Programs for 3 nights in Egypt
The Al-Rifai Mosque completed in 1912, was built by a woman, the Princess Dowager Khushyar. Inside are the tombs of the royal family of Egypt from the Khedive Ismail to King Faruk.
Egypt established by Menes founded Memphis around 5,000 BC. It was the first Capital of Egypt, after he united the two Kingdoms of Lower and Upper Kingdom Sakkara is the ancient site of Memphis city; hence it abounds in monuments, antiquities and tombs. It is the most ancient burial ground in ancient Egypt.
Situated on a desert plateau crowned by King Zoser Step Pyramid and its funerary complex, including temples and tombs distinguished by glamorous wall engravings established by architect Imhotep for King Zoser III dynasty. The pyramid was built in three stages.
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, founded by Auguste Mariette 1898, was open at 1901, The Museum contains the most important collection of Egyptian antiquities and artifacts of the Pharaonic and Greco-Roman periods, including an exhibit dedicated King Tutankhamen’s collection of gold treasure and jewelry,
Then we move on to Coptic Cairo to visit the oldest Coptic Church (also known as the Hanging Church) (Al –Mualaka Church), it was built in 4th century.
The Abu Serga Church marks one of the traditional places where the Holy Family stopped in Egypt during their flight from Herrod, and the Abraham Ben Ezra Jewish Synagogueto visit the Hanging Church, St.Segius Church, and Ben Ezra Jewish Synagogue which was built in the 7th century.