Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, Cairo

4.7
Reportedly the finest example of early Mamluk architecture, Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan draws tourists not only with its impressive exterior and extravagant interior, but also with its rich history. Commissioned in 1356, the building is of gargantuan size, unusual egg-shape, with a wooden dome and twin minarets. Use our Cairo travel route builder app to visit Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan on your trip to Cairo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Beautiful Mosque of the time Mameluca xix century one of the largest in the world, has several patios where the main one stands out with the fountain of the Ablutions, I was struck by the details of the ornamentations, really imposing...
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  • Mejid and Sultan Hassan School in The Citadel of Salah al-Din Al-Ayoubi in Cairo is a great architectural masterpiece divided into two parts of the school and the mosque school has a magnificent dome rising 47 meters and contains a lot of muqarnas that double the sound several times when ears
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  • A fantastic place that I am suggesting it for any one to visit
  • This building is the best Islamic style building in the world. It was designed and engineered very well. This mosque deserve to visit and stay long time inside it. You will smell history there. It is better to read about the history of this mosque before visiting it. That will let you know better and value the things you see. Parking is hard at that area.
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