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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

When i visited this mosque, there was a Rifai dhikr(zikr). Before my visit, i thought that this was the Ahmed Ar-Rifai mosque and that his tomb was in it, but it seems it was a mosque dedicated to a Rifai Sheikh and that was his...More

Thank yuzmech
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This mosques is very close to Madraset AlSultan Hassan. It contains the grave of King Farouk and many other famous figures.

Thank Mohamed_Elmonyer
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

I stayed longer at this mosque than it's neighbour the Sultan Hassan Mosque. It is large too, with several tombs from Royals. It seems to combine more styles and because it had simply more places to see it appealed to me more. It was also...More

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Gorgeous and huge mosque, worth a visit if you have time. Bonus was the tombs of the Shah of Iran and other members of the royal family. Very beautiful architecture.

Thank Eileen W
Reviewed May 18, 2018

This mosque was very quiet when we were there which allowed us to have a good look at the mosque. It is a large mosque, but relatively modern, being built in the late 19th early 20th centuries.It is in 2 sections, the prayer hall and...More

Thank Fiona1110
Reviewed April 20, 2018

From inside, this mosque is rectangular and very wide. consists of two parts, the part for prayer, and the rest for the place of welfare. The main part of the mosque to pray there are four large pillars lined with marble stones and connected with...More

Thank tppas2000
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We were here when the call to prayer was sung, that was one of the most magical chanting I have ever experienced, the acoustics in this place is to be experienced to be believed. The decoration and peace was fantastic

Thank Susanne M
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Just beside Sultan Hassan school and mosque is another marvel to the eye. AL rifaey Mosque is beyond wht words can describe. Marvellous Architecture as well as being where some of Egyptian royal family arr buried as well as Iranian Shah. Must not be missed...More

Thank Nevin M
Reviewed March 2, 2018

One of the more interesting mosques that we have visited because of the two large burial chambers. The most famous and most beautiful is the Mohammad Reza Shaw of Iran. Exquisite inlaid mineral panels and gilt Koran passages, beautifully lighted. Then, the last king of...More

Thank johnbarbaram2016
Reviewed February 25, 2018

one of the unique mosques in egypt as beside it's one of the most famous mosques it house tombs of some members of the royal family, khedive ismaiel, king Farouk and the last Shah of iran mohamed reda bahlawy

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Response from Fiona1110 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is in a part of the mosque that is open to everyone.
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fnehchiri
February 11, 2017|
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Response from Bartje1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is open to the public but I do not know the opening hours. I have no information about the ceremony.
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