Mosque of Muhammad Ali, Cairo

4.5
Gaze up at the striking array of domes and minarets that make Mosque of Muhammad Ali an imposing and ornate place of worship. Constructed on orders of Mohamed Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848, the mosque stands atop a hill and features a 52 m (170 ft) high central dome and twin minarets visible from many points around the capital. Head inside the landmark building to admire its ornately decorated cupola and minbar (pulpit), and visit the tomb of Mohamed Ali Pasha. Use our Cairo day trip planner to add Mosque of Muhammad Ali and other attractions to your Cairo vacation plans.
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  • Among the many mosques, it is a particularly beautiful, magnificent and peaceful space. Some clock towers have not moved since the beginning, which was sent from France instead of the obelisk placed in Place de la Concorde. I feel the history.
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  • This mosque is not as old as some others. It is rather nicely decorated but would look even nicer if they cleaned the dust and sand on a regular basis. It located high up in the Citadel and offers a n...  more »
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  • Beautiful mosque that is still used for prayers. The gardens and white marbled areas outside the mosque are also quite stunning. Like all the other areas of the citidel, its not touristy and very quiet. A good place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Cairo.
  • a piece of architect in Cairo. you feel like you were transported to Istanbul. the position, the ceiling and the manbars are great, but the place overall can be cleaner and the mosque needs more care from the authorities.
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