Mosques, Cairo

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    Many Number of Mosques in Cairo

    by machomikemd Written Oct 28, 2013
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    Favorite thing: As Egypt is an Islamic Country since the 10th century after the conquests of the Fatimids and the Mamluks and the Ottomans. There are many numbers of mosques in Cairo and Greater Cairo Area as a testament of the devotion of the Egyptian to Islam, among the famous Mosques are the Al Azhar Mosque, the Sultan Hassan Mosque, Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Mosque of Ibn Al As and more. You can visit some of the mosques as only a few allow entry of non muslims.

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    Islamic Cairo

    by Kuznetsov_Sergey Updated Nov 21, 2007

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    Islamic Cairo
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    Favorite thing: The Islamic part of Cairo differs very much from its Christian area. It deserves the separate day of excursion, better – several days. Unfortunately I was lack of time and was able to admire only part of numerous Islamic sights.

    Among them: the Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque, Sultan Hasan Mosque, El-Rifai Mosque, El-Azhar Mosque, Sayyidna el-Husein Mosque, Mosque of Sultan Barquq Qalaun, Mausoleum of Qalaun and Khan el-Khalili Bazaar.

    You may watch my video-clip from my personal channel on YouTube: 2 min 44 sec Egypt Cairo Islamic 2007

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    Ibn Touloun The mosque of...

    by evliyasems Updated Aug 26, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Ibn Touloun

    The mosque of Ibn Toulon date from IXth century. It is the oldest monument of Cairo. Its high strengthened walls capped with a covered way with merlons which evokes glorious times of the domineering Islam.

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    Ibn Tulun Mosque, more similar...

    by catarata Updated Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Ibn Tulun Mosque, more similar to a fortress than to a mosque, so solemn and simple. I was not lucky as it was full of workers rebuilding the inside, but.....well it was good anyway.

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    Al Azahar Mosque, one of the...

    by catarata Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Favorite thing: Al Azahar Mosque, one of the most famous and holy mosques in the arab world. In the night, the lights give it a misterious shade in the middle of Khan el Khalili.

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    City of minarets and domes

    by leffe3 Written Jan 18, 2003

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    Favorite thing: The sign of Islam dominates the Cairo skyline, with, seemingly at least, more minarets and domes than Istanbul.

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    Islamic Architecture

    by antiphonos Written Oct 2, 2002

    Favorite thing: provides several opportunities for great pictures. this is one of the smaller minarets in Cairo mosques.

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    look up

    by antiphonos Written Oct 2, 2002

    Favorite thing: Minarets are everywhere. the spires are all unique, and the subtleties of Islamic architecture will amaze you.

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