Cairo Day Tours

 Coptic Cairo

Itinerary

Early Christian era began in Egypt since the first century A.D and there are a lot of places and monasteries where the holy family took refuge where you can still feel their spiritual presence and the devotion atmosphere. Get to know more about the Christian Coptic heritage of Egypt by visiting some distinguished churches in old Cairo. After having breakfast in Elite pyramids Inn, you’ll find A\C private deluxe bus is waiting to transfer you to old Cairo where the treasures of Coptic history. Start your day by visiting the hanging church which was dedicated for Virgin Mary in the 3th century, located on top of Roman fortress Babylon, followed by Ben Ezra Jewish Synagogue which is one of the oldest Synagogues in Egypt.

Next station will be the oldest church inside Coptic Cairo’s walls Abu Serga (St. Sergius) church which was built in the 11th century over a cave where the holy family of virgin Mary and infant Jesus took refuge. It was named after two Roman soldiers (Serguis and Bacchus) who were martyred for their Christian faith. Last but not least, go for a round in the Coptic museum which displays iconic collection of Christian items. Of course you’ll have privileged explanation from our expert tour guide about each site you’ll visit, and feel free to ask him anything you need to know about old Cairo and Christian history in Egypt.

abu serga church
coptic cairo
inside coptic museum

Coptic Cairo

Includes

  • Entrance fees as mentioned
  • Meals as mentioned

  • Private transfers by AC deluxe bus

  • Expert Egyptologists guide

Excludes

  • Tipping

  • Optional tours

  • Personal items

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