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Review of Mohamed Ali Mosque

Mohamed Ali Mosque
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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.
Cairo, Egypt
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 12, 2013

The story behind the citadel and where it's placed are the major attraction. It's not the best however worth visiting

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istanbull, Turkey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“A nice day at the Ottoman Heritage”
Reviewed February 11, 2013

Its located in a citadel where u can see amazing view of old Cairo. At the citadel there are numerous museums which are almost free:) and the souvenirs are very cheap,but try to bargain:) and what ı most like was the photo kiosk that u can wear any costume of any historical charecter:) ı like the costumes very much,but didnt like teh quality of the photos,so try to reduce the price,coz its a bit over priced:)

Visited March 2012
1 Thank Hicali
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2013

simply beautiful, unique, soothing and so peaceful... the spirituality and peace is lovely... the mosque is another sight to behold... majestic... grand domes stand tall and high. We loved the ambience and being a woman... it was first time for me inside a mosque... a warm feeling to remember.

Visited March 2012
3 Thank Vaishali B
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Mornington, Victoria, Australia
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“architecture is great!”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

the place is amazing and in an excellent location. the architecture is magnificent and the interiors as well. there were teens inside who were quite friendly who loves taking their pictures with tourist.

Visited January 2013
1 Thank Jaye B
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Warszawa, Polska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
“It's the best City Attraction in Cairo”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

As the pyramids are in Giza :), I can state this was the best attraction of our stay in Cairo. The mosque is huge, amazingly situated on the hills of Cairo. The place needs a bit of renovation,but actually the current state adds a bit history to the place. It's actually worth reading a bit about some of the amazing stories related to the place to understand the importance to the local citizens but also the Muslims. A must visit stop when in Cairo.

Visited March 2012
1 Thank Wolszczak
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