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“A good view of Islamic Egypt” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mohamed Ali Mosque

Mohamed Ali Mosque
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$19.72*
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Private Guided Walking Tour of the Islamic Quarter of Cairo
Ranked #10 of 310 things to do in Cairo
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Owner description: Located in the Citadel, this mosque was built between 1824 and 1857 in the Ottoman style by Mohammad Ali Pasha, a ruler of Egypt.
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“A good view of Islamic Egypt”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

This is a nice place with panoramic views of Cairo and is very well-preserved as well as comparatively easy to navigate with a small train for which one has to pay for separately.

Visited November 2012
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Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Open and Airy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Very beautiful. The carpets in the mosque are astoundingly filthy, but the openness of the Mosque is refreshing. Even during the heat of the day, it was cool and breezy inside. The courtyard was lovely.

Visited October 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Peaceful work of architecture.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2012

Quiet and respectful. Exceptional architecture. Based on the Blue Mosque in Istanbul. Get your driver to take you to the top so you don't have to walk.

Visited November 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Great Views over Cairo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2012

The views from here are fantastic. The mosque itself is interesting enough. It should take no more than 45 minutes to visit the mosque and take your photos. You must remove your shoes OR pay 5EGP for shoe covers.

Visited November 2012
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Lviv
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“The most beautiful and amazing place!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2012

Magnificence and beauty of this place will not give you any chance to forget about this place!!! Unbelievable architectural desing, amazing atmosphere and feelings of old history will make you feel something unforgetable!!! Don't miss this place if you visit Cairo!!! It is very unique and incredible!!!

Visited February 2012
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