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Discovering ancient history of Cairo - free walking tour
Hello, I’m Mahmoud I am a tour guide with 7 years of experience and I have a license from the Ministry of Tourism to practice the profession so I learned mostly information and knowledge about Pharos, Roman, Coptic and Islamic civilizations also the modern period.
My place has always been Saladin Citadel (you will find me after the entry gate) so I know everything about the citadel of Saladin to take you on tour around different places in the castle area like:
- Mohamed Ali mosque
- The prison of the citadel for political prisoners
- The fantastic panorama view of the old city
- The Mosque of El Naser Mohamed Ebn Qaloun (Is the oldest one there)
- Many stories about battles and massacres inside
I will give you knowledge and historical information about everything 😊
Wish the best for all and to have a great time in Egypt
What will we visit on this tour?
Meeting point:27H6+G27, Privet Entrance Bel Kalaa, ...27H6+G27, Privet Entrance Bel Kalaa, Al Abageyah, El Khalifa, Cairo Governorate 4252360, Egypt
I will be always in citadel of Saladin after the tickets gate
1Outside visitCitadel Saladin
Citadel of Saladin: is one from the famous castle in Egypt and Africa Saladin built this castle on El Mokatem mountain because this is the highest point in Cairo so he was want to control the capital and see any enemies from this area
2Outside visitMohamed Ali mosque
Mohamed Ali mosque Is on from the best mosques in the Middle East and Africa Established by order from Mohamed Ali and built in 18 years so is beautiful the outside constraints Ottoman style and inside baroque or French style
3Outside visitAl-Nasser Mohammed Ibn Kalawoun
El Nasar mosque is the oldest mosque in the citadel from the Mamlouks period is very unique mosque and had many details like beautiful columns and sundial
4Outside visitNational Police Museum
Inside the Police Museum there is the castle prison, and it is considered the most important part because it was a prison for politicians. We will see some forms of prisoners in different eras and some stories about them
5Outside visitMosque-Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
We will see and explain Sultan Hassan Mosque, Al-Rifai Mosque and Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque from a panoramic view above the Citadel, where we can see a large part of Old 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).