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Half-Day Private Guided Tour of Coptic Cairo with Lunch
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Private Guided Day-Tour to Giza Pyramids Egyptian Museum and Ben Ezra Synagogue...
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The oldest existing synagogue in Cairo was originally a church in the 8th century.
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Coptic Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 days ago

impressive jewish synagogues which are few in Egypt it's very old and prestigious but take care it closes at 4

Thank mariam1400766
Reviewed 2 days ago

The building dates from the 1890s. It is mainly known for the 19th century discovery of a store room with old Hebrew and Aramaic texts also called the geniza. There is little sign of a Jewish presence anymore as most Jewish Egyptians have left the...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 3 days ago

Part of Coptic Cairo tour. Beautiful building. close to the Cavern. Suitable for all ages. Easy walking

Thank mnaidoo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This synagogue is a lovely little building but there is no sign of the apparently present is tiny Egyptian Jewish community who they say are "in charge". Also, there is supposedly the place where baby Moses was found in his reed basket by Pharoah's daughter...More

Thank more63
Reviewed 1 week ago

The synagogue is a true marvel in structure and beauty. Worth a visit to this area of Cairo, (Coptic)

Thank 888annl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

According to the guide, this placed is believed as the place where Moses picked up from water. The first and only synagouge we visited in Egypt. Photos are not allowed, so I didnt take photos here.

Thank dmarthen
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We visited Old Coptic Cairo and the Ben Ezra Synagogue in particular with a private guided tour. It’s been a great experience, our guide revealed a lot of interesting facts about the area and the Synagogue which was a former church. The story of how...More

1  Thank andyros2014
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Visited this Synagogue in Old Cairo. It is a blend of Jewish, Mislim and Christian Architecture that is just beautiful. There are several ancient Christian Churches in the area so be sure and take this in.

Thank coolreed
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great place which present the Egyptian Jewish heritage. even he old place but still have his glamour.

Thank emad k
Reviewed 16 August 2017

this temple had beautiful architecture... I am soo glad i got to visit it, however the fact that no photos were allowed was a bummer!

Thank Moka_travels
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Response from privet guide m | Reviewed this property |
Hello from Egypt the time starting from 8:00am tell 4:00 pm and no money to get inside its for free accept if you are with tour guide he will talk like 25$
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