Mosque and Khanqah of Shaykhu
The Mosque of Grand Emir Sayf al-Din Shaykhu al-Nasiri was built in 750, or 1349 C.E. and the Khanqah was built six years later in 756 or 1355 C.E. Shaykhu was the Grand Amir under the rule of Sultan ...
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Mosque of Amr ibn al-As
The Mosque of Amr ibn al-As (Arabic: جامع عمرو بن العاص‎), also called the Mosque of Amr, was originally built in 641–642 AD, as the center of the newly founded capital of Egypt, Fustat. The...
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Al-Nasir Muhammad Mosque
The Sultan al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qala'un Mosque is an early 14th-century mosque at the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt. It was built by the Mamluk sultan Al-Nasr Muhammad in 1318 as the royal mosque of the Ci...
Mosque of Khushqadam El-Ahmadi
The Mosque of Khushqadam El-Ahmadi is on El-Seyufia Street in Cairo and was built in 1366. The building was originally the palace of Emir Tashtimur. The building became a mosque in the late 15th centu...
Al-Azhar Mosque
Al-Azhar Mosque (Arabic: الجامع الأزهر‎ al-Gāmi` al-Azhar, "mosque of the most resplendent") is a mosque in Islamic Cairo in Egypt. Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid Caliphate commission...
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Mosque of Ibn Tulun
The Mosque of Ahmad Ibn Ţūlūn (Arabic: مسجد أحمد بن طولون‎) is located in Cairo, Egypt. It is arguably the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest mosqu...
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Tomb of Salar and Sangar-al-Gawli
Tomb of Salar and Sangar al-Gawli is located near the Ibn Tulun Mosque along Saliba Street in Medieval Cairo. It contains the of joint mausoleums of Sayf el-Din Salar and Alam el-Din Sangar el-Gawli, ...
List of mosques in Cairo
Cairo has always been known as the City of a Thousand Minarets due to the large amount of mosques, and its well known reputation of a beautiful skyline of minarets that can be seen from any high roof....
Al-Hussein Mosque
The Al-Hussein Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الإمام الحسين‎; Egyptian Arabic: جامع سيدنا الحسين; alternative transliterations: Husayn, Hussain, Husayn, Hussayn; also prefixed by the honorific title...
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Abu al-'Ila Mosque
Sultan Abu al-'Ila Mosque (Arabic: السلطان أبو العلا ‎) is one of most famous mosques in Islamic Cairo in Egypt. The mosque now based on 23 pure white marble columns .the platform is masterp...
Mosque of Amir al-Maridani
The Mosque of Amir Altinbugha al-Maridani, dating from 1340 CE, is a mosque from the era of the Mamluk Sultanate of Cairo, Egypt. Located just outside of the Bab Zuweila, it was built on the outskirts...
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Jami al-Qarafa Mosque
The Jami al-Qarafa Mosque, since destroyed, was the second mosque built by the Fatimid dynasty in their new capital of Cairo after their conquest of Egypt in 969.The mosque was built in 976 by order o...
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Mosque of Muhammad Ali
The great Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha or Alabaster Mosque (Arabic: مسجد محمد علي, Turkish: Mehmet Ali Paşa Camii) is a mosque situated in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt and commissioned by Muhammad Al...
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Lulua Mosque
The Lulua Mosque (Arabic: مسجد لؤلؤة‎) (meaning:the Pearl) is a mosque in Cairo, Egypt, that was built in 1015–16 AD. The mosque is also known by many other names like al-Lu'lu'a Mosque, M...
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Aqsunqur Mosque
The Aqsunqur Mosque (also known as the Blue Mosque or the Mosque of Ibrahim Agha) is located in Cairo, Egypt and is one of several "blue mosques" in the world. It is situated in the Tabbana Quarter in...
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List of mosques in Kairouan
Kairouan was founded in about the year 670 when the Arab general Uqba ibn Nafi of Amir Muauia selected a site in the middle of a dense forest, then infested with wild beasts and reptiles, as the locat...
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Juyushi Mosque
Juyushi Mosque (Arabic: الجامع الجيوشى‎ "Mosque of the Armies") was built by Badr al-Jamali who was "Amir al-Juyush" (امير الجيوش "Commander of the Armies") for the Fatimid Caliphate. The mo...
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Mosque of Abu Dahab
The Mosque of Abu Dahab is a mosque in Cairo, Egypt just beside Al Azhar Mosque. The mosque was built by the Amir Mohamed Beh Abu El Dahab, one of the leaders of Egypt during the rule of the Ottoman E...
Al-Rifa'i Mosque
31°18′37.46″E / 30.1545639°N 31.3104056°E / 30.1545639; 31.3104056Al-Rifa'i Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الرفاعى‎, transliterated also as Al-Rifai, Al-Refai, Al-Refa'i, and ...
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Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan is a massive Mamluk era mosque and madrassa located near the Citadel in Cairo. Its construction began 757 AH/1356 CE with work ending three years later "without ev...
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Aqmar Mosque
Al-Jam`e Al-ِAqmar(Arabic: الجامع الأقمر‎, literally:Moonlit mosque) or Al-Aqmar Mosque, also called Gray mosque, is a mosque in Cairo, Egypt dating from the Fatimid era. It was built in the...
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Al-Salih Tala'i Mosque
The Mosque of Al Salih Tala'i (Arabic: مسجد الصالح طلائع ‎) is a late Fatimid-era mosque commissioned by the vizir Tala'i ibn Ruzzik in 1160. It is located south of Bab Zuweila, just outside...
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Madrasa of Sarghatmish
The cruciform Madrasah of the Amir Sarghatmish, built in 1356, lies to the northeast of the Mosque of Ibn Tulun outside Cairo proper, in Medieval Cairo. The building's school, mosque, and mausoleum ca...
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Al-Hakim Mosque
Al-Jam`e Al-Anwar (Arabic: الجامع الانور‎, Anwar Mosque, literally:The Enlightened Mosque) also Al-Hakim Mosque is a major Islamic religious site in Cairo, Egypt. It is named after Imam Al-H...
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Mosque of al-Zahir Baybars
The Mosque of al-Zahir Baybars is a mosque built in Cairo, Egypt by the Mamluk Sultan al-Zahir Baybars al-Bunduqdari (r. 1260-1277).
Sultan al-Zahir Baybars al-Bunduqdari was an influential leader...
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Mosque of Sultan al-Muayyad
The Mosque of Sultan al-Mu'ayyad is a Mosque in Cairo, Egypt next to Bab Zuwayla built by the Mamluk sultan Al-Mu'ayyad Sayf ad-Din Shaykh from whom it takes its name. Construction began in 1415 and t...
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