Egypt Mosque

           

 

  

 


 
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To choose just one Egypt mosque to visit it may be a difficult thing to do since there are so many interesting and captivating mosques in Egypt. The most numerous mosques are in Cairo and among the most important are: Sultan Hassan Mosque, the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As, the Mosque of Ibn Tulun, Al Hussein Mosque, and Mosque of Muhammad Ali. The Mosque of Sultan Hassan was built in 1363 AD and it is a masterpiece of architecture. The burial hall, the staircase and the entrance portal are the most interesting parts of the mosque. Mosque of Amr or the Mosque of Amr ibn al-As was built from the order of general Amr ibn al-As in 642 AD, being the first mosque ever built in Egypt and in the entire Africa. The general`s son, Abdullah, is buried in one of the mosque's corner. Unfortunately, nothing from the actual form of the mosque is dating from the initially construction. The Mosque of Ibn Tulun amazes the world by the fact that it is the oldest mosque in Cairo that keeps its initially form. The mosque was built between 876 AD and 879 AD. Al Hussein Mosque is considered a significant holly Islamic place in Cairo. It was built in 1154 in the Fatimid's cemetery. The oldest are of the mosque, dating from the construction's year is the mausoleum. The Mosque of Muhammad Ali - made by the Pasha with the same name, in the memory of one of his sons, Tusun Pasha, who passed away in 1816. The mosque is placed in the Cairo Citadel and was built between1830-1848. The mosque has two twin minarets that can be seen from all Cairo.

 
 

 

Egypt Mosque

 

 
   

 

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