Walk down the historic streets of Islamic Cairo, an atmospheric district of mosques, madrasas, merchant houses, and fountains that together form part of a World Heritage Site. Retaining many of its traditional buildings, the area stands in contrast to the modern sections of the city and the suburbs that surround it, with medieval landmarks and historic places of pilgrimage topping most sightseeing tours. Despite its storied sites and standout buildings, the district remains a place of everyday life, with a bustling market and a number of traditional teahouses and restaurants frequented by locals. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Islamic Cairo by using our Cairo online trip planner .
Tours to Islamic Cairo
4-Hour Islamic Cairo Private Tour with Al-Azhar, Khan Al-Khalili BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $14
Duration: 8 hours
All Cairo Sights In 3 days with Private Guide with Hotel Accommodation in DownTown BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $200
Duration: 3 days
Islamic Cairo Reviews
De moskee staat boven op een berg waar je naartoe kan lopen of met een taxi kunt komen. Omdat het op een heuvel staat heb je een weids uitzicht over Cairo. De moskee zelf is groot en mooi. more »The mosque is on top of a mountain where you can walk or come by taxi. Because it stands on a hill you have a wide view over Cairo. The mosque itself is large and beautiful.
This is a highlight of the city and a recommendation for a few hours to better appreciate this gem of a city more »
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