Free tour

Khan el-Khalili Bazaar Free Walking Tour

Duration: 4h
Languages: English
Guru: Kamal
Quality Verified Registered on June 19, 2022

My name is Mo Kamal. I have a full-time job as a Financial Consultant & Auditor. I've got a Diploma in History as well. Most times I'm working at my Office and don't go outside. so since I'm in Love with history, I found chance to Help, Enjoy time, with new friends I'm meeting here every day sharing Knowledge, Life experience, Happy times, Smiles we can have together and it was so far great times every day. I'm happy with all times I spent here with all my guests, those beautiful memories will stay with me forever. Thanks All for making me Happy and I hope I made you happy as well.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

On our tour we will see Old Islamic Cairo landmarks and here's a brief of our itinerary Starting with al-Azhar Mosque as a resplendent congregation and the oldest Islamic University for Religious Studies receiving International Students every year. Built by Jawhar al-Siqilli in 972 in the time of Sultan al-Moez after Cairo became the capital of the Fatimid Caliphate Its name from al-Zahraa meaning the shining one title for Fatimah the daughter of Prophet Muhammad

Then we will see the al-Hussein Mosque and the mausoleum of imam Hussein ibn Ali and Fatima daughter of Prophet Muhammad built in 1154 Some Shia Muslims believe holly Husayn's head is buried in

Also, we will go by Khan el-Khalili Bazaar built in 1382 by Jaharkas al-Khalili in the time of Sultan Barquq after he demolished the Fatimid mausoleum Khan consider multi floors stores with caravanserai inns for merchants around the inner peristyle courtyard to store goods and the upper floor as living quarters

Then going by al-Moez Street to discover Qalawun Complex built by Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun in 1284 includes the hospital bipartisan school mausoleum Its a major monument of Islamic Mamluk architecture

Places included in the activity:

  • Al-Azhar Mosque
  • Al-Hussein Mosque
  • Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
  • Al Moez Street
  • Qalawun complex
  • Wekalet El Ghoury
  • Bayt Al-Suhaymi
  • Bab al-Futuh

Important Notes: Please provide a valid Mobile Number contains WhatsApp alongside with your reservation to send you the Meeting Point location. The Tour doesn't include entrance ticket fees for Qalawun Complex 3 Dollars.

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  • Meeting point:
    113 Al Kasr Al Aini, Ad Dawawin, Abde...
    113 Al Kasr Al Aini, Ad Dawawin, Abdeen, Cairo Governorate 11511, Egypt
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    You will find me in front of the American University in Cairo.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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