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Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas

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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

one of the oldest mosques in egypt it is almost the same age of islam in egypt , very beautiful and you can enjoy it if you like the historical place

Thank Ahmad B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The mosque itself sits atop a hill and has some interesting vantage points to take in parts of the city below. It is a beautiful sanctuary steeped in history where you can quietly take in the beauty of the mosque itself. Given this is a...More

Thank Uniqueoutlook
Reviewed 1 week ago

it,s very nice mosque in the middle of Egypt , it,s one of the oldest mosque in Egypt, i like it very much

Thank Hossamtanahi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful old landmark in old Cairo. all mosques close at 5. Women need to have their legs and head covered (bring a scarf);

Thank Pascale R
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Went sightseeing and my husband wanted to see this mosque. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable so made sightseeing much more interesting. This mosque was the 1st mosque in Africa. The people in the mosque were warm. They provided clothes to put over to...More

Thank Cinderella786
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I wanted to explore it but I was turned off by the garbage thrown all over the entrance and it's so disrespectful considering that was the first mosque in Egypt!

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We almost missed the Amr Ibn El-Aas mosque having been only vaguely aware of where it was whilst we were wandering towards the coptic part of Cairo but we were really glad we went in and explored. It's hard to wrap your head around the...More

3  Thank Mazarello
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is the site of the oldest mosque in Cairo but the current mosque is not old. This is only the site.

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I love this mosque and its history. Unfortunately today there were many school trips and the kids thought it a great place to run wild. They were also running up and down the 'minbar' which is the province of the imam, and the teachers with...More

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Very historic Mosque which is near the Coptic area and several other historic buildings. Has been rebuilt but is still full of history.

Thank Mark G
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