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Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) Tours and Tickets

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Standing proud above the hubbub of the modern city, the Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin)) is one of Old Cairo’s most striking sights. First built by Saladin in the 12th century, during the Crusader conflicts, the fortress complex houses palaces, museums, and mosques, including Muhammad Ali’s 19th-century Alabaster Mosque.

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Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

Full Day Tour Visiting Coptic and Islamic Cairo

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Visit Cairo’s religious landmarks on a private tour to the city’s most important Coptic, Islamic, and Jewish places. Learn how the Christian Holy Family took shelter on the site of Saints Sergius and Bacchus Church, explore the Church of Saint Barbara, and see the gilded icons that adorn the Hanging Church. Enter a synagogue built where baby Moses was found and eat lunch at a local restaurant; see Cairo’s most important mosques then take in sweeping views of the city from Saladin’s 15th-century citadel. 
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

Private Islamic and Christian Cairo Day Tour

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Explore Cairo’s dynamic Christian and Islamic history on a walking day tour of the old city. The outing is divided into two segments. First you’ll visit Christian Coptic Cairo—among the most important locations for Christians in Egypt—and visit a church and a synagogue. After a lunch break at a local restaurant, continue on to learn about Islamic Cairo, where you’ll have the opportunity to enter two mosques.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.00
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$20.00
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Cairo Day Tour visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan Khalil Bazaar

Cairo Day Tour visit Egyptian Museum, Citadel and Khan Khalil Bazaar

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See Cairo’s essential destinations with a full-day tour of the city’s historic and cultural sites. Explore the vast collection of artifacts at the Egyptian Museum, and see the gilded, iconic funeral mask of Tutankhamun. Take in views of the city from the medieval ramparts at Saladin’s Cairo Citadel, and visit the exquisite Muhammad Ali mosque within the walls. Enjoy a traditional lunch at a neighborhood restaurant, then spend an hour at Khan El Khalil bazaar browsing vibrant stalls and local shops before returning to your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

Islamic and Coptic Cairo Day Tour

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Discover Cairo’s Coptic, Jewish and Islamic traditions on a full-day cultural tour that includes Abu Serga Church and the Citadel of Cairo. Step into the sanctuaries of the city’s most important Coptic churches, from the 4th-century Abu Serga to the elegant Hanging Church, visit a synagogue built where baby Moses was purportedly found and see celebrated mosques and madrassas. Finish your tour on the medieval fortifications of Saladin’s Citadel of Cairo, which protect the graceful domes and minarets of the Alabaster Mosque. 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

Private Half-Day Tour to the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque

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Visit the City of the Dead and the Alabaster Mosque with a private guide on a 4-hour tour that includes pickup and drop-off at your hotel, entrance fees, and transport in a Wi-Fi equipped minivan. Explore an ancient burial ground filled with mausoleums, mosques, and modern homes, then enter the Citadel of Cairo to see an Ottoman-style mosque commissioned by Muhammad Ali Pasha.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.00
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$37.00

Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City

Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City

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Go beyond the most visited sites and see the Dahshur pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara. In the company of an Egyptologist guide, explore an ancient city and two of its necropolises. See Djoser’s distinctive step pyramid and the ‘Bent’ and ‘Red’ Pyramids at Dahshur; stand beneath the millennia-old colossus of Ramses II, and follow the footsteps of pharaohs as you explore an open-air museum of statues and ruined palaces.
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  • 4 hours
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$20.00
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Private Guided Full-Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

Private Guided Full-Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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This private tour, exclusively for your party, ensures a more personalized experience of Alexandria than typical of most group tours. Explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Serapeum, the Citadel of Qaitbay, the Roman amphitheater, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Enjoy hassle-free hotel transfers, free Wi-Fi, and an included lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Giza Pyramids Sound & Light Show At Night

Giza Pyramids Sound & Light Show At Night

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See the world’s only surviving ancient wonder light up at night during this multimedia show. Sit in front of the Great Pyramids of Giza and listen to the history of ancient Egypt with image projections on the monument. Take photos of the projections during this 1-hour show as you sit back and enjoy complimentary snacks.
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  • 2 hours
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Dinner Cruise on the Nile River with Buffet, Cultural Show and Private Transfer in Cairo

Dinner Cruise on the Nile River with Buffet, Cultural Show and Private Transfer in Cairo

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Celebrate an evening in Cairo with a glittering 2-hour dinner cruise along the River Nile, with round-trip private hotel transfers. Travel to the riverside by private, air-conditioned minivan, and step aboard an elegant cruise boat, festooned in beautiful lights. Soak up the soft breezes and Cairo’s bright lights from the top deck as you glide by illuminated skyscrapers, bridges, mosques and other landmarks. Then, sit down to a delicious buffet dinner as you enjoy a colorful programme of folkloric entertainment, from sequinned belly dancing shows to whirling ‘tanoura’ shows.
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  • 4 hours
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$57.15
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$57.15
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Private Transfer from Cairo Airport

Private Transfer from Cairo Airport

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Especially after a long flight, arriving at Cairo airport can just be plain exhausting. Take the strain away and skip the stress of haggling with taxi drivers and wrangling unfamiliar cash when you prebook this convenient—and affordable—private transfer service. Your personal chauffeur will meet you at the main exit, right outside the arrivals hall, holding a sign with your name, then transfer you to your hotel or rental.
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  • 1 to 3 hours
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$11.74
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Inclusive Tour Giza Pyramids Sphinx Memphis Saqqara Lunch-Professional guide

Inclusive Tour Giza Pyramids Sphinx Memphis Saqqara Lunch-Professional guide

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View the ancient pyramids and relics of Giza, Sakkara and Memphis in one day on this privately guided trip from Cairo. With your own Egyptologist guide to bring the age-old monuments to life, start at the Giza Plateau to see the UNESCO-listed pyramids and mysterious Sphinx. Hear tales of their construction from your guide before continuing to Sakkara to admire Djoser’s step pyramid and visit some Old Kingdom tombs. Later, explore the open-air museum at Memphis, home to statues, sphinxes and other remnants of what was Egypt’s oldest capital.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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$65.00
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Nile Maxim Dinner Cruise on the Nile

Nile Maxim Dinner Cruise on the Nile

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Spend an evening cruising the Nile on an evening boat ride that includes dinner and live entertainment. After a convenient hotel pickup, embark on a romantic night out on the water. See the sunset over Cairo, enjoy a delicious dinner, listen to atmospheric live music, and watch two traditional dance performances—a belly dancing and Tanoura Sofy show.
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  • 3 hours
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$70.00
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5 Hours Trip from Cairo to El Mokkatm Mountain Cave Church

5 Hours Trip from Cairo to El Mokkatm Mountain Cave Church

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Discover the cave churches in El Mokattam Mountain on a 3-hour day-trip from Cairo, and discover the remarkable monastery of St. Simon the Tanner. Travel through ‘garbage city,’ home to the mostly-Coptic Zabbaleen trash collectors, learn how the churches were carved into the rock and see the site where the Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared. 
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  • 5 hours
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$49.45
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Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids

Sound and Light Show at Giza Pyramids

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Enjoy a whole new experience of the Pyramids of Giza by watching the Sound and Light Show—one of the best evening activities around Cairo. Learn about the history of the pyramids during the entertaining show and get close to the Sphinx and other pyramids to take pictures. Included Cairo hotel pickup and drop-off make this a seamless experience.
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  • 2 hours
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$45.00
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Private Customizable Day Tour To Abu Simbel From Aswan By Private Car

Private Customizable Day Tour To Abu Simbel From Aswan By Private Car

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Day tour approx. 9 Hours Runs Daily from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Private tour includes pick up service from your hotel in Aswan and return, Professional English-speaking Egyptologist guide, Entrance fees to the mentioned historical places, all transfers by a modern air-conditioned vehicle, Bottled water on board your vehicle and All service charges and taxes, Tour excludes Tipping and Personal expenses. Note : Kindly be informed that this tour requires a police permissions need to be done before 06:00 PM, So the tour can't be confirmed after this time.
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  • 9 hours
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$50.00
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day tour to Sakkara step pyramids, Memphis old city & Dahshur red bent pyramids

day tour to Sakkara step pyramids, Memphis old city & Dahshur red bent pyramids

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Discover the Saqqara Pyramids, Memphis Museum, and Pyramids of Dahshur on this half-day tour from Cairo. A private experience that’s bookable just for your group, the tour is led by an Egyptologist guide to give you all the background info you need about the pyramids, their architects, and their mythology. On the return journey, you’ll get a bonus stop at a carpet school where local children are taught to weave traditional Egyptian carpets.
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  • 6 hours
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$33.00
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Top Attractions Tour in Giza Pyramids And Horse carriage With panoramic view

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Top Attractions Tour in Giza Pyramids And Horse carriage With panoramic view

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Discover Egypt pyramids in one private Guided day tour. Visit the old landmarks of the pharaohs left in Egypt visit Giza pyramids Enjoy a wonderful tour with a historical guide to get acquainted with many of the secrets of the Pharaohs closely in the places of their renaissance, then enjoy a wonderful tour of the horse carriage in a wonderful atmosphere that brings you back time for a thousand years.
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  • 5 hours
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$44.00
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Private Half-Day Tour of Giza Pyramids and Sphinx with Qualifed tourguide

Private Half-Day Tour of Giza Pyramids and Sphinx with Qualifed tourguide

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Step into an ancient Egyptian landscape with a half-day, private tour of the pyramids at Giza and the Great Sphinx from Cairo. Enjoy the flexibility of a personal tour guide and private car as you explore the iconic sites, and hear stories about the kings, priests and workers who built the pyramids.
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  • 5 hours
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$25.00
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Full-Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara

Full-Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, Memphis, and Sakkara

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Discover some of Egypt’s greatest antiquities on a private Giza, Saqqara, and Memphis day trip from Cairo. With an Egyptologist guide, visit Giza to view the pyramids, Great Sphinx, and Valley Temple. Then, devote the afternoon to Saqqara and Memphis. Behold Saqqara’s age-old Step Pyramid of Zoser and scour the ruins of ancient Memphis, including its fallen statue of Ramses II. As this is a private tour, feel free to ask your guide to tailor the itinerary around you. Lunch, snacks, and hotel pickup and drop-off are all included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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Private Transfer - Cairo Airport Arrivals Hall to Hotel

Private Transfer - Cairo Airport Arrivals Hall to Hotel

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Getting from Cairo Airport to your hotel in Giza or Cairo can be a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be. There is a convenient option that takes the fuss out of renting a car or booking a taxi after a long journey. Book online, find your driver in the arrivals hall, then relax on the way to your hotel in a modern vehicle.
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  • 30 minutes to 1 hour
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$19.00
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Full-Day Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum and Bazaar

Full-Day Giza Pyramids and Egyptian Museum and Bazaar

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Explore the Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, and the Egyptian Museum, then visit Tahrir Square and Khan Khalili Bazaar on a full-day tour that takes in Cairo’s remarkable antiquities and modern life. See Egypt’s most iconic monuments on the Giza Plateau and visit the Valley Temple; pause for lunch at a local restaurant then get a glimpse of more recent history at the square that saw the ‘Arab Spring. ’ Discover the pharaohs’ gleaming treasures at the country’s leading museum and browse for souvenirs and spices at Cairo’s most vibrant souk. 
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$25.00
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Inclusive Tour Giza pyramids,Sphinx,Egyptian Museum,Bazaar, Pyramids view Lunch

Inclusive Tour Giza pyramids,Sphinx,Egyptian Museum,Bazaar, Pyramids view Lunch

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Make the most of even limited time in Egypt on an activity-packed full-day tour of Cairo, the ideal choice for first-time visitors on a time budget. You’ll benefit from the insider knowledge of an Egyptologist guide as you travel between top Cairo attractions such as the Giza Pyramids and the Egyptian Museum in air-conditioned comfort. Plus, an included camel ride and lunch make for a seamless experience.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar from Cairo

8-Hour Private Tour of the Pyramids, Egyptian Museum and Bazaar from Cairo

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Experience Cairo’s very best on a private, full-day tour that takes in ancient sites, artifacts, and a bustling bazaar. Ride a camel through the sand beside the soaring pyramids at Giza and go toe-to-toe with the enigmatic Sphinx. Pause for lunch before visiting the Egyptian Museum and explore the stunning collection of artifacts, mummies and royal treasures with your guide. Then continue to the Khan el Khalili bazaar to browse vibrant displays of fabrics, handicrafts, and antiques.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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$54.00
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Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara

Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara

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Rewind to ancient Egypt with this full-day private tour to Giza, Sakkara and Memphis. With your own Egyptologist guide, admire the magnificent pyramids at Giza. After learning about these age-old tombs and the Sphinx, leave Cairo to see the Sakkara pyramid, an extraordinary stepped tomb known as Egypt’s oldest pyramid. Lastly, continue to Memphis to discover the UNESCO-listed ruins of ancient Egypt’s capital, including a giant statue of Ramses II. Enjoy a flexible itinerary on this private tour, and upgrade to include lunch and entry to Giza’s Solar Boat Museum.
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  • 6 hours
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$165.30
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) costs USD 11.74. Guided Cairo Citadel (Citadel of Saladin) tours start around USD 11.74 per person.
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