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Imam Hussein's Sister Zainab a.s. tomb

In this historical & beautiful masjid, in the center Saiyeda Zaineb a.s.(sister of Imam Hussein... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Surat, India
Confuse since Lady Zainab shrine is in damascus or here

I am big fan of princess lady Zainab (peace be upon her) however who else shrine is next to her as... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
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Syeda Zainab, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In this historical & beautiful masjid, in the center Saiyeda Zaineb a.s.(sister of Imam Hussein a.s.) tomb is there. A very serene, quite & devotional place, off course crowded with the people.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rupawala
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I am big fan of princess lady Zainab (peace be upon her) however who else shrine is next to her as princess Sakina (pbuh) her niece had also buried here? Why most says that its in damascus yhan plz explain this to me as this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Experience611384
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Haw Fabulous this place was ! And haw i was mesmerized with! , The Grate mosque of Elsayeda-zinab is one of the most Ancient historical structure you can ever seen .. it is Full of the mosaics sculpture with a holy Quraan verse , At...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Is one.of the most famous mosque is the world And peaple.are friendly I like taking my coffee overthere

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank C4404JOmohamedb
Reviewed 2 April 2018

you will be lost in the charm of the mosque and spirituality of Sayda Zainab the grand daughter of prophet Mohamed peace be upon him and sister of Imam Al Hussien and Al Hassan , the mosque is built on Mamluk style.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank elfawa7shy
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful mosque in honour of the prophet Muhammad's (pbuh) granddaughter syeda Zainab, great design & architecture, also has a busy market bazaar right opposite

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Rosii75
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Wonderful mosque that houses the shrine of Syeda Zainab (RA), the sister of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), both the grand-children of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). A must-see attraction for all Muslim tourists visiting the city, however, the non-Muslim tourists are more than welcome too. There...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank waqarsarwar
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Spiritual experience to come to this mosque. Beautiful Maqam and blessed area to visit. Well maintained.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Nidal T
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was a very emotional visit to the shrine of the Holy Sister of the martyred Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). Syeda Zainab witnessed the most horrific events of the 7th century and herself was subjected to terrible ordeals at...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank usmanibari
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Coming to the blessed shrine of Sayyida Zaynab was an emotional experience and a must do for all Muslims visiting Cairo. We caught an uber from Al Hussain Mosque, did ziyara and then walked from to Sayyida Nafisa, Sayyida Aisha and Imam Sha'afi- all within...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Zanab J
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16 April 2018|
Response from elfawa7shy | Reviewed this property |
yes women can see the shrine of AL Sayeda Zainab, everybody can visit