Description:Discover Islamic Cairo on this tour of the city. Then you’ll move onto Islamic Cairo, with stops at the Hassan Mosque, plus visit the bazaar and city of deadHighlights:- Sultan Hassan Mosque- City of Dead
H i g h l i g h t s :- Sultan Hassan Mosque- City of Dead I t i n e r a r y : Start this intriguing private excursion by getting picked up at your hotel in Cairo and getting transferred to the City of the Dead (known in the local parlance as Qarafa). Once there, begin to stroll around with the knowledgeable local guide. Learn about the history of the place -- that it has been a burial ground since the 10th century. Witness daily life here, as some people have transformed the tombs into actual houses for the living. See the streets, shops, and children playing while non-residents come to visit their dead relatives' tombs and mausoleums. After, head over to the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, a unique and jaw-droppingly beautiful structure. The mosque is arguably the oldest in Cairo with construction having begun in the late ninth century. The tour concludes when you're transferred back to your hotel in Cairo. This tour is a great way for visitors of Cairo to gain access to a part of the city that mean non-locals do not get the chance to experience -- truly a one-of-a-kind and memorable experience.