Historical Schools and Fountains (Sabil - Kuttabs) in Cairo -



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Mustafa Sinan Sabil in Suq El Selah

Mustafa Sinan Sabil in Suq El Selah

The Sabil of Mustafa Sinan lies in Suq El-Selah Street close to the Madrasa of Ilgay . It was founded by Mustafa Sinan in 1630 and these buildings were usually constructed to provide the thirsty passe

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Madrasa of Sultan El-Zaher Baybars I

Madrasa of Sultan El-Zaher Baybars I

The remains of the Madrasa of Sultan El-Zahir Baybars locates in El Muiz Le Din Allah Street nearby the Complex of Sultan El-Saleh Ayyub and Sultan Qalawun Complex . It was established by the great wa

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Madrasa of Qatlubugha El-Dhahabi

Madrasa of Qatlubugha El-Dhahabi

The Madrasa of Qatlubugha El-Dhahabi lies Suq El-Silah Street. The Madrasa was established Emir Qatlubugha El-Dhahabi in 1347. The Monument contains many charming parts including: the Mihrab, the Mina

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Madrasa of Ilagy El-Yusufi

Madrasa of Ilagy El-Yusufi

The Madrasa of Ilgay El-Yussufi lies in Suq El-Selah Street. The Madrasa was built by Prince Seif El-Din Gay Ibn Abdullah El-Yussufi who was the commander in chief of the armies in the late Bahri Maml

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Madrasa-Mausoleum of Tatar El-Higaziiya

Madrasa-Mausoleum of Tatar El-Higaziiya

The Madrasa-Mausoleum of Tatar El-Higaziya locates in El-Qafasseen Side Street few meters away from the Mosque of Mahmoud Muharram . This complex was built by Princess Tatar the sister of Sultan Hassa

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Sabil of El-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun

Sabil of El-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun

The Sabil of El-Nasir Muhammad Ibn Qalawun lies in El Muiz Le Din Allah Street next to his mosque and mausoleum. It was established by El-Nasir Mohammed who was the successor of his father Sultan Qala

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Sabil and Hod of Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda

Sabil and Hod of Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda

The Sabil and Hod of Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda situate in the street of Qarafat El-Wazir facing the complex of Mangak . It was erected by Sultan Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda who is credited to renovating a hug

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Sabil and Tomb of Omar Agha

Sabil and Tomb of Omar Agha

The Sabil and Hod of Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda situate in the street of Qarafat El-Wazir facing the complex of Mangak . It was erected by Sultan Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda who is credited to renovating a hug

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Sabil of Ibrahim Bey El Munastirli

Sabil of Ibrahim Bey El Munastirli

The Sabil of Ibrahim Bey El-Munastirli lies fifty meters away from Maydan Sayyida Zaynab. It was established by the Ottoman noble Ibrahim Bay El-Munastirli at the beginning of the 18th century. In the

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Sabil of Ismail Pasha

Sabil of Ismail Pasha

The Sabil of Ismail Pasha situates in El-Mashhad El-Husseiny Street off El Muiz Le Din Allah Street nearby the Complex of Sultan El-Nasir . This Sabil or cold water fountain was established by Ismail

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Sabil of Mohamed Ali

Sabil of Mohamed Ali

Sabil Mohamed Ali locates in El Muiz Le Din Allah Street few meters away from Bab Zuwayla, El Muayyad Shaykh , and the Mosque of El Fakahani . It is one of the constructions established by Mohamed Ali

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Sabil of Umm Abbas

Sabil of Umm Abbas

The Sabil of Umm Abbas lies in Saliba Street behind the monument of Emir Shaykhu and one can clearly see it from the Citadel . It was established by the mother of Abbas II, who was a very charitable a

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Sabil-Kuttab of Abbas Agha

Sabil-Kuttab of Abbas Agha

The Sabil-Kuttab of Abbas Agha locates in El Alfi Street next to the Mosque of Taghri Bardi. It was establisjed by Abbas Agha; a commander of the Azaban foot soldier militia in the Ottoman period. The

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Sabil-Kuttab of Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda

Sabil-Kuttab of Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda

The Sabil-Kuttab of Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda locates in Bab El-Wadae Street and Bayn El Qasrayn area can be seen from the upper floor standing northward the building. The noblemen were usually building

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Sabil-Kuttab of Khesrew Pasha

Sabil-Kuttab of Khesrew Pasha

The Sabil-Kuttab of Khesrew Pasha lies in El Muiz Le Din Allah Street nearby the Madrasa of El-Saleh Nagm El-Din . It was constructed by Khesrew Pasha who occupied the position of the ruler of Egypt i

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Sabil-kuttab of Ibrahim Bey El-Kabir

Sabil-kuttab of Ibrahim Bey El-Kabir

The Sabil-Kuttab of Ibrahim Bey El-Kabir lies in Sharia Mohammed Ali next to the Mosque of Shaykh Nouman that traces back to the 19th century. It was established by Emir Ibrahim Bey El-Kabir who was a

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Sabil-Kuttab of Radwan Bey El-Razzaz

Sabil-Kuttab of Radwan Bey El-Razzaz

The Sabil-Kuttab of Radwan Bey El-Razzaz lies in one of the extensions of Sidi Uqba Street nearby El-Imam El Shafey Square . It was established by Radwan Agha who was one of the noble men in the Ottom

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Sabil-Kuttab of Ruqayya Dudu

Sabil-Kuttab of Ruqayya Dudu

The Sabil-Kuttab of Ruqayya Dudu is one of the marvellous structures within Suq El-Selah Street off El Darb El Ahmar . It was established by the mother of Ruqayya Dudu, Lady Badawiya Shahin , as a cha

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Sabil-Kuttab of Sit Salha

Sabil-Kuttab of Sit Salha

The Sabil-Kuttab of Sit Salha lies in the point where the Street of Darb El-Shamsy joins Port Said Street. It was erected in by one of the noble women in the Ottoman period as a kind of charity. Worth

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Sabil-Kuttab of Sultan Mustafa III

Sabil-Kuttab of Sultan Mustafa III

The Sabil-Kuttab of Sultan Mustafa III situates southward Sharia Port Said. The mosque was erected by Sultan Mustafa III who was the son of Sultan Ahmed III. The Sabil-Kuttab is beautifully decorated

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Sabil-Kuttab of Sultan Qaytbay

Sabil-Kuttab of Sultan Qaytbay

The Sabil-Kuttab of Sultan qaytbay is sixty meters up El Sheikh Mohamed Abdu Street few meters away from El-Azhar Mosque. It is the 1st Sabil in Cairo that is not attached to a larger complex as a mos

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Sabil-Kuttab of Tusun Pasha

Sabil-Kuttab of Tusun Pasha

The Sabil-Kuttab of Tusun Pasha locates in one of the side alleys off El Muiz Street next to Bab Zuwayla . It was constructed by Ahmed Tusun who played a great role in overcoming the Wahhabis of Saudi

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Sabil-Kuttab of Yusuf Bey

Sabil-Kuttab of Yusuf Bey

The Remains of the Sabil-Kuttab of Yusuf Bey locates in El Saliba Street next to Mausoleum, Khanqah and Madrasa of Salar and Sangar El-Gawli . It was established by Yusuf Bey, one of the noblemen in t

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The Sabil-Kuttab of Ahmed Effendi Salim

The Sabil-Kuttab of Ahmed Effendi Salim

The remains of Ahmed Effendi Salim Sabil-Kuttab locates in El Saliba Street next to The Mosque Mausoleum of Hassan Pasha Tahir . The building that dates back to the Ottoman period was established by A

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