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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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Sultan Hassan

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This is a massive complex very near to the citadel of Cairo. There is a good amount of security here but very few tourists. When we visited we had just around 3 other people. Its a very beautiful building and you get to know the story of Sultan Hasan who built it. Take some time to soak in the architecture... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Again another master piece of Islamic history you go there to be bedazzled ....its like yoga if its a place to go a peace of mind ..... another must go place in cairo

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I live in Egypt and can visit Sultan Hassan whenever I like, and I like to as frequently as possible. Sultan Hassan is a very old mosque in Old Cairo that was a university and also one of the oldest hospitals in the world. Much of its space is open to the sky and has some of the most amazing... More 

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