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Mohamed Ali Mosque

Citadel of Saladin, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+966 56 190 2395
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Located in the Citadel, this mosque was built between 1824 and 1857 in the Ottoman style by Mohammad Ali Pasha, a ruler of Egypt.
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  • Average8%
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Citadel of Saladin, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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+966 56 190 2395
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"beautiful mosque"
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"blue mosque in istanbul"
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"remove your shoes"
in 24 reviews
"clock tower"
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"ottoman style"
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"shoe covers"
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"military museum"
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"beautiful inside"
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"great view of the city"
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"amazing architecture"
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"islamic cairo"
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"take pictures"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Though this can not be compared with those Engineering Marvels of Before Christ structures like Pyramids and temples, this Mosque has some thing to it. Nice place to visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Those who have visited Istanbul or any mosque in Turkish style of architecture will be underwhelmed by this mosque. I found it to be out of place in Cairo; however, if taken in historical context its very much a reminder of Turkish influences on the...More

Thank Sabmar
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is beautiful, ancient and you feel you are walking through history. It is not very well taken care of though. But it is definitely worth seeing. A music festival is held there in August starting 8 PM , every night till 12 AM....More

Thank imaneissa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Place is historical since 19 century. It is film of stories to tell and sites to see however it needs huge care and cleaning. I wonder why it is left like that with no care.

Thank Mohammad Y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing place. stunning inside. show respect and keep the noise down - people are praying. the feeling of peace inside was a balm to the noise and bustle of Cairo.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and i spent the morning here, she covered her head and shoulders and wore something long out of respect for the religion. On the day we went there were egyptian school children there, all wanted photos taken with us!. Inside the Mosque it...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Setting on top of a mountain seeing a panoramic view of old Cairo. Exact cope of the sultan Abdullah Hamid mosque in Istanbul. Full of history, rich in culture a nice place to visit on your trip to discover old Cairo.

Thank Hesham E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This mosque has a unique design and it is the only mosque in Cairo having this design style. It is located in a high place from which you can see all Cairo. It is nice for families.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

if you come to Cairo don`t miss visiting this amazing domed style mosque built in 1835, the motifs in the ceiling are pretty precise and beautiful.

Thank Ahmed H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated atop the Citadel of Saladin and overlooking Cairo, one might even see the pyramids from here. Unique decoration inside, emphasized by the penetrating light. A marvel: all the colors and vivid decorations in the enormous domes and on the mighty pillars. Hundreds of typical...More

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