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“Beautiful Architecture Hassled by Locals” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi

Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi
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Private Alexandria Day Trip from Cairo
Ranked #14 of 74 things to do in Alexandria
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Alexandria, Egypt
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6 reviews
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“Beautiful Architecture Hassled by Locals”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2013

If you go, certain someone will appoint themselves as the honorary guide and will demand money from you, which is disappointing at a religious site such as this. It's definitely worth the trip to see the ornate domes and beautiful architecture, but make sure to ignore those who are quick to exploit your presence.

Visited November 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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“Beautiful .. and under going renovation”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

The Mosque was stunning, the carpets, chandeliers, the architecture and the ambience was beautiful. I felt guilty visiting whilst people were praying. But I was glad I did!

Visited April 2013
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“Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2013

Wonderful spirtiual place to visit, people over there are very friendly and helpful to show you around and to explain the history of the area

Visited April 2013
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Matara, Sri Lanka
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“good mosque”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

this is also an important place to see. it is very large and awesome
it is better to maintain those places for future generation to understand what ancient people have done.

Visited January 2013
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Canada, Quebec , Montreal
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“Impressive architecture”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Masjid (Mosque in Arabic) of Abu Al Abbas Al Mursi is Alexandria's largest Mosque and one of the most important Islamic monuments.
The eight monolithic granite columns, the colonnade of elongated arches and the beautiful marble floor make you witness the greatness ofthe architecture of the Islamic and Egyptian Civilisation.

Visited September 2012
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