EXCURSION: Explore the Tombs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty Find us
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Join ARCE on a day-trip exploring the tombs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty. The trip is led by Tarek Swelim.
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 and family members)
- The Mosque of al-Rifa’y (Tombs of the Khedive Ismail, his family including Kings Fuad & Faruq)
- The Mausoleum of Qubbat Affandina/Afifi (Tombs of the Khedive Tawfiq and family)
Date/Time: Saturday, September 25, 2010; meet at ARCE, bus leaves at 9:00 a.m.
Cost per person: 100 LE members, 130 LE non-members
Additional entrance fees are required--cost does not include entrance fees
Please dress very conservatively and wear walking shoes. Women should bring headscarves.
Reservations: Call Mary Sadek 2794-8239, Fax: 2795-3052, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
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