Trip to the Orthodox Churches in Cairo

enjoy watching Orthodox churches in Cairo
learn more about history of the monasteries
learn about the most important events
enjoy discovering the icons in churches

per adult from

$193

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • lunch
    • churches in visits
    • Tour Guide
    • go & return
    • mineral water
    • air conditioned car
    What's excluded :
    • tipping (optional)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Cairo Opera House, Opera Square, Zamalek, Cairo 11511 Egypt

    Day 1visit (Church of the Apostles (Peter and Paul)- Michael the Maritime Church-The two churches of the Virgin Mary (St. Royce and St. Bishoy) under St. Mark's Cathedral in St.)
    The guide will take you from your hotel in cairo in an air-conditioned car to visit
    Church of the Apostles (Peter and Paul)
    Called the Petra Church: The Petra Church was built in the basilica style
    The church includes many mosaic paintings made by the “Cavalieri Angelo Gianzi” from Venice, such as the baptismal mosaic, representing Christ and John the Baptist in the Jordan River, and there is a marble basin standing on four columns, and there is a mosaic image in the dome of the temple statue of Jesus The throne is to the right of the Virgin Mary and to the left is the Apostle Mark.
    Enjoy those stunning views on a tour of this church
    Your next stop will be Michael the Maritime Church
    Evidence indicates that the date of the establishment of the church was linked to the emergence of his country named “Monia dyes” on the Egyptian Gulf relative to Abu Ryan Asbg bin Abdul Aziz bin Marwan was his father Abdul Aziz bin Marwan governor of Egypt in the Umayyad period (685 – 705 AD). It is called Minia al-Asba in Deir al-Malak district to this day.
    Enjoy hearing more about the history of this magnificent church
    Take a short break to have lunch in local restaurant
    Final stop The two churches of the Virgin Mary (St. Royce and St. Bishoy) under St. Mark’s Cathedral in St.
    The Church of Our Lady was built in 1888. Its location was next to the monastery of Anba Royce and the church was demolished in 1968. To build new cathedral stairs. When engineers told Pope Cyril VI that the Church of the Virgin should be demolished because it contradicts the cathedral’s ladder, the Pope responded by heavenly rule: “If the Church of the Virgin is destroyed, we will build instead two churches for Our Lady.”
    Finally, the guide will take you back to the hotel in Cairo

    Duration: 4 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up all travelers from cairo
    Departure Time :
    9:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by travel to church

Activity ID: V-128689P59

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