The Mosque of El-Hakim locates in El Muiz Le Din Allah Street next to the Mosque of El-Aqmar . This building was used at the time of Napoleon Bonaparte as a fortress and warehouse, a prison by for Crusaders and a school in the Nasser period. By the passage of time the major part of the original building was ruined until it was renovated by the Boharas in 1981.
The construction of this building was initiated by El-Aziz Bi-Allah who was the father of El-Hakim Bi-Amr Allah who completed its construction. El-Hakim was known as a tyrant and dictator ruler who forbidden eating certain things like Molukhiya and prevented the shoemakers from making women shoes and many other tyrannical things. He was fascinated with roaming around the city at night and he died in mysterious conditions in the ...Read More