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Cairo, Egypt
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"ancient mosque"
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"muslim religion"
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"steeped in history"
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"coptic area"
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"remove your shoes"
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"great architecture"
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"coptic cairo"
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"rebuilt"
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"columns"
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"islam"
in 13 reviews
"worship"
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"qibla"
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"conquest"
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"shawl"
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"praying"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As we believe in diffrent religion; we decide to have a look at some mosques in Egypt. It is preferred to visit the mosque in the Holy month of Ramadan when you can feel the spirit of the place when it is fully crowded with...More

Thank Jessie J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful mosque to visit. It is well preserved and carries a lot of history with it. A very rich visit.

Thank walid m
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Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

The oldest mosque in Africa, but one that has been changed and rebuilt many times, as a result you now have a big very functional mosque that lacks anything that would make it interesting for tourists. It really has nothing that appeals at all. On...More

Thank Ronald_jelle
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Mosque of Amr Ibn El-Aas (aka, Mosque of Amr, and in its early years referred to as the Mosque of Conquest, Taj al-Jawamie (Crown of Mosques), Masjid Ahl ar-Rayah (Mosque of Banner Holders), and al-Jamie'al-Ateeq (the Ancient Mosque)), originally built over the years 641 and...More

3  Thank KodoDrummer
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This is meant to be the oldest mosque in Egypt, but as it has been renovated many times, this is hard to tell. It is very plain and run down. However we were given information about the mosque and pamphlets on the Muslim religion (which...More

Thank Fiona1110
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

this mosque shows one of the beautiful architectural masterpieces. though less well maintained, but inside the air was cool. this mosque can be visited without having to pay. I suggest to be one of the list of attractions that must be visited when in Cairo

Thank tppas2000
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This was a good mosque to visit. No extra policing of clothing, with no renovations at the moment. The 3 midrabs on the qibla wall are in great condition, and it was clean. The dikka was in nice shape. It's a working mosque and lots...More

Thank SLWS5775
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We spent a god time at the Mosque of Amr Inb El-Aas which is considered one of the oldest mosques in Egypt

Thank hafezmagdi
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

I am sincerely happy this was included on our tour of Egypt, Jordan, and Israel. It gave me a glimpse into the Muslim religion. I came to the mosque prepared to cover up with a shawl. In its simplicity, it is beautiful. As we departed,...More

Thank nadia562002
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

This is a quiet mosque with many beautiful pillars, just like the one in Cordoba. Only that they are not painted in red, but still a very beautiful mosque. You have to take off your shoes when entering the mosque and have to give some...More

Thank Jumaiiyah A
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