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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
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
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
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
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