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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find the muezzin/call to prayer lead he may take you into a back mausoleum chamber and sing the Shahada for you. It is absolutely transporting and painfully beautiful for anyone of any faith to hear. This is a magnificent piece of architecture.

Thank Aulani M
Reviewed 10 May 2017

once you visit this place you can feel a different atmosphere of travelling in the past and having the charm and beauty of old city of cairo with the great architecture

Thank Haniali
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This huge Mamluk-revival mosque was built in the 1870s and stands next to the Sultan Hasan madrasa. I most enjoyed some of its decorative elements.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This 19th century mosque is right next door to the Al Hassan Mosque and contains a large courtyard that is asking for renovation.

Thank usmanibari
Reviewed 11 April 2017

the mosque was built in the 19th century for the Egyptian Royal family.. Anwar Sadat had granted the Shah asylum after he was forced to leave Iran. It's an interesting place to visit, especially when you know something about the life of the Shah and...More

Thank Marion W
Reviewed 28 February 2017

A remarkableh historical mosque and monument , Khedive Ismail mother Khoshiar ordered this mosque built after she was cured from a fatal chronic disease that European doctors failed to treat by a Al Rifai , who was a sophist

Thank Mustafa R
Reviewed 27 February 2017

One of the best architectural piece in Cairo. From outside, you dont feel much how the building is massive and well organized. It looks simple because of the facade covering which has only same color stone. But the inside, it is very impressive. Ornamentation and...More

Thank FatihErmihan
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Very large and well directed Mosques. Part of the complex below the citadel. Usually included in the tours. Well worth the time.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is one not to be missed! It is usually part of tours that take you to the citadel which is only a few minutes away but this area is simply studded with places to see. This mosque is of particular interest and importance because...More

Thank Amin A
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This mosque is huge. It is unlike many of the other mosques in that it is poorly lit and cold. It is meant to be the pilgrimage site for sufi types.

Thank abuai
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Is the visit to resting place if Mohamad Reza shah allowed to public? Also is it allowed around his memorial day when there is ceremony?
11 February 2017|
Response from Bartje1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open to the public but I do not know the opening hours. I have no information about the ceremony.
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