Nearby: Islamic Cairo
Islamic Cairo is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel.Islamic Cairo, also referred to as Medieval Cai...
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Islamic Cairo
Islamic Cairo is a part of central Cairo noted for its historically important mosques and other Islamic monuments. It is overlooked by the Cairo Citadel.Islamic Cairo, also referred to as Medieval Cai...
Islamic Cairo - Wikipedia
Al-Azhar University
Al-Azhar University (AHZ-har; Arabic: جامعة الأزهر (الشريف)‎ Jāmiʻat al-Azhar (al-Sharīf), [ˈɡæmʕet elˈʔɑzhɑɾ eʃʃæˈɾiːf], "the (honorable) Azhar University") is a university in Cairo, Egypt....
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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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Khan el-Khalili
Khan el-Khalili (Arabic: خان الخليلي‎) is a major souk in the Islamic district of Cairo. The bazaar district is one of Cairo's main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.
The site...
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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...
Al-Hussein Mosque - Wikipedia
Muizz Street
Essam Azzam st. (Shariʻa al-Muizz li-Deen Illah) (30°02′ 48" N 31°15′ 36"E) in Islamic Cairo, Egypt is one of the oldest streets in Cairo, approximately one kilometer long. A United Nations study foun...
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Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex
31°15′35.57″E / 30.0460500°N 31.2598806°E / 30.0460500; 31.2598806The Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex was built between the years 1503 and 1505. This huge complex consists of a Khanqa...
Qalawun complex
The Qalawun complex (Arabic: مجمع قلاون‎) is a massive complex in Cairo, Egypt that includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum. It was built by the Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun i...
Madrassa of Al-Nasir Muhammad
The Madrassa of Al-Nasir Muhammad is a madrassa and mausoleum located in the Bayn al-Qasrayn region of Cairo, Egypt. It was built in the name of the Mamluk sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalawun, but it...
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Beshtak Palace
The Beshtak Palace or Qasr Bashtak ("Palace of Bashtak") is a historic palace and museum in Cairo, Egypt, built by the Mamluk amir Bashtak in the 14th century. It is located on Shariah al-Mu'izz (al-M...
Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda
Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda is one of the most important monuments in the old part of Islamic Cairo, Egypt. This building is an example of Ottoman and Mamluk architecture mixed with Islamic architectur...
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Maimonides Synagogue
The Maimonides Synagogue (Hebrew: בית כנסת הרמב"ם‎, translit: Beit Knesset ha-Rambam; Arabic: كنيس ابن ميمون‎), also known as the Rav Moshe Synagogue, is a historic synagogue located i...
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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-Azhar Park
Al-Azhar Park is a public park located in Cairo, Egypt.Among several honors, this park is listed as one of the world's sixty great public spaces by the Project for Public Spaces (PPS). The park was cr...
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Bab Zuweila
Bab Zuweila is a medieval gate in Cairo, which is still standing in modern times. It was also known as Bawabbat al-Mitwali during the Ottoman period, and is sometimes spelled Bab Zuwayla. It is consi...
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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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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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Bayt Al-Suhaymi
Bayt Al-Suhaymi ("House of Suhaymi") is an old Ottoman era house museum in Cairo, Egypt. It was originally built in 1648 by Abdel Wahab el Tablawy along the Darb al-Asfar, a very prestigious and expe...
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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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Dar al-Ifta al-Misriyyah
Dār al-Iftā' al-Miṣriyyah (Arabic: دار الإفتاء المصرية ‎) is an educational institute founded to represent Islam and a center for Islamic legal research since its establishment in 1313 AH/18...
Bab al-Nasr (Cairo)
Bab al-Nasr (Arabic: باب النصر‎, Gate of Victory), in Islamic Cairo is a massive fortified gate with rectangular stone towers flanking the semicircular arch of the eastern Portal. The origin...
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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...
Al-Hakim Mosque - Wikipedia
Bayt Al-Razzaz palace
The Bayt al-Razzaz Palace was constructed from the late 15th century through the late 18th century in the heart of medieval Cairo, Egypt.Bayt al-Razzaz is an abandoned 178-room urban palace in the Dar...
Bab al-Futuh
Bab al Futuh is a gate in the walls of the Old City of Cairo, Egypt, facing north. It was finished in the year 1087. It stands at the northern end of Muizz Street.The gate was part of fortification b...
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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...
Aqsunqur Mosque - Wikipedia
Amir Alin Aq Palace
Amir Alin Aq Palace (also known as Amir Khayrbak Palace, Emir Khayrbak Palace, or Amir Khayr Bek Palace) was built in 1293. It stands on the Darb al-Ahmar, the ceremonial road leading to the Citadel i...
Al Musafir Khana Palace
The Musafir Khana Palace also known as the Musafirkana Palace was built in Cairo, Egypt between 1779 and 1788 by Mahmud Muharram; a wealthy merchant. Muhammad Ali Pasha bought the palace in early 19t...
Complex of Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay
The funerary complex of Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay is an architectural complex built by Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay in Cairo's Northern Cemetery, completed in 1474. It is often considered one of the most b...
City of the Dead (Cairo)
The City of the Dead, or Cairo Necropolis (Qarafa, el-Arafa), is an Islamic necropolis and cemetery below the Mokattam Hills in southeastern Cairo, Egypt. The people of Cairo, the Cairenes, and most E...
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