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EXCURSION: ARCE Walk, Tombs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty

EXCURSION: ARCE Walk, Tombs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty

EXCURSION: ARCE Walk, Tombs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty

Date: Saturday, October 3, 2009, Bus leaves at 9:00 a.m.

Presenter: Tarek Swelim, Ph.D., Art Historian

Location: ARCE Cairo Center, 2 Midan Simon Boli­var in Garden City

Cost: ARCE Member: LE90, Non-member: LE100

Reservations: Call Mary Sadek 2794-8239, Fax: 2795-3052, Email:

Description: This is the first time that these sites are combined in one walk.

Drive to the Southern Cemetery and visit the following buildings:
- The Funerary complex of Hosh al-Basha (Tombs belonging to the direct decedents of Muhammad Ali & family members)
- The Mosque of al-Rifa’y (Tombs of the Khedive Ismail, his family including Kings Fuad & Faruq)
- The Mausoleum of Qubbat Affandina (Tombs of the Khedive Tawfiq and family)

Please dress very conservatively and wear walking shoes.  Women should bring headscarves.

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