I visited this mosque as part of a tour of the Old City of Cairo. It is quite impressive, and very well maintained.
About Mosque of Al-Azhar
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Beautiful building and interesting to visit. If you take a tour your guide will more than likely be Muslem so can feel the passion they have for their places of worship. Its worth a visit with a good guide.
Very clean and properly maintained. Closes at 4 pm. Need tour guide to understand and hear all history. Ladies need to wear full gown , no shoes allowed. But their is space you can keep it for safety. Very historic building . Its so amasing...More
Sadly the Al Azhar university is no longer here so you can't take a peek at what is one of the largest and most respected places of Islamic scholarship
We visited this Mosque when we were at Khan al khalili and were quite surprised for its enormous size and the beautiful interiors. Lots of people around in the open yard enjoying the beautiful weather as it was a pleasant evening. Some parts were closed...More
The most famous Mosque in the world and home of the most prestigious scholars! The Azhar mosque is an architectural wonder, an esteemed institution, and fabulous place of worship. You are overcome with an overwhelming sense of calm once you set foot here. A definite...More
I like to travel around and visit as many mosques as possible, this one was a must in Cairo! The are in the centre of the mosque is perfect for kids to play around in and the mosque is super calm with a good amount...More
One of the oldest mosques in Cairo with a central location in the historic Islamic center with nice Fatimid architecture. The mosque is near to other famous mosque (Masjid Alhussein) and not far from Souq khan-Elkhalili where you can buy diffrent kind of souvenirs with...More