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Address: In front of al Ghouri Mausoleum, Cairo, Egypt

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A well-preserved Masterpiece

The Complex of one of the last Mamluki sultans built in the early 15th century contains a Mosque, tomb and a religious school (Madrasa). The complex is a few steps from Al-Azhar... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Complex of one of the last Mamluki sultans built in the early 15th century contains a Mosque, tomb and a religious school (Madrasa). The complex is a few steps from Al-Azhar and Imam Al-Hussein mosque and is one of the fine well preserved Mamluki architecture examples. The mosque is open for visitor during day time till Isha (night) prayer... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

My friends and I like to shop at the stalls- clothing materials, bedspread etc there but you have to bargain. The place is a bit crowded and cleanliness is questionable. This Alghuri Complex was built in 1503-5 and has unique architecture

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

A step back in time seeing the Sufi Dancing with thelocals. This felt more like a step back in time considering what we experienced was something little changed for 2000 years?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2012

This is actually one of the most richly decorated mosques in Cairo, as it is one of the last great buildings built by the Mamluk sultans before Egypt was conquered by the Turkish Ottomans in the 16th century. The beautiful facade of the building and the elaborate canopy of its entrance portal are faced by a nearly identical facade of... More 

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