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This is considered one of Egypt's largest and oldest mosques, which was built between AD 876 and AD 879 by an Abbasid governor sent from Baghdad to rule over Egypt.
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Al-Basatin, off Al-Saliba Street, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ibn Tulun is located in the islamic part of Cairo and is one of the oldest mosques dating from around 900 BC. There is no entrance fee and you can climb on the roof of the mosque for a great view of the neighbourhoods or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Liana B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest Islamic masjid with the different type of minarets as well as parapet. Great history is there for this masjid. Very high above ground level to safe guard against flood, hence to climbs many steps to reach in side the main hall.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018

big mosque, with the old soul of islam, a beautiful quiet place, u can also visit the museum just beside it

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariam m
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

This little mosque is simple but breathtaking. The mouadhan (person who calls the Muslims for the prayer) made us a demo of the acoustic by reciting some verses of the Holy Quran. It was a amazing. And it is a quite place you can really...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nordine J
Reviewed October 16, 2018

First of all I don't take Tours to go to these kind of places because I love to observe the peace and serenity in the air and I try to go when Not many tourists are around. This is the oldest and most eloquent mosque...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

the best and biggest one if you want to see something unique you have to go there the mosque of Ahmed ibn tulon

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

lovely mosque of Ibn tulun diffidently needs a visit once you are in Cairo, archticket not found a cross the glob.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

I loved this mosque, I visited it as a part of a tour but I would not recommend that tour. It was way too expensive for the things you actually get to see. Remember when visiting this mosque: you must cover knees and shoulders

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carmen v
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Beautiful mosque. Just make sure you ask the people working there if you could get right to the top. Be aware though, they'll ask you for tips just for walking you from one end of the mosque to the other. Also, note, in this mosque,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

it`s still under restoration but if you go there don`t miss climbing the stairs of the famous spiral minaret , the view is amazing from high up.

Date of experience: July 2018
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I don't have the ticket, but it will be approximately 60 LE.
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