Tour to Medieval Cairo Gayer Anderson Ibn Tulun and Khan El Khalili -

Tour to Medieval Cairo Gayer Anderson Ibn Tulun and Khan El Khalili

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xplore another aspect of Cairo beyond the Pyramids and the other major attractions. The Medieval Cairo Tour will take you to the Ibn Tulun mosque and the nearby fascinating Gayer Anderson Museum or Beit Al Kritlya where you will see a true Cairienne house remaining intact and live the history of its dwellers as you move from one room to another. Afterwards finish your tour by strolling the famous Khan El Khalili Bazaar and see the merchandise and the local products beautifully displayed in the winding alleys of Medieval Cairo. 

 

CHILDREN POLICY:

0 - 01.99 Free
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of the tour price
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price
12 years and over pay the full price of the trip per adult person.

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You will be picked up from your hotel in Cairo. Accompanied by a guide and by air-conditioned vehicle, you will be taken to Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque: It is the third mosque built in Islamic Egypt. It was completed in 878 AD by Al Amir Ahmed Ibn Tulun, founder of the Tulunid Dynasty. The mosque is known for its varied gypsum ornamentation and engravings. It has a unique minaret with staircase from the outside.

Next stop will be Gayer-Anderson Museum: The museum was founded in 1937 in two ancient residences, the Beit el-Kiridiliya from 1632 and the Beit Amna Bent Salim from 1540. In the museum, you will come across the private collection of Major Gayer-Anderson besides furniture, glassware, crystal, carpets, silks and embroidered Arab costumes. Several rooms on the third floor have been reconstructed to house the collections.

Lastly, proceed to the Khan El Kahili Bazaar. It is one of the earliest and greatest markets in the Middle East. Built in the 14th century, it has many stores exhibiting a wonderful collection of jewellery, wooden artefacts embossed with pearls, leather ware, embroidered dresses and a range of impressive souvenirs. After that you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo

   

Departure & Return Location

Centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels

Departure Time

Daily 8:30 – 9:00 – 9:30 – 10:00 –  10:30 – 11:00

Price Includes


  • Hotel Pick up and drop off

  • Professional Tour Guide

  • Entrance Fees

  • All transportation in destination location

  • Taxes

Price Excludes


  • Tipping

  • Any Private Expenses

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How old is Ibn Tulun Mosque?


The historian al-Maqrizi lists the mosque's construction start date as 876 AD, and the mosque's original inscription slab identifies the date of completion as AH 265 (878/879).


Is Khan El Khalili worth visiting?

Those interested in history will also enjoy visiting the Khan el-Khalili Bazaar. This ancient market has been around since 1382 and still retains much of its original charm. Wander through its narrow alleys and discover centuries-old mosques, monuments, and buildings that have been preserved over time.

Is it safe to walk around Khan El Khalili?

The Egyptian government has increased security in tourist areas like Khan el-Khalili. However, travellers should still use caution and avoid large crowds and demonstrations. It is a great place to experience Egyptian culture and shop for souvenirs.

Prices

From$48
5 hours
Availability : Daily
Gayer Anderson - Ibn Tulun - Khan El Khalili

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  • Full day to Pyramids of Giza, and Egyptian museum

  • Explore the Coptic quarter with the many iconic churches

  • See the Islamic part with the Citadel of Salah El Din and Khan El Khalili Bazaar

  • Enjoy dinner on board a NIle Cruise with belly dance and folklore show

Route

  1. القاهرة