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Ibn Tulun Mosque

Ibn Tulun Mosque

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Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo is the oldest mosque in Egypt that has retained its original shape. In the more than eleven hundred years, some of the most celebrated details may have disappeared and the scent of rose water has faded, the Ibn Tulun is like no other Cairen monument able to show the ancient history of the city – literally – in peace and richness.

Al-Rifai mosque

Al-Rifai Mosque

Al-Rifai Mosque

Al-Rifai mosque ,

Al-Rifai Mosque is currently an important tourist destination visited by tourists of various nationalities, especially visitors to the tomb of the Shah of Iran, Muhammad Reza Pahlavi, and the tomb of Sheikh Ali al-Rifai, which attracts followers of the Rifa’i Sufi order.

Luxor City, Egypt

Luxor City of Egypt

Luxor City of Egypt

Luxor City, Egypt

Luxor is a city in Upper Egypt. It is located on the east bank of the Nile, just below the so-called “Qena Bend”, a loop of the Nile where the river flows first to the east, then to the west, and finally back to the north. Rocky mountains rise on the west side of the river. With 489 meters the peak “el-Korn” (el-Qurn) is the highest elevation.

Mosque of Muhammad Ali

Mosque of Muhammad Ali – The Alabaster Mosque

Mosque of Muhammad Ali – The Alabaster Mosque

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One of the well-known landmarks of the Islamic old town of Cairo is the mosque of Mohammed Ali, also known as the alabaster mosque, which can be seen from afar. It was built in the Ottoman style. One orientated oneself on models in Istanbul, like the Hagia Sophia or the Blue Mosque.