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Ancient Egypt Tours representative pick you up from your hotel in Cairo, start one of our Cairo; Giza Tours, Transferred to visit the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, commonly known as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, which is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities, dating back about 5,000 years of art which is considered the largest and most valuable collection of Egyptian art in the world. More than 250,000 original artifacts are presented, with a representative amount on display, the rest are in stores, and the Egyptian Museum is filled with thousands of pharaonic artifacts, including the golden treasures of King Tutankhamun. Fascinating objects such as jewels, headdresses, alabaster vases, and toys from ancient Egypt are all on display, and many priceless statues and other artifacts that were kept in his tomb for more than 3,500 years before their discovery in 1922 when a tomb was excavated, can also be seen, Egyptian Museum It is one of the first stops on most people's itineraries when traveling to Egypt.
Then Move to visit The Citadel of Salah al-Din was built under the order of Saladin between 1176 and 1183 to protect the city from European attacks. Today it is one of the main tourist attractions of Cairo and offers privileged views of the city, where you will see the view of all Cairo, as you will visit Mohamed Ali "Alabaster Mosque" which is considered the largest to be built in the beginning of the 19th century the ruler of Egypt (1805-1849) who ruled Egypt over 45 years & it is built in Turkish style.
Than move to The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is regarded as the finest piece of early-Mamluk architecture era in Cairo, an age of architectural splendour. Story has it that the construction of this complex was a tedious and tragic process. In fact, it was built between 1356 and 1363 by the Sultan Hassan who was murdered shortly before the mosque was completed. Sultan Hassan's madrassa-mosque was built out of huge blocks of stone. Due to its tremendous height, this mosque soon became a symbol of the culmination of all the architectural power developed throughout a century of Mamluk rule. When arriving to the mosque, your eyes will be immediately drawn upward into the blue sky. And as you lower your head, you will witness the most amazingly patterned mosaic-paved courtyard, unprecedented in Cairo. Only a glimpse of the splendour you'll gaze at inside.
Opposite the 14th-century Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Al-Rifai Mosque (Masjid Al-Rifa'i) is similarly grand. The mosque, built between 1869 and 1912, has a towering minaret and four decorated facades capped with an ornate dome. One of Cairo’s largest mosques, it houses the tombs of many members of the Egyptian royal family, including King Farouk. Back to hotel.
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