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Old City (Coptic Cairo)

Cairo, Egypt
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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch
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Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour including Lunch
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Private Guided Cairo Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Coptic Cairo
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Once known as the Roman stronghold of Babylon, Cairo’s oldest section is the ancient heart of the Coptic Christian community featuring five original churches, the first mosque built in Egypt and the oldest synagogue, all representing three of the major world religions.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This neighborhood has a very different feeling from the rest of Cairo. It was a bit more quiet and neat. I'd definitely recommend it! Also, it's easily accessible by metro which is a plus. (Tip: men and women can ride the metro together in the...More

Thank Jose S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a day it was trough Old Cairo with a private guide. 2 couples, a lot of information, so many stories about the three religions, about the Holy Family, the churches, the moskees, the Synagoge. I loved it and I will do it again for...More

Thank KariJ2
Reviewed 5 days ago

A great adventure in the old city. You should visit the museum where you will find the history of a great civilisation. There is several churches to visit, the amazing hanging church, Virgin Mary church, Saint Georges church. Outside there is nice shops where you...More

Thank HKB100
Reviewed 6 days ago

The visit to the "hanging" coptic church was very interesting. The mosaics lining the walls to the entrance of the church are absolutely beautiful

Thank Marti324
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the hanging church and a few other sites in Coptic Cairo. There are some beautiful historic buildings.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much history to this little church with Mary bringing baby jesus here is the story behind this church. Lots of security in this area.

Thank arv212
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old Cairo is a quite and nice area in the otherwise so bussy city. It has a lot of interesting, old and beautiful churches and a synagog. I think this area is well worth a visit if your planing to go to Cairo. Although it...More

Thank Hanna M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Coptic Cairo is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses many attractions in one small area. In addition, three faiths all reside in this one area, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, and all get along without issue. An interesting place where you can see the Hanging...More

Thank digitalroc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The security to get to this coptic enclave is a sad reminder of the coptic population current situation but once inside it is amazing how beauty and faith prevails. The Coptic museum is amazing and we recommend doing the tour of the surprisingly big museum...More

Thank benedictebro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice historical church with an amazing peaceful atmosphere and it is very recommend for the whole family

Thank Abdul B
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Kees H
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Response from usmanibari | Reviewed this property |
I agree with you. Best wishes.
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Response from Annette T | Reviewed this property |
Laura we used Private Guide Ayman Ahmed. You can look him up on facebook or through Trip Advisor. I highly recommend him. He is professional, polite, punctual, speaks English, has amazing knowledge of Egypt and Egyptology... More