Old Coptic Cairo, Sultan Hassan and Rifa’e Mosque

Hanging Church
80 USDfor a group of 1-12 people
Car tour
4-5 hours
The start time of the tour is agreed upon with the tour guide

No booking fees at the time of ordering a tour. The tour guide will receive a request for this tour and will contact you.

Description of the tour

Tour itinerary: Cairo → Giza → Cairo

 Tour Guide would pick you up from your hotel in Cairo Or Giza to Enjoy a visit to Old Coptic Cairo; it is a part of Old Cairo which encompasses the Babylon Fortress, the Coptic Museum, the Hanging Church, the Greek Church of St. Serguis and many other Coptic churches and historical sites.

It is believed in Christian tradition that the Holy Family visited this area and stayed at the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church (Abu Serga). Coptic Cairo was a stronghold for Christianity in Egypt until the Islamic era, though most of the current buildings of the churches in Coptic Cairo were built after the Muslim conquest of Egypt in the 7th century.

we will proceed to Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan which dates from around 1356 , it is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near the Citadel. opposite to it Al Rifa’e Mosque was constructed in two phases over the period between 1869 and 1912 when it was finally completed . it is the resting place of Khushyar Hanim and her son Isma'il Pasha, as well as numerous other members of Egypt's royal family.

Sights that we will visit
  • Hanging church
  • Saint Serguis Church
  • Ben Ezra Synagogue
  • Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrasa
  • Rifae Mosque
The cost of the tour includes
Meeting at the hotel
Transportation to the hotel
Transportation costs
Entrance tickets
Food and drinks
Additional information
Book tour at least 7 days in advance
Tour suitable for children
Tour is suitable for the elderly

Important notes

Price is per person