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Mohamed Ali Mosque

Citadel of Saladin, Cairo 11511, Egypt
+966 56 190 2395
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Located in the Citadel, this mosque was built between 1824 and 1857 in the Ottoman style by Mohammad Ali Pasha, a ruler of Egypt.
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Citadel of Saladin, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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"beautiful mosque"
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"blue mosque in istanbul"
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"remove your shoes"
in 24 reviews
"clock tower"
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"shoe covers"
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"ottoman style"
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"beautiful inside"
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"military museum"
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"great view of the city"
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"amazing architecture"
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"historical place"
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"islamic cairo"
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful mosque within the Citadel with an amazing view for Cairo. You will walk uphill a bit so make sure you have very comfortable shoes. There is plenty of places to buy a water or snack here.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The pictures don't do it justice. What a beautiful place. As I have said about many places in Cairo, I came this far and I wanted to see it all....because I won't be back!

Thank cokerbud
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The imposing Mohammad Ali Mosque, which was modelled on the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, towers about Cairo. It has had several uses, including Mosque and also a prison. Currently, there are some renovations being conducted and some cleaning of the external walls as the mosque...More

Thank R0hanL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We toured the mosque and the citadel and found it to be very beautiful. It is unfortunate they don't have the ability to keep it up properly. Definitely worth a visit make sure to bring your camera .

Thank stevenq99
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Located on a hill overlooking Cairo, the Mohamed Ali Mosque is huge and impressive. The decoration inside is beautiful. The site is an old fortress above Cairo. This is a pleasant change-of-pace from the far-older antiquities.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is massive and there is a ton of history here you can take a tour which won't take than an hour to see the essentials here. Very important historical site

Thank matthewrB1722JB
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reminds you of Istanbul. Impressive structure with beautiful chandeliers and the hanging lights. Lovely view of Cairo.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the main attractions of Cairo. The citadel built by Salah ElDin and the Mohamed Ali Mosque. A must see.

Thank ghonaimy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

one of the best mosques ever in the world, it's not only a mosque but a huge castle with many different attachments and museums. The place is a must visited. its located in the heart of old Islamic Cairo, where you find many other places...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visiting an hour before Friday prayers. Inside and outside it is visualy stuinning. We were asked to leave when calls to prayer started (understandable) but hung around outside while the Amim called prayers, which was awesome to listen to.

Thank markjango
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