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El Muayyad Mosque

By Bab Zuwaila, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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6 Aug 2017
“What a beautiful Mosque”
22 Apr 2017
“A lovely mosque”
By Bab Zuwaila, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

I wasn't imagine how beautiful is this Mosque, it has a tricky entrance like that of Sultan Hassan Mosque. It has very beautiful decorations most of them with gold. Unfortunately, you can't explore all the Mosque as some parts are closed and really it needs...More

Thank mittle
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This mosque dates from 1420 although it feels earlier in its plan. The twin minarets of Bab Zuwaila loom over it.

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed 4 July 2015

nice building with great panoramic views of Cairo from here . good interior decoration design and lots of marble very nice

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 29 October 2012

This mosque was built by Sultan al-Mu'ayyad Shaykh in 1415 on the site of the prison in which he was previously jailed. It's one of the largest mosques in Cairo. The entrance portal is impressive, and the prayer hall has beautiful painted ceilings and its...More

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