The Museum of Islamic Art in Cairo is considered to be one of the largest and oldest museums in the world, with its exceptional collection of rare woodwork and plaster artefacts, as well as metal, ceramic, glass, crystal, and textile objects of all periods, from all over the Islamic world. The museum hosts many exhibits […]

The most important historic mosque in Alexandria, Egypt, as well as a very beautiful one, is Abu El Abbas El Mursi Mosque. Constructed in 1775, it was built over the tomb dates back to the 13th century. It is located in the Anfoushi neighborhood of Alexandria, near the Citadel of Qaitbay. It is popular for […]

Al Sayeda Zainab Mosque in Cairo stands in the heart of the square named after Al Sayeda Zainab the granddaughter of the Prophet Muhammad, May Prayers and Peace be upon him. Al Sayeda Zainab is Also the daughter of Al Sayeda Fatima, the Prophet’s daughter and his cousin Ali Ibn Abi Taleb and the sister […]

Al-Sayeda Nafeesah Mosque is a mosque in Al-Sayeda Nafeesah district in Cairo, Egypt. It is built to commemorate Sayeda Nafeesah, an acclaimed Islamic scholar and a member of household of the Islamic prophet Muhammad. The mosque has Sayeda Nafeesah’s mausoleum inside. The mosque is located on Ahl al-Bayt street, where numerous mausoleums commemorating well known […]

The Mosque of Imam el Hussein holds special significance for Shia Muslims, who believe that the decapitated head of the Prophet Muhammad’s grandson, Imam Al-Hussein, is buried at Al-Hussein Mosque. The Al Hussein Mosque is famously known for it is housing the oldest complete manuscript of the Holy Qur’an. Al Hussein Mosque is located just […]

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