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Mosque-Madrassa of al Ghouri

In front of al Ghouri Mausoleum, Cairo 11511, 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... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
MahAshraf
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Cairo
Great market stalls under the complex

My friends and I like to shop at the stalls- clothing materials, bedspread etc there but you have... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2015
HRS_6
,
Kluang, Malaysia
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6 Feb 2017
“A well-preserved Masterpiece”
17 May 2015
“Great market stalls under the complex”
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In front of al Ghouri Mausoleum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

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...More

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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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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?

Thank Peter S
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...More

Thank BobPraz
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