The Mosque of Muhammad Ali locates in Salah Salem Street within the walls the Citadel of Salah El-Din . Mohammed Ali was the ambitious ruler of Egypt in the period from 1805 till his death in 1848.
This mosque is distinguished by its style of decoration that differs from the former Mamluk and Ottoman style, and its size since it can hold about 6500 person. The location of the mosque is also highly strategic because it is surrounded by many remarkable monumental places in Cairo including the Mosque of El Rifaey , the complex of Sultan Hassan , and the Mausoleum of El-Shafey , in addition to Bab Zuwayla and El-Azhar .
From outside, Mohammed Ali Mosque is distinguished by its central dome that is surrounded by four smaller domes. These domes with their Imperial Turkish style are handso...Read More