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Interesting

I had noticed the mosque while visiting the Luxor Temple and decided to pay it a visit in the... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
Dirk W
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Mermaid Beach, Australia
old mosque neat Luxor temple

nothing so special about that mosque, except that it built on one of the sides of Luxor temple... read more

Reviewed January 30, 2018
nasserah2001
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Cairo, Egypt
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Sep 15, 2017
“Near Luxor temple”
May 29, 2018
“Interesting”
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

I had noticed the mosque while visiting the Luxor Temple and decided to pay it a visit in the afternoon. As soon as I rocked up, a man offered his services to give me a tour. Obviously after taking off your shoes, you can go...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2018

nothing so special about that mosque, except that it built on one of the sides of Luxor temple, where the temple was birried under the sand and when it was discovered they kept the mosque as it is.

Thank nasserah2001
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

It's a mosque near Luxor temple. Worth for visiting if you have time in Luxor and when you visiting Luxor temple or the market area.

Thank J. Meng H
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Reviewed June 16, 2017

Hard to believe that Luxor temple was once covered by mud and sand but the evidence is there in the fact that Abu El-Hagag Mosque was built right on top if the temple.

Thank Ifachef
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Reviewed March 3, 2017

I saw the mosque from the outside only on our sunset and evening visit to Luxor Temple. It was located right behind the first pylon, on the left, as I entered the temple's Great Court. I only became aware of the mosque, however, when I...More

Thank retireeVancouver
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Reviewed May 22, 2016

This small mosque is one of the things that contributes to the specialness of Luxor temple, making the site one of continual worship for over 3,000 years. From ancient Egypt through the Byzantine church the mosque is built on top of, to modern day. You...More

Thank Kimberly S
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Reviewed March 15, 2016

I loved my visit to the mosque to meditate and then look into Luxor temple from above. Feels like you are in the etheric.

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Reviewed February 29, 2016

On top of the Luxor Temple you will find the Abu el Haggag mosque. It is interesting because you can see pillars of the pharaonic temple inside a 13th century mosque with the tomb of Mr Haggag himself. Beautiful views all around.

Thank jansvis
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Reviewed February 19, 2016

The mosque is situated in the Luxor Temple complex but with a separate entrance. I visited the mosque in the evening and the setting was quite nice with the green of the mosque contrasting with the orange and white lighting of the Luxor Temple. the...More

Thank towfiek
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Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

I visited this place for prayer and later came to know about its history. It was built by one of the Sheikhs, Youssef who became the source of spread of Islam in this place. Because he used to take care of pilgrims (Haggag - in...More

Thank Yousuf K
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