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Mosque-Madrassa of al Ghouri

In front of al Ghouri Mausoleum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Impressive architecture of this old mosque

A beautiful and original old mosque in old Cairo with shops and stall everywhere selling spices... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2018
SurfingWild
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Bandung, Indonesia
A well-preserved Masterpiece

The Complex of one of the last Mamluki sultans built in the early 15th century contains a Mosque... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2017
MahAshraf
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Cairo
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16 Feb 2018
“Impressive architecture of this old mosque”
6 Feb 2017
“A well-preserved Masterpiece”
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In front of al Ghouri Mausoleum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

A beautiful and original old mosque in old Cairo with shops and stall everywhere selling spices, brass-ware, food and souvenirs. We were dropped off by a taxi at the entrance to the street which had a bazaar and this is the first building that we...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The Complex of one of the last Mamluki sultans built in the early 15th century contains a Mosque, tomb and a religious school (Madrasa). The complex is a few steps from Al-Azhar and Imam Al-Hussein mosque and is one of the fine well preserved Mamluki...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

My friends and I like to shop at the stalls- clothing materials, bedspread etc there but you have to bargain. The place is a bit crowded and cleanliness is questionable. This Alghuri Complex was built in 1503-5 and has unique architecture

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Reviewed 22 September 2012

A step back in time seeing the Sufi Dancing with thelocals. This felt more like a step back in time considering what we experienced was something little changed for 2000 years?

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Reviewed 31 March 2012

This is actually one of the most richly decorated mosques in Cairo, as it is one of the last great buildings built by the Mamluk sultans before Egypt was conquered by the Turkish Ottomans in the 16th century. The beautiful facade of the building and...More

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