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An Open musuem

Filled with Historical Mosques and Mausoleums on both sides, the street is considered to be an open museum. The street caters for many great mosques known for their wood and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
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80 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Filled with Historical Mosques and Mausoleums on both sides, the street is considered to be an open museum. The street caters for many great mosques known for their wood and marble artworks (Sultan Barquq mosque, Sultan Qalawoon Mosque and Mohamed Aly Charity Foundations) There is a single ticket for all the attractions. The street is also a great place to... More 

Thank MahAshraf
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Idk how this is ranked #96 on trip advisor and some malls come before it! First of all, this could be easily ranked as number 2 after the pyramids, as Egyptian living in Cairo for 25 years now I'm telling you this is the most important street in the history of old Cairo, and can't be missed, each corner has... More 

Thank Ahmed R
Cairo, Egypt
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

One of the many "must visit" places in Cairo, where you feel how life was in the 17th/18th and 19th century, mainly Islamic architecture, and hand made goods. The place is a long street, with tiles on the floor, filled with Mosques, Houses, and much more. One complete house that represents this era's Idea of a house, is Al-Seheimy house,... More 

Thank Moataz S
Cairo, Egypt
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247 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This newly restored street is home to a many masterpieces of Islamic architecture including palaces, mosques, schools, sabeels (i.e. fountains), hammans (baths), and even a hospital. The street is a thousand years old and several buildings are a few hundred years old. There is no fee for visiting the street, but there are fees if you want to visit the... More 

Thank Hatem R
Giza, Egypt
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52 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Feel like taking a walk through a history book? Take that walk up & down El Muez L Deen Ellah street. The ancient tiled road is so rich with history on both sides, it is just fascinating, especially on a nice breezy Cairo automn evening. Try the cafes in the off roads and don't forget to make the short trip... More 

Thank EhabSerry
Nasr City, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

In most historic places around the whole world; you can't find all these ancient buildings & landmarks together in one street , really preserved & finally cleaned, decorated & taken care of by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.

1 Thank RaoufElkoussy
Cairo, Egypt
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53 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

It had a beautiful old restored house called Beit El Sehemy house. I enjoyed the fact there were no tourists and we could watch the street come alive in the late morning.

Thank WoodlandsKiki
Sharm El Sheikh
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

Very lovely place to go and watch the islamic old cairo, very good place to take amazing memory pictures

1 Thank Samuraisushisharm
Wheaton, Maryland
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

This is the street at the heart of Medieval Cairo- with the highest concentration of Medieval Islamic monuments in the world. Recent renovations have turned it into a European-esque ped-zone during the day, while still retaining its Cairene flavor. Egypt is more than just pyramids & this is a worthy introduction to the past 1400 years of Islamic history, for... More 

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