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“paradise” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Islamic Cairo

Islamic Cairo
Midan Silah ad-Din, Cairo, Egypt
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Ranked #9 of 144 Attractions in Cairo
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Owner description: After the Muslims conquered Egypt in 641 AD, they built their city, Al-Fustat, on what is now the southern border of modern Cairo. Today, this section of the city contains many important sites including the Mosque of Sultan Hassan, Mosque of al-Azhar and the Khan al-Khalili market, which is considered the heart of this area.
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Alexandria, Egypt
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“paradise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

it's very crowded area with a huge number of beautiful mosques and old hundered years old houses,really walking down those streets is amazing.

Visited April 2013
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“Islamic monuments in Cairo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Artistic beauty of Islamic monuments is not limited to mosques only. it also includes houses and palaces side by side with fortresses and architectural construction. the most famous Islamic place are Al-Moa'ez street and Al-Azhar mosque. Islamic places in Cairo is full of immortal mosques with fabulous facades.

Visited October 2012
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“great location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I really liked to be there it is has aspecial location with old buildings
I really recomended all people to visite this place

Visited October 2012
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“Travelling back to old days”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

If you want to smell the ancient age of Cairo, you must visit Islamic Cairo; you will wander of the great art and atmosphere only available in Cairo and shown all around in the building, lane, and alley, nowhere else. Incredible artwork, which last for such period and done by great artists without the technology of now, with narrow roads, Lane and alley but you enjoy the incredible climate without AC even in summer time, you feel comfort and flashback in old days, trip you will never regret.

Visited June 2013
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“A beautiful area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

You will not believe all the incredible mosques and madrassas in the area. If you love architecture, any kind, this are as for you. Any of the major guide books will have routes for you to take to see all it has to offer.

Visited September 2012
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