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“Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi

Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi
Anfushi | Old Alexandria, Alexandria, Egypt
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Day Trip to Alexendria from Giza
Ranked #15 of 66 things to do in Alexandria
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“Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

Wonderful spirtiual place to visit, people over there are very friendly and helpful to show you around and to explain the history of the area

Visited April 2013
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Matara, Sri Lanka
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“good mosque”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

this is also an important place to see. it is very large and awesome
it is better to maintain those places for future generation to understand what ancient people have done.

Visited January 2013
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Canada, Quebec , Montreal
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“Impressive architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Masjid (Mosque in Arabic) of Abu Al Abbas Al Mursi is Alexandria's largest Mosque and one of the most important Islamic monuments.
The eight monolithic granite columns, the colonnade of elongated arches and the beautiful marble floor make you witness the greatness ofthe architecture of the Islamic and Egyptian Civilisation.

Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

The mosque was breath taking so beautiful, the art and workmanship was unbelieveable; you were given a bag to put your shoes in and the men had to wear a hat; ladies had to cover up neck, arms, legs, women and men pray separate. I liked that we were allow to see what a mosque look like and learn a little of their belief. We seen the Tomb of Mohamed Ali.
An over all good time.

Visited November 2012
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“Mosque Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

As a christian, it is interesting to go inside a mosque and find the spartan amenities with just carpets covering the floor. Our guide Mohamed pointed where the faithful has to face during prayer that is towards Mecca.

Visited November 2012
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