Tourism in Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun



Tourism in Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun.
The Mosque of Ahmed Ibn Tulun lies in Saliba Street near by the Madrasa of Sarghatmish . It was erected by Ahmed Ibn Tulun, one of the greatest rulers in the Islamic history of Egypt and the founder of Tulunid Dynasty. His father was a Turkish slave who was sent to Baghdad by the Governor of Bukhara, as a present to the Abbasid Caliph, El Mamoun . Ibn Tulun learnt Arabic and studied Quran, the science of law and many religious books. Moreover, he took a military course at Samarraa and became very efficient and just man. In 868, Ibn Tulun was sent to Egypt as a representative of his uncle Emir Bakbak . He established the city of El-Qattai to be the capital of his independent province. This city was ruined in 905, and the mosque is the only remaining part of it. This mosque has a great impor...Read More


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