Our tour guide of Nile Dream Tours will company yo to visit ;
The museum of Islamic art was erected in1903 to house the valuable collection of Islamic antiquities stored since 1880 in the SE riwaq of Hakim mosque and that of the khedival library later increased by masterpieces from excavation and donations the number of objects in the museum is almost 75000 displayed in 23 halls most of them named according to the Islamic period from the Umayyad period passing throw the Abbasid, Fatimid to the Mamluk and Ottoman period. Among the very interesting pieces, you enjoy seeing, wooden panels carved with genre scenes of animals and birds, wooden tabut of Huseyn, mosaic from various mosques, metalwork ewers, candlesticks and mirrors, chandeliers, vases, incense -burners, some with Christian symbols, arms and armour including swords daggers, rifles and pistoles some with the names of sultans or emirs like the sword of Murad bey used against Napoleon in the battle of the pyramid also manuscripts and books, enamelled glass, mosque lamps bottles and cups of incised glass, a superb collection of Persian art ceramics metalwork textiles and Turkish carpets
Al-Muizz li-Din Allah al-Fatemi Street or al-Muizz Street for short, it is one of Cairo's oldest streets as it dates back to the foundation of the city by the Fatimid dynasty in the 10th century, under their fourth caliph, Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah Historically, it was the most important artery of the city. It constituted the main axis of the city's economic zones where its souqs (markets) were concentrated. The street's prestige also attracted the construction of many monumental religious buildings, which is lined with some of the most important monuments of Islamic Cairo.
After you go to the famous souq and Bazar of khan el Khalili one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike. It is also home to many Egyptian artisans and workshops involved in the production of traditional crafts and souvenirs. The Khan el-Khalili today is occupied by local merchants and traders and is significantly geared towards tourists where it is considered as one of the most popular souqs in the region. Shops typically sell souvenirs, and jewelry, many craftsmen' workshops manufacturing some products sold here In addition to shops, there are several coffee-houses, restaurants, and street food vendors distributed throughout the market. The coffee shops are generally small and quite traditional, serving Arabic coffee. One of the oldest and most famous coffee houses is El Fishawi's, established in 1773.
Lunch in a local restaurant
After finish, the tour you will be transferred to your hotel
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