Coptic and Islamic Cairo Day Tour

Posted November 24, 2022 by PeterMamdouh1

Admire the great Christian, Jewish, and Islamic heritage of Cairo. Visit Cairo's most important historical and spiritual sites on this full-day tour from Cairo.

Feel the relaxation of your soul when you go to Old Coptic Cairo. Be blessed when you step into the place where Virgin Mary and baby Jesus hid away from King Herod.

It is a very sacred and holy area, containing 14 churches and a Jewish synagogue. The tour starts with the ruins of the Babylon Fortress. The fort dates back to the 1st century A.D., consisting of three main towers. One of them is still in situ. Visit the Hanging Church, one of the most beautiful churches built in the 5th century. Consecrated to Virgin Mary, The church was built above one of the towers of the fort of Babylon. It has 110 beautiful icons and once was the seat of the Patriarch in the 14th century. Your guide will explain to you all about the church and its beautiful ceiling, screens of the altars, pulpit, and all of its basic components.

After this impressive visit, move to the Cavern church or St Sergius and Bacchus church. Thousands of visitors visit this church annually to the cave where Jesus the baby and Virgin Mary hid for three months. They stayed there during the journey of escape from Egypt. Go downstairs and make your wishes in the same place where the baby used to sleep, and the mother used to stay and pray. Upstairs, look at the water well from which the holy family drank. The religious tolerance in Egypt is embodied by your visit to the oldest Jewish temple in Cairo. Ben Ezra temple is one of the other 11 synagogues in Egypt and is named after a merchant from Jerusalem called Ben Ezra. You will be given a full history of the synagogue and the history, customs, and traditions of the Jewish community in Egypt.

The next stop will be on the most famous street in Cairo named El Moez. You will walk by the huge city walls and gates dating back to the 10th century. You will visit the famous mosque complexes such as Qalawon and Baroque. Through the walking tour, you will explore the city's street life with its old coffee shops and mansions.
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Last Updated November 24, 2022