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Front Tripartite Salient of Fatimid Art

I simply loved finding this mosque. It is the height of Fatimid architecture. The front three... read more

Reviewed February 22, 2018
SLWS5775
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Jerusalem, Israel
Ancient Shiite (Ismaili) mosque

This Fatimid mosque (1125) has a great façade on Sharia al-Muizz and is older than most of the... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2017
NicJBoston
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Feb 22, 2018
“Front Tripartite Salient of Fatimid Art”
Apr 22, 2017
“Ancient Shiite (Ismaili) mosque”
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

I simply loved finding this mosque. It is the height of Fatimid architecture. The front three salients have some unique "firsts". One first are the use of stalactites on the front facade. Also, the qibla is on an angle to the street. It is the...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

This Fatimid mosque (1125) has a great façade on Sharia al-Muizz and is older than most of the surrounding Mamluk buildings. You can visit for a little baksheesh.

Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed March 12, 2017

This is a small mosque one will pass by on El Moez street. It is notable for its facade, which is elaborately decorated with inscriptions and geometric carving. Also the facade follows the line of the street whereas the inside angles towards the orientation of...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

It's very nice masjid at the begining of Al Moez ledin Allah Alfatemy street neer bab al fotouh (Al Fotouh Gate) of old cairo has a court (sahn) and nice member to say the khotba from

Thank hatematalla
Reviewed May 22, 2016

A small but very beautiful and amazingly decorated mosque... It has been renovated but it's built in the same old original designs.

Thank huz52
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Known as the smallest mosque in historical Cairo, Al-Aqmar mosque facade is a perfect example of classical islamic architecture. On the other hand, the interior of the mosque isn't as amazing as it's exterior but it's worth a look. Should pass by if in Muizz...More

Thank MahAshraf
Reviewed May 24, 2013

This mosque was built by imam Amir (ra) in cairo. The facade is a masterpiece. It depicts many fatemid aspects. Every detail has an importance pages and pages long. The Imam had a message behind building this mosque. One needs to carefully look at each...More

1  Thank EzziHussain
Reviewed October 27, 2012

The decorated facade of this mosque marks a new development in the architectural history of Cairo's mosques, and it is also one of the few of its kind, dating from the Fatimid period. Now restored, the mosque retains its beautiful facade but sadly the inside...More

1  Thank BobPraz
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