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Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan

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Address: Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Private Walking Tour to Khan el-Khalili and Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
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Private Tour: Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan, Khan el-Khalili
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Private Tour: Islamic Cairo including Amr Ibn-AlAs-Ibn Tulun, Sultan Hassa and...

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A MUST VISIT

You have to pay entrance fees. There are 2 buildings on this site. On the right is the mosque which also acts as a mausoleum for the recent kings and queens of Egypt including... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You have to pay entrance fees. There are 2 buildings on this site. On the right is the mosque which also acts as a mausoleum for the recent kings and queens of Egypt including King Faruk. There is also a shrine of a sufi saint. The mosque has a large dome and any sound you make makes an echo

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing tour of islamic cairo and the citadel with Mahmoud Hokka. We got the full history of the citadel and islamic cairo, the architecture is just brilliant, worth the visit. Its old and quite historic, but the views the building are fascinating, worth the visit and best to combine in your islamic tour. We were blessed with Mahmoud Hokka, who... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful Mosques ever built. A must see if you are interested in religious architecture of any time and especially if Muslim.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a must see attraction. One of the historians called it the most magnificent mosque ever built.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

One of the main mosques to see in Cairo. It is described in all the guide books. Very interesting and worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Had a the chance to pop in to the old mosques around the cairo on our day out in Cairo- It's was an amazing experience. Plenty on history- we got to meet the imam of the mosque- nice gentleman. Must visit when in cairo. They only down side is they need to improve the ablution an toilet facilities.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Went with a friend visiting Egypt for the first time and she really enjoyed it! Taking you back in time walking into this mosque and experiencing the scale and seeing how connected it was to the city with may gates and alleys, and experiencing the quite courtyard in the middle is like a quite oasis in the middle of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

This is by far the most stunning mosque I have ever seen. It is flooded with light, huge, the lanterns are clean and hang from such a height. Even for those who are not religious could still find themselves lost in the peacefulness of the place. It doesn't take long to look around but I didn't want to leave, the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

This is the most beautiful Mosque. It's architecture is just stunning. It is simply beautiful and a truly lovely place to sit quietly and reflect. Cairo really has it all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

When strolling through Islamic Cairo, from Khan El Khalili, Azhar Mosk, through Ghoria and the tent maker's district towards the citadel, it is worth visiting Sultan Hassan Mosque. You will like the alabaster columns, old lamps and arabesque paintings.

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