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 Islamic periods of its history. Fatimide, Ayyubid, Mamelouk and Otoman Mausoleums are scattered in the old city claiming the excellence and uniqueness of its style and art.
Khanqah and Mausoleum of Emir Qawsun
The Khanqah and Mausoleum of Emir Qawsun lies in El Qaderya Street off El Sayyida Eisha square. It was erected by Emir Qawsun who was the husband of the daughter of Sultan El Nasir Muhammed. He played a major role in the rule of the country for a short period and then he was assassinated in 1341.H