The Mosque and Mausoleum of Sultan El Muayyad Sheikh lies in the west side of Bab Zuwayla in El Muiz Ledin Allah Street. It was erected by El-Muayyad Shaykh who suffered a lot during his imprisonment for a period in the reign of Sultan Farag and this made him decide on replacing this imprison with a huge incomparable Madrasa if he assumed power someday. He became the Sultan from1412 to 1421 and he constructed a school that was regarded as one of the major educational structures in the 15th century spending a huge amount of money for doing that.
The mosque is similar to the other Burgi Mamluk buildings in its huge façade with a remarkable portal and a dome at its end. Of especial interest in this mosque also is the luxurious style of decoration of the sanctuary, the Mihrab, and the Minb...Read More