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Midan Hussein

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8-Hour Azhar Masjid Islamic Sites Tour
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“big square” (2 reviews)
“masjid” (4 reviews)
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

People used pray there for Hussein believing that he had been entombed there, especially Shiaa. a lot of cafeterias you can have coffee or tea

Thank Mohammad A
Reviewed 10 May 2017

really nice lively area within the khan khalili area of Cairo ,really a must see place that is rich in authentic Egyptian style ,fun place to walk and enjoy the local life with cafes surrounding the midan

Thank Princess_Huda
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Its a very famous attraction in cairo. It has traditional items and amazing amazing decorations. You would like to buy everything there. Also you can find nice restaurants with amazing food.

Thank lamiyaaa
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Always busy and noisy nice to see the islamic architecture, be careful while wandering there, get deeper in the area!

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

you have to find time for visiting this place and do not forgot your child history is important to know

Thank amrCairo
Reviewed 11 April 2017

It is called Midan Al Hussein due to the famous Al Hussein mosque in this area that has KHAN AL KHALILI famous Bazar, I suggest you go there with a tour company because it is crowded and hard to go to by yourself

Thank hylaman s
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Been there with my family. inside you can see people praying. My Aunt went to the women's side and said the Shia women were praying , and cried while hugging the silvery cage. it was an intense moment.

Thank IronMuZz
Reviewed 1 March 2017

its a god public place infront of the masjid. a lot of food courts are here. a nice public place, where people meets and eat and socialize. its part of the islamic cairo. at night it gets very bright and busy.

Thank Jalal I
Reviewed 19 February 2017

If you visit the Khan al Khalili you will know Midan Hussein - a focal point for hustlers, touts, guides, traders of all kinds and harassed tourists. Great to get a snack or drink in one of the restaurants nearby, pick up some incence mixed...More

Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 4 January 2017

As a place it is getting busier everyday. Watch out from beggars. If you are there to visit the mosque for prayers (this isn't a touristic mosque (unlike the mohamed ali mosque) ) you will enjoy it. At al hussein area you can visit khan...More

Thank houssam_sabry
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