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Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan

Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan: This massive mosque & madrassa is located in the old Cairo. it is one of the largest mosques in the world covering an area of 7906 sq.m. & built during the Mamluk Islamic era. It is considered as a vision of...More

Thank NURUL ALAM S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

old of the oldest and most beautiful huge mosques of Cairo...a magnificient example of islamic architecture..a place of beauty..

Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Breathtaking is too little to say. The mosques have wonderful architecture and tombs of very important kings

Thank Lina T
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is a huge Mamluk madrasa below the Citadel, with a peaceful courtyard and next to al-Rifa'i mosque.

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Beautiful mosque with lovely courtyard. We were fortunate to indulge in Friday prayers. Amazing thing is that all four branches of Sunni sect are represented with their own Madrassa for indoctrination and discussion.

Thank usmanibari
Reviewed 11 April 2017

it's close to the Citadel and one of the largest in the world. Built 757 AH-1356 AD. The tallest minaret is 68m; there are a total of 3. The 4th collapsed during construction and killed many people. Gorgeous tile work, mosaics and exotic lamps are...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This is a building of great power, both visually and politically. It conveys a religious equivalent of a kind of fortress. Within there is a statement of strength, utter assurance and yet a welcoming quality unusual for such a monumental building.

Thank nycexpatagain
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Madrassa means school and this the place for religious studies of the Islam. The mosque and the madrassa are side by side in two old big constructions.

Thank Tip4travellers
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Drop your shoes with the shoe man and wander around these mosques. You'll see lots of locals studying and sometimes chanting. Huge beautiful rooms and nice courtyards.

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

This is classified as the most important Islamic architecture ever with the biggest stone constructed vault It has a u unique stone lintels and construction details and moquarnasas which is the transition between rectangular base and circular base. The mosque is famous for its qibla,...More

Thank Ibrahim E
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What are Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan working days and hours for visiting?
27 November 2016|
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Response from Sarah S | Reviewed this property |
its everyday from 9 Am to 5 PM i believe i hope you enjoy it
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