-fahameen, and after that you continue on the jewelers, the alley of al-medaq and al-sukqah. 
You will have an opportunity to see Al Azhar mosque and you can go inside if it is permitted during the day of the visit.

Highlights

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Inclusions

✓ Hotel Pick up and drop off

✓ Transfer by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle

✓ Professional English speaking tour guide

✓ All taxes and service charges

 

Exclusions

x Tipping (recommended)

x Insurance

x Personal spending
x Entrance fees if applicable 

Route

  1. Cairo