Your guide will meet you at the reception of your hotel to commence your tour to:
The Egyptian Museum:
The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is one of the largest museums in the world. It includes more than 120 thousand archaeological pieces on display, and the rest are in storage. The museum has two main floors, the ground floor and the first floor. On the ground floor there are some coins and papyrus. There are also some artifacts from the New Kingdom. These items include statues and tables
On the first floor, there are some artifacts from the dynasties 29 and 30, with some items from the tombs of the valley of the kings, in particular the amazing treasure of king Tutankhamon.
There are two special rooms contain a number of mummies.
Note: the mummies’ room has a private ticket.
The Saladin Citadel is the most visited Islamic spot in Cairo. The citadel was built during the time of Saladin in Egypt (1176_ 1183). The main purpose was to defend Cairo, so it was built in a very strategic position.
During the 19th century, Mohamed Ali, built his popular mosque there, which is known as Mohamed Ali mosque.
Khan El Khalili:
Khan el Khalili is the largest bazaar and market in the Middle East. It represents the market tradition that established Cairo as a major trade center. Khan was located in the middle of Cairo, and some commercial establishments were built nearby.
There is a big collection of shops, workshops and coffee shops.
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