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Egyptian Museum & Coptic Cairo

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Stylish Holidays representative will pickup you from your hotel and transfer you to the Egyptian Museum which features artifacts from the Pharaonic period. You will be accompanied by your private Egyptologist tour guide to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiquities that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgenon which exhibited collections now exceed 120,000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-roman period in Egypt including the treasures of the child King Tutankhamen, Pharaonic Gods and Goddess you may also visit the mummies room (additional entrance fees) at the Egyptian Museum for a back ground about the Egyptian civilization and the mummification art in ancient Egypt.
The museum displays a rare collection of 5000 years of art which is considered the largest most precious collection of Egyptian art in the world. Over 250,000 genuine artifacts are presented, including an exhibit dedicated to Tutankhamen collection of treasure, gold and jewelry which was enclosed in his tomb for over 3,500 years before it was discovered in the 1920s when his tomb was excavated.
After that visit old Cairo, where you will enjoy visiting Hanging Church which built into the walls of the water gate of the Roman fortress and is possibly the oldest Christian church in Egypt. Dedicated to the Virgin Mary, it is one of Cairo's most beautiful churches.
Continue to Abu Serga, one of the places where the Holy Family rested after fleeing Israel from King Herod. At the turn of the century this little church, which dates from the 10th-century, was the most important pilgrimage spot in Old Cairo for visiting Christian tourists. There are 24 marble columns lining the central court, and a series of 12th-century icons depicting the 12 apostles.
After that we will visit Ben Ezra Synagogue is one of the oldest in Egypt. Set in a shady garden, it was built on the site of 4th century Christian church.
After day of sightseeing, you will be transferred back to your hotel

 

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