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)

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

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

The Blue Mosque

Citadel: Suleiman Pasha Mosque


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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