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Al-Moez Ladin Allah Al-Fatimi Street

 

It is located in Al Azhar district - Downtown - Cairo. Al-Moez Ladin Allah Al-Fatimi built it in 969 AD, This street is not only considered a great archaeological and tourist attraction, but also it is a market, which attracts hundreds of thousands daily. In addition, the Archaeologists describe it as the largest open museum of Islamic monuments in the world, because it has preserved all the archaeological buildings so far.

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Babal-Futuh

 

The gates of Cairo mark the beginning of stone masonry in Cairo, and were built in the Fatimid era in Byzantine architecture style. Bab Al-Futuh is a short walk to the west of Bab Al-Nasr and close to Al-Hakim Mosque. The Gate of Conquest or Bab Al-Futuh is the northernmost of the three remaining old gates of Cairo. It once served as the northern entrance to the city. Like those of Bab Zuweila, the towers of Bab Al-Futuh are round and beautifully decorated.

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Bab Zuweila

 

Bab Zuweila is located at the end of Al-Moez Ladin Allah Street on the south side facing the Mosque of Al-Salih Talaye. The Fatimid vizier Badr al-Jamali built it, BabZuweila is named after Zuweila tribe, one of the Berber tribes of North Africa. Bab Zuweila is the gate where the heads of the Apostles of Hulaku, the leader of the Tatars, were suspended.

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Bab Al-Nasr

 

It is Meaning Gate of victory; Bab Al-Nasr is one of Cairo’s old gates. Built in 1087, it served as one of the northern gates to the Fatimid Cairo. Unlike the cylindrical towers of Bab Zuweila and Bab Al-Futuh, the two towers of Bab Al-Nasr are rectangular, and you can see some Byzantine influence in their architecture. Many of the stones used to erect these gates were taken from Pharaonic monuments and if you look closely enough you might even spot some hieroglyphs.

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Bayt El-Suhaymi

 

Bayt El-Suhaymi "El-Suhaymi House" is located in Al-Darb Al-Asfaer area of Moez Street. It is a unique example of the private residential houses architecture during the Ottoman Era in Egypt. It also considered being the only house representing Cairo architecture in the Ottoman Era in Egypt.
 

School of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay

 

The school is located at Al-Moez Street in the center of Cairo. It was named after the name of its owner, Sultan Ashraf Barsbay. This school is considered one of the greatest Mamluk schools as it reflects the most beautiful era of Islam. Which is the age of the Mamluk Sultans.

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Al-Kamileya School

 

The school is located at the southeast of Al-Moez Street. It was established by Sultan  al-Kamil Mohammed, who was one of the most important sultans of The Ayyubid period.The school is considered the second school for teaching Hadith.

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The mosque of Al – Akmar is located at Al-Nahassin Street at Al-Moez Street close to the Qalawun Complex, The mosque is characterized by its intricate and delicate carvings decorated façade that includes three styles of Ornate keffiyeh literature and it is one of the oldest example of the small mosques in Egypt and one of the only remaining Fatimid mosques in Cairo.

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Mosque of Al Hakm b amrAllah

 

It is Located near Bab al-Futuh, at the beginning of Al-Mo’ez Street. A famously eccentric caliph, Al-Hakim Bi-Amr Allah, ordered its construction in 990 AD.The sanctuary's most impressive features are its minarets, the oldest "surviving" minarets of all Cairo, and the mosque's spectacular entrance resembling a propylon which is more of an Ancient Egyptian architectural feature.

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Al Moayyed Mosque

 

Al-Mu'ayyad Mosque is located in al-Mo'ez Street near Bab Zewailah and it was built by Sultan Al-Mu'ayyad Abu Al-Nasir Sheikh Al-Mahmoudi. It is built of different colors of marble, which appear in the decoration of the walls, ceilings, and floors that reflects its magnificence.

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Mosque of Sulayman Agha al-Silahdar

 

This mosque is located at the beginning of Haret Burjouan of Al-Moez Street. It was named after Sulayman Agha al-Silahdar, who built it in 1839 AD.  The mosque is famous for its minaret, which takes the form of a pencil and it has a beautiful circular sabil and an exceptional fountain.

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Mosque and School of Sultan Barqouq

 

It is located in Al Moez Street between Al Kamilyia School and Nasser Mohammed Mosque.     Al-Zaher Abu Said Barqouq built it on the orthodontic school system Style, consisting of an open courtyard surrounded by four iwans. It was designed and coordinated by Eng. Ibn Al-Tulun, who decorated it with amazing engravings.

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House of Mustafa Jafar Al – Selhdar

 

Mustafa Jaafar's house is located in Al-Darb Al-Asfar of Al-Moez Street, next to Al-Suhaymi House.The house has two entrances, the main one that is opened on Hara Al-Darb Al-Asfar while the other one is a secondary entrance that is believed to have been overlooking a private Hara for this house.

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 Al Ghouri Complex

 

It is located in Al-Imam Mohammed Abdo Street at the corner of Al-Moez Ladin Allah Street. King Al - Ashraf Abu Al - Nasr Qansoh Ghouri built this architectural masterpiece consist of agency, path, house, chair, sable, kotab, school, dome, and mosque, On Saturday, Monday and Wednesday display inside it one of the finest and most beautiful shows which is Al Tanowra show.

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Qalawun Complex

 

Qalawun Complex is Located on Al-Mo’ez Street in Cairo, the Qalawun complex was built by the Mamluk Sultan Al-Nassir in 1304 AD in honour of his father Qalawun. The complex houses a mosque, a Madrasa, a Bimaristan hospital in Persian and a mausoleum where Sultan Qalawun is buried. It is often described as the world's second most beautiful mausoleum in the world, only after the Taj Mahal, which it slightly resembles.

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The Palace of Prince Bashtak

Beshtak Palace is one of the remaining domestic households of the palatial period of 14th century Mamluk princes. The Qasr was built by Prince (Amir) Beshtak Al-Nasirione of al-Nasir Muhammad's close khassakiya amirs and his son-in-law in 1334 – 1339 where the Eastern Fatimid palace used to stand. Beshtak Palace has uncommon windows covered with mashrabiyya screens. However, the second floor having its sharp arches, stained-glass home windows and gilt decorated wood paneling differentiate it as being just about the most stunning private chamber from that time.

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Sabil-Kuttab Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda

 

This stunning example of Islamic architecture is located at Al-Mo’ez Street and will most likely be included in any tour of old Islamic Cairo.Described as a "treasure of Ottoman architecture", this Sabil Kuttab was built in 1744 AD – 1157 AH by Abd El-Rahman Katkhuda, a renowned architect. Its purpose was to provide the thirsty with the blessing of water, and children with the blessing of education.

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Sabil and Kuttab Khusro Pasha

 

Khusro Pasha Sabil is located at  Al Moez Street in front of Sultan Qalawun Complex. It is considered the oldest Ottoman Sabil in Cairo. It consists of a building under the ground for water storage, which directly leads to another one for distributing this water to pedestrians.

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Nafisa al-Bayda Sabil

 

Nafisa al-Bayda sabil is located at the southern end of El-Moez Street near the city gate.It was built by the wealthy Lady Nafisa al-Bayda, the second wife of Murat Bek Who ruled Egypt for more than twenty years.

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Bath of Sultan Al-Ashraf Aynal

 

The Bath of Sultan Al-Ashraf Aynal is located in Al-Moez Street. It was built in 861 AH /1456 AD for Social function. Its main entrance, leads to an italic path to prevent anybody from viewing what is inside. Also, it has square reception room with wooden roof has 28 windows.

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Al - Zaher Baybars Al - Bandakari School

 

It is located in the southeast of Al-Moez Ladin Allah Al-Fatimi Street and its southern side is the main entrance. Sultan Kamel Mohammed, one of the most important sultans of the Ayyubid dynasty, established it. It was used for teaching religion sciences and it is considered the second school to teach hadith. Now only the main façade still exists.

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