Religious Sights in Cairo

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The Religion Compound

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Mari Girgis Street
Old Cairo

Serene religious monuments of Old Cairo... read more

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Ibn Tulun Mosque

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Off 'Abd al-Magid al-Labban (Al-Salbiyya) Street
Ibn Tulun Street

Stunning architecture and unique minaret... read more

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Al-Refa'i Mosque

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El-Qalaa Street
Beneath the Citadel

Opulent mosque housing the tomb of King Farouk...
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Al-Azhar Mosque

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Al-Azhar Street
Opposite El-Hussein Square

Egypt's Highest Islamic Authority... read more

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Al Hussein Mosque

El-Hussein Square

Egypt's most sacred mosque, housing grisly body part... read more

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Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa

El-Qalaa Street
(Beneath the Citadel)

Imposing yet serene mosque with some delicate touches... read more

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The Hanging Church

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Mar Girgis Street
Coptic Cairo

Lavish, suspended church; conducts mass in Coptic language... read more

Citadel: An-Nasir Mohammed Mosque

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The Citadel
Salah Salem Highway

Simple Mamluk mosque inside the Citadel... read more

St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church

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El Maraashly Street (opposite the American University Hostel)
Zamalek

Small & Modern... read more

St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Church

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Cleopatra Street

Old Orthodox Church... read more

Coptic Cemetery of Old Cairo

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Religion Compound
Mari Girgis

Beauty and serenity in a cemetery... read more

Mosque-Madrassa of al Ghouri

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In front of al Ghouri Mausoleum
Islamic Cairo

An ode in marble to the twilight years of Mamluk rule... read more

Citadel: Mohammed Ali Mosque

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Citadel Historic Complex
Salah Salem Highway

Huge mosque that dominates Cairo's skyline...
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Church of Abu Serga (St Sergius)

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Near Mari Girgis Street
(Downtown)

Supposed Resting Place of the Holy Family... read more

The Blue Mosque

Citadel: Suleiman Pasha Mosque

Citadel

First Ottoman mosque built in Cairo... read more

Funery Complex of Amir Qurqumas

East of Cairo, Foot of Muqattam Cliff
El Khalifa, City of the Dead

Tombs & Other Buildings... read more

Mausoleum Complex of Sultan Al Ashraf Barsbay

Corner of Nahasiyeen & Muski Streets
Near Spice Bazaar

For The Spice Traders... read more

Al FarouQ Mosque

Masaken Sheraton

Muslim Worship... read more

Mausoleum of al-Ghouri

Al-Muezz el-Din Allah Street
Near El-Hussein Square

Mamluke resting place... read more
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