Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo



Not Only  Mosques, Sabil Kuttabs  (Fountains and Schools), Madrasas (Schools) or Bimarestans(Hospitals) are the most important islamic Monuments in Cairo , but also cairo have many other surprising monuments of different types like  cisterns, walls, towers, gates,  restaurants,  Hammas(bathes) among many others.





Articles about Other Islamic Monuments in Cairo

Cistern of Yaqub Shah El Mihmandar

Cistern of Yaqub Shah El Mihmandar

The Cistern of Yaqub Shah El-Mihmandar locates in Salah Salem street nearby the Eastern Approach of the citadel. It was established by Yaqub shah who was the Mamluk Chief of Protocol. Few meters away

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Bayn El-Qasrayn

Bayn El-Qasrayn

The area of Bain El-Qasrayn or the Palace walk is the center of the medieval and the Fatimid Cairo in El Muiz Street. It is called in that name because there were two palaces dating back to the Fatimi

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El Bunduqdariya Khanqah

El Bunduqdariya Khanqah

The Khanqah of El Bunduqdariya locates in El Darbel Ahmar District in El Helmia Street. It was established by El-Bunduqdariya who served as an officer for El-Saleh Nagm El-Deen Ayyub in the late Mamlu

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El-Sultaniya

El-Sultaniya

The Sultaniya locates in El-Sayyida Eisha Square nearby the Mosque of Sultan Nur El-Deen and the Mosque of El Sayyida Eisha . This monument was constructed by the mother of Sultan Hasan in the Bahri M

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Emir Sunqur El Saadi Madrasa-Mausoleum

Emir Sunqur El Saadi Madrasa-Mausoleum

Madrasa of Emir Sunqur Saadi situates in El-Seyufia Street off El-Helmia Street nearby the Palace of Qawsun . It was built by Emir Sunqur El-Saadi who was the Royal Chief of Mamluk at the time of Sult

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Hammam of Emir Bashtak in Cairo

Hammam of Emir Bashtak in Cairo

The Hammam of Emir Bashtak lies in Suq El-Selah Street. It was used as a means for facilitating bathing for the low and middle class women who inhabit nearby it. This Hammam was established by Emir Sa

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Hod of Emir Shaykhu

Hod of Emir Shaykhu

The Hod of Shaykhu lies in The Citadel district nearby the Mausoleum of Yunus Dewedar . It was erected by Emir Shaykhu who was one of the famous Emirs during the reign of the Sultan El Nasser Ibn Hasa

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Hammam of Sultan Inal

Hammam of Sultan Inal

The Hammam of Sultan Inal locates in El Moez Le Din Allah Street nearby the Madrasa of El Kamil Ayyub. It is the only remaining part of a whole complex that was consisting of a Wikala or commercial ce

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Khanqah of Sultan Baybars II

Khanqah of Sultan Baybars II

The Khanqah of Sultan Baybars II locates in El Gamaliya Street Facing a small Sabil and Kuttab that was constructed by Qitas Bey in 1630. This is one of the oldest and the earliest Khanqahs in Cairo t

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Maristan of sultan El-Muayyad Shaykh

Maristan of sultan El-Muayyad Shaykh

The Maristan of Muayyad Sheikh is a hospital built by the Mamelouk sultan Al-Muayyad Sheikh in 1418 and 1420. It is sitautedin el Darb al-Ahmar district in Cairo near the Citadel of Saladin

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Maristan of sultan El-Muayyad Shaykh

Maristan of sultan El-Muayyad Shaykh

Maristan of Sultan El-Muayyad Shaykh lies in nearby Sultan Hasan Street and few meters away from Sikkat El-Komi Street. This Maristan or hospital was constructed in Sultan El-Muayyad to provide the in

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The Mamluk Aqueduct in Cairo

The Mamluk Aqueduct in Cairo

The Aqueduct was built during the rule of The Mameluk Sultan El Nasser Mohammed . Sultan El Ghuri made some additions extending it to its actual length. It locates in Fumm El Khalig that begins from S

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The Maqaad of Emir Radwan Bey

The Maqaad of Emir Radwan Bey

The Maqaad of Radwan Bey lies in Bawabet El-Metwalli Square nearby the Qasaba of Radwan Bey and in front of the Mosque of Mahmoud El-Kurdi . It was erected by the Mamluk Emir Radwan Bey. The courtyard

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The Qasaba of Radwan Bey

The Qasaba of Radwan Bey

The Qasaba of Radwan Bey lies in El Darb El Ahmar in front of Bab Zuwayla . It was established in the Ottoman period by Emir Radwan Bey who was a man of religious prestige and political effect. He was

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The Tekiya of El-Rifaiya

The Tekiya of El-Rifaiya

Tekiya of El-Rifaeya locates in Bulaq next to the building of the World Trade Center and opposite to the House of Ahmad El-Rifaey who was regarded as the founder of the Rifaey Mazhab that was adopted

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Cairo is one of the major shopping area in Egypt renowned for its huge markets and bazaars including Khan el-Khalili, Friday Market of Suq El Gomaa and others. Antiques, jewelry, spices, copper utensi

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Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza Province In Greater Cairo

Giza is a governorate in the center of Egypt on the west bank of the Nile. It forms with Cairo and El Qalyubeya Governorate what is known as Greater Cairo. El Giza Governorate covers about 27, 564 km

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Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo

Mausoleums in Cairo. Khanqah and Mausoleum of Emir Qawsun, Besides having the most ancient tombs in the world, Cairo hold a big collection of Tombs and Mausoleums of Kings, Sultans, and Princes of all

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Pyramids in Giza

Pyramids in Giza

Giza Plateau is the most important archaeological site in the world that locates on the western bank of the Nile River and few kilometers southward Cairo. It is one of the most admirable and most visi

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Museums in Cairo

Museums in Cairo

Cairo is a City rich in museums for all kinds of arts and themes. Egyptian Musum for Pharonic Art, Islamic Museum, Coptica Museum,  Solar Ship Museum Military Museum , Police Museum, Railway Museum ,

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Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Places to visit in Saqqara, Giza, Cairo

Saqqara is a vast Ancient Egyptian necropolis in Giza Governorate of , about 18 km to the south of Giza City. The uniqueness of the site rests on its being the only necropolis in Egypt that includes t

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Mosques in Cairo

Mosques in Cairo

City of One Thousand Minarets;  this how people of Cairo call it, among many other nick name of their beloved city. Where ever you go, specially in the historical city you observe minarets of differe

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Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Festivals and Celebrations in Cairo

Since the Pharaonic Era, Egyptians are renowned for their unique way for celebrating important events in their life. Due to the prominent position of Cairo as the capital of Egypt and the cultural cen

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Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in Cairo

Nightlife in the city of the Nile River has a different taste and there are plenty of activities to do and places to visit including clubs, bars, and restaurants. Taking a Nile cruise especially at ni

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Shopping in Cairo

Shopping in Cairo

Before leaving, all the tourists prefer taking souvenirs for their friends from Egypt. Among the highly purchased souvenirs are the perfume bottles, handmade works such as baskets, tent making works

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Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Greater Cairo Cities and Districts

Nasr City Nasr City is one of the major districts of Cairo covering about 250 km². It was erected in 1960 as an extension of Heliopolis City and consists of ten sub-districts known by their nu

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Parks in Cairo

Parks in Cairo

Though for the fiest impressions Cairo appears to be a city of cement, concrete  and ugly building, it has it charm, secret places and places to hide and search peace and nature. Tens of gardens and

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