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Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) Tours and Tickets

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Standing proud above the hubbub of the modern city, the Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin)) is one of Old Cairo’s most striking sights. First built by Saladin in the 12th century, during the Crusader conflicts, the fortress complex houses palaces, museums, and mosques, including Muhammad Ali’s 19th-century Alabaster Mosque.

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Cairo Day Tour visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan Khalil Bazaar

Cairo Day Tour visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan Khalil Bazaar

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See Cairo’s essential destinations with a full-day tour of the city’s historic and cultural sites. Explore the vast collection of artifacts at the Egyptian Museum, and see the gilded, iconic funeral mask of Tutankhamun. Take in views of the city from the medieval ramparts at Saladin’s Cairo Citadel, and visit the exquisite Muhammad Ali mosque within the walls. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a neighborhood restaurant, then spend an hour at Khan El Khalil bazaar browsing vibrant stalls and local shops before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Cairo Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan Khalili Bazaar

Cairo Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan Khalili Bazaar

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Embark on a day tour of Cairo that takes you to the Egyptian Museum (where you can see King Tutankhamun’s golden death mask and more than 120,000 other antiquities); the Saladin Citadel of Cairo, where you can see the Great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha; and Khan el-Khalili, a bustling market in the center of Islamic Cairo.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$25.00
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Cairo City Tour Visiting Egyptian Museum Citadel and Old market of Khan Kkalili

Cairo City Tour Visiting Egyptian Museum Citadel and Old market of Khan Kkalili

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Experience Cairo’s highlights on a full-day sightseeing tour to the Egyptian Museum, the Citadel of Saladin, Mohamed Ali Mosque and Khan El Khalili Bazaar, and immerse yourself in the city’s rich history and vibrant culture. Discover Pharaohs’ hordes, crumbling mummies and gleaming antiquities as you visit the museum with a local guide, then take in the views from the Citadel’s medieval fortifications. Pause for lunch at a restaurant, see the soaring architecture of an iconic mosques and browse for souvenirs and spices in the colorful stalls of a bustling souk.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$20.00
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Old Cairo Citadel and Bazaar

Day Trip to Giza Pyramids Old Cairo Citadel and Bazaar

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Save time and money and explore ancient Giza and old Cairo on this private, inclusive tour. In the company of just your party and an Egyptologist guide, visit the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx; tour one of Cairo’s oldest Coptic churches, and shop for brassware, copper, leather, and other fine products at the centuries-old Khan El Khalili Bazaar. Includes lunch.
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  • 10 hours
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$20.00
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Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

Islamic Cairo Private History Tour

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Discover the mosques and madrasas of one of the world’s oldest Islamic cities on a customizable, private tour of the city with a local guide. Explore historic Cairo, a UNESCO site that was founded in the 10th century, and see how the city’s tradition, art and architecture braid together in the narrow streets. Learn about life in the city while taking in the rich scents, sights and sounds of the Egyptian capital.
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  • 7 hours
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$80.00
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$80.00
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Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar

Cairo Private Day Tour: Egyptian Museum, Citadel, and Khan al-Khalil Bazaar

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Visit the Egyptian Museum, Cairo Citadel, and Khan Al-Khalili bazaar on a full-day private tour in Cairo, including lunch. With an Egyptologist guide beside you, step back through the millennia at the atmospheric Egyptian Museum. Marvel at Tutankhamun’s gold treasures, gaze at ancient mummified animals, and peer into the faces of long-ago pharaohs at the Royal Mummy Halls. After lunch on a leafy River Nile island, visit the Mohammed Ali Mosque at the Citadel of Saladin, and barter for souvenirs at the chaotic Khan El Khalili.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.39
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Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

Day Tour To Islamic And Christian Cairo

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Spare yourself the street harassment that so often goes with independent Cairo tourism and benefit from the insights of an Egyptologist guide on this tour of Old Cairo. Visit the Hanging Church, the Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus, the Church of St. Barbara, and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. Then discover Islamic Cairo at the Citadel, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, and the Alabaster Mosque.
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  • 6 hours
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$20.00
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Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

Private Half Day Tour to Islamic Cairo

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Delve into Islamic Cairo—the area of the city with the most Islamic sights—without any worries about transport or getting lost on this half-day private tour. Soak in the bustling scenes as you travel between the sites by private car, and visit the Saladin Citadel, Muhammad Ali Mosque, Khan El Khalili bazaar, and more; all with a guide to provide background and insight not obvious if exploring alone.
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  • 5 hours
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$25.00
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Private Tour in Cairo Citadel

Private Tour in Cairo Citadel

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Enjoy a personalized and tailor-made tour with a private Egyptologist guide, driver, tour will be tailored just for you and will suit your needs and your budget. Avoid the crowds with your own private guide & private vehicle during your tour to the Citadel.
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  • 3 hours
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$39.00
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$39.00
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Full Day tour to great pyramids Sphinx Citadel and Bazaar

Full Day tour to great pyramids Sphinx Citadel and Bazaar

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Experience Cairo’s ancient landmarks and renowned bazaar on this affordable all-day tour. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel by private vehicle to Giza and marvel at the Great Pyramids, Sphinx, Citadel, and Valley Temple. Stop for an optional lunch before visiting the historic alabaster mosque of Muhammad Ali and Cairo’s nearly century-old market, the Khan el Khalili. Bargain for souvenirs with the help of an insider guide.
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  • 8 hours
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$65.00
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Private day tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx Egyptian Museum and Citadel

Private day tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx Egyptian Museum and Citadel

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Dive into ancient Egypt on a day tour of the pyramids of Giza, Old Cairo, and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum. With a guide educated in Egyptology, you'll see historical artifacts, learn about King Tut and his treasures, and check out some of the earliest Christian churches in the Middle East.
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  • 9 hours
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$30.00
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Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

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Visit the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque with a private guide on a 4-hour tour that includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel, entrance fees, and transport in a Wi-Fi equipped minivan. Explore an ancient burial ground filled with mausoleums, mosques, and modern homes, then enter the Citadel of Cairo to see an Ottoman-style mosque commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.00
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$37.00

Trip from Cairo airport to great pyramids Sphinx Citadel and Old Cairo

Trip from Cairo airport to great pyramids Sphinx Citadel and Old Cairo

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Make the most of a layover in Cairo with a custom day trip direct from the airport. Your guide meets you at arrivals and takes care of all of the logistics. See the Pyramids of Giza, the valley temple, and the sphinx with local insights and creative camerawork from your guide. Then continue on to the ornate Alabaster Mosque of Muhammad Ali located in the citadel. Next have a break for lunch (own expense) and a then final stop in Old Cairo to see some of Cairo’s historic christian churches, before retiring to the airport.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Cairo Tour To The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Citadel & Bazaar

Cairo Tour To The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, Citadel & Bazaar

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Cairo tour 8 Hours starts every day from 8:00 am to 16:00 pm, Private tour includes all Pick up & drop off transfers from customers′ location in Cairo, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, includes Bottle of Water and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicles Newest Model, Tour excludes personal items, tipping and Mummies Room. there is possibility of entering the Mummies room at the Museum,Felucca ride on the Nile but all those activties can be added on in the middle of the booking process as it requires additional fees
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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All Inclusive 2-Day Private Tour to All Pyramids and Cairo and 2 evenings

All Inclusive 2-Day Private Tour to All Pyramids and Cairo and 2 evenings

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Get up close to the major pyramids of Dahshur, Saqqara and Giza on this private 2-day tour, led by a qualified Egyptologist. Then see the sights of Cairo, including the antiquities of the Egyptian Museum, atmospheric mosques and churches in the Citadel, and Khan El Khalili Bazaar. You’ll dine in a restaurant overlooking the Great Sphinx of Giza and ride a camel on the Giza plateau; watch a light and sound show; and join a Nile dinner cruise featuring belly dance and whirling dervishes.
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  • 2 days
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$199.00
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$199.00
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Full Day Tour To Egyptian Museum Citadel And Coptic Cairo

Full Day Tour To Egyptian Museum Citadel And Coptic Cairo

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Enjoy your hassle free visit to Egyptian Museum, Citadel of Saladin, Mohammed Ali Mosque and Old Cairo. This Cairo tour will be 8 hours and it includes tour guides, all tax services, snacks (bottle of water, Pepsi cans, chips and cake) and all transfers according to the latest model of a private car. See the beauty of Egyptian ancient times that you'll never forget.
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  • 8 hours
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$25.00
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Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Coptic Cairo

Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Coptic Cairo

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Cover thousands of years of history on this enriching cultural tour of Cairo’s top sights. Combine a peek at the Egyptian Museum—the world’s largest collection of Egyptian antiquities—with a guided visit to Old Cairo. Learn about the city’s Coptic and Jewish heritage with stops at churches and the Ben Ezra Synagogue. You’ll also visit the spectacular Citadel of Cairo, a 12th-century fortress.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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Cultural Experience to Discover Coptic and Islamic Cairo With Qualified Guide

Cultural Experience to Discover Coptic and Islamic Cairo With Qualified Guide

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Explore the holy sites of two ancient religions with a full-day tour of Cairo’s Coptic and Islamic landmarks. See the hanging church in the heart of old Cairo, and enter the crypt at Abu Serga, built on the legendary spot that sheltered the holy family. Visit a thousand-year old Greek Orthodox church before enjoying an Egyptian lunch, then spend the afternoon discovering Cairo’s Islamic traditions. Walk the palisades of Egypt’s oldest mosque, and pass the walls of the medieval Cairo Citadel to enter the exquisite alabaster mosque.
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  • 8 hours
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$45.72
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Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan Khalili Bazaar

Cairo Tour to Egyptian Museum Citadel and Khan Khalili Bazaar

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Check off Cairo’s Giza pyramids, Sakkara’s pyramids, and ancient Memphis in one stress-free day with this private tour from Cairo or Giza. Avoid bartering with cab drivers and ensure you hear the full story of the pyramids and relics from a qualified Egyptologist guide—background you might never hear if alone. The tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off in Cairo, private air-conditioned transport, entry fees, and lunch.
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  • 8 hours
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$25.00
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Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

Private Day Tour to Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Old Cairo

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If you’ve already seen the Giza Pyramids, experiencing Cairo’s other treasures can be tricky if you’re going it alone. With this private tour, you’ll avoid haggling with cabs and calculating routes for yourself. Traveling by private, chauffeur-driven car, tour a selection of lower-profile sites with a guide for background: the Egyptian Museum, the Alabaster Mosque inside Saladin’s Citadel; and the landmarks of Coptic and Islamic Cairo. Entry fees are excluded.
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  • 8 hours
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$31.50
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Private Tour To Egyptian Museum Citadel And Khan Khalili Bazaar

Private Tour To Egyptian Museum Citadel And Khan Khalili Bazaar

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Egyptian Museum of antiquities It displays the largest and most precious items of the Egyptian art in the world.It exhibits a rare collection of over 250,000 genuine artifacts that date as far back as 5000 years, including an exclusive exhibit dedicated to the Tutankhamon – A collection of treasures, gold, and jewelry that were buried in his tomb for over 3,500 years before they were discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.(3 hrs Time Spent) Then Continue your day tour to The Citadel where you visit The Alabaster Mosque Of Mohamed Ali Pasha .(1:30 hrs Time spent) Lunch is included in between visits at Local Restaurant Based on Full Meal for each Person but Beverages are not included 3Hr spent Then continue your day tour to Khan El Khalili Bazaar. The numerous shops in this district are known for trading fine brassware, copper, perfumes, leather, silver, gold, antiques and much more .(1 Hr time Spent) At the end of the Tour, you will be transferred back to your Hotel
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) costs USD 46.16. Guided Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) tours start around USD 46.16 per person.