Coptic Cairo Tour

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3 Hours

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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 like Eastern Orthodox in Europe. You will also get to visit some important sites directly related to the Holy Family. First, 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. However, going to the churches involves taking stairs down 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!

First - Coptic Cairo 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
Next - Abu Serga Church

After learning about the history of Christianity in Egypt and viewing some magnificent artifacts in the museum, you will walk to the major Coptic sites located next to the museum, 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
Next - Arch Angels Greek Orthodox Church

After that, you will also get to see the Arch Angels Greek Orthodox Church. Then, if available, we will visit the blessed water well of the Virgin Mary.

  • • A guide who speaks your language
  • • Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • • Tickets to the museum mentioned above
  • • Entrance to the churches and synagogue is free
  • • Photo tickets for the museum
  • • Tipping
  • • Snacks
  • • Water

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