Half day Islamic Cairo

Sultan Hassan Mosque:

The mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan in Cairo is one of the largest and the most outstanding Islamic monuments in the world.

It was built between 1356 and 1363 by the Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan

 

 

Ibn-Tulun Mosque:  

The mosque of Ibn-Tulun Mosque is considered the second oldest mosque extant in Egypt dates back to the 9th century A.D.

The mosque was constructed in the Samarran style common with Abbasid construction.

it has an elegant spiral minaret,where you can go up to the top of it and enjoy the a view of Cairo.

 

 

Khan El-Kalili Bazaar:

The market dates back to 14th century,it is one of Cairo’s main attractions for tourists and Egyptians alike.

There you can find a lot of shops sell all kind of souvenirs.

In addition to shops,there are several coffeehouses, restaurants and street food vendors distributed throughout the market.

The coffee shops are generally small and quiet traditional serving Arabic coffee and usually offering shisha.

one of the oldest and most famous coffeehouses is Fishawi’s established in 1773 A.D.


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