Coptic Cairo Tour
Coptic Cairo Tour is one of the best tours to make you learn more about the history of Christianity in Egypt.
Egypt’s population is around 10% Coptic Christianity, a sect of Christianity that is similar to Eastern Orthodox in Europe. You will also get to visit some important sites directly related to the Holy Family. Visit the Cairo Coptic Museum to ground yourself in knowledge about the Coptic religion and to see important artifacts related to daily life. Next, visit the Coptic Museum of Cairo, including Abu Serga Church and the Hanging Church. You will also get to see one of Cairo’s most beautiful synagogues, Ben Ezra Synagogue.
The sites in Coptic Cairo are close together; after being driven to the Coptic Museum, you will walk to the other nearby sites. Going to the churches does involve taking stairs down to the street where they are located.
If you would like lunch to be added to the end of this tour, let us know and we’ll provide the price for you!
- Guide who speaks your language
- Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
- Tickets to the above-mentioned museum
- Entrance to the churches and synagogue is free
- Photo tickets for the museum
First - Coptic Cairo Museum
After being picked up at your hotel, you will be driven to Coptic Cairo Museum.
First, your guide will take you to the Coptic Museum, right beside the remains of a Roman fortress that used to stand on the site
Next - Abu Serga Church
After learning about the history of Christianity in Egypt and viewing some magnificent artifacts in the museum, you will walk beside the museum to the major Coptic sites, including Abu Serga Church, dating back to the 4th century where it is believed that Mary, Joseph and the infant Jesus rested at the end of their journey in Egypt.
You will also get to see Ben Ezra Synagogue, renowned for its beautiful wood and marble interior.
Next - Arch Angels Greek Orthodox Church
After that, You will also get to see the Arch Angels Greek Orthodox Church. And if available we will visit The blessed water well of the Virgin Mary.
Afterwards - Back To Hotel
After enjoying the beauty of Coptic Cairo, you will be taken back to your hotel.
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