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Ben Ezra Synagogue

Ben Ezra Synagogue Overview Ben Ezra Synagogue “The prayer-place of the Jews” is sometimes called El-Geniza synagogue and it is located in old Cairo on the site where baby Moses was found. The storeroom of this synagogue was found in the 19th century and it contained a treasure of abandoned Hebrew, Aramaic and Judeo-Arabic secular […]

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Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As

The amazing mosque of Amr ibn al-As was the center of the ancient capital of Egypt “Fustat”. It was built in 641–642 AD and was considered the fourth largest mosque in the Islamic world. The mosque has been built in the previous location of the tent that belonged to the Islamic commander Amr ibn al-As. […]

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Al-Azhar Mosque

Overview About Al-Azhar Mosque Al-Azhar mosque is also known as “The Most Resplendent Congregational Mosque“. The one who commissioned its construction was Al-Mu’izz li-Din Allah of the Fatimid dynasty in the new capital of Egypt in 970 by the builder of Egypt, Gawhar El-Seqelly. The construction work lasts for about 3 years. The name of […]

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Abu Serga Church

Saints Sergius & Bacchus Coptic Orthodox Church This terrific church is also known as Abu Serga Church. It is considered one of the oldest Coptic Orthodox churches in Egypt. It dates back to the 4th century and its importance is seen in its impressive history. The location of the church is believed to be the […]

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Al-Rifa’i Mosque

An Overall View About the History of the Mosque Al-Rifa’i Mosque is believed to be the most remarkable Islamic structure in Cairo. It is located in the Qala’a facing the great Al Sultan Hassan Mosque. The mother of Khedive Ismail “Khoshiar” embellished the mosque to be the grand mausoleum of the royal family. She wanted […]

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Khan El-Khalili

Egypt’s Most Vibrant Market Khan El-Khalili is a major souk that is located in the heart of Islamic Cairo. It is an open-air bazaar that is considered to be one of Cairo’s main attractions as tourists come from the whole world to visit it and buy different antiques and items from it. It is crowded […]

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The Great Pyramid of “Khufu”

The Great Pyramid of Giza “The Pyramid of Khufu” The Great Pyramid it is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the World and the largest of the three other ancient pyramids. It took about 20 years to be built. It belongs to the fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh “Khufu” or “Cheops“, which was built as a […]

Giza Pyramids Complex

Giza Pyramids complex is located on the Giza plateau. It includes the three master Pyramids, which are ((Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure)), the superb Sphinx, some cemeteries, and an industrial complex. It is located in the desert of Giza in the southwest of Cairo. The Giza Pyramids are listed as one of the Seven Wonders of […]

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Muhammad Ali Mosque

The City of Minarets The Dazzling Muhammad Ali mosque is located in the northwestern corner of Cairo’s Citadel and was established by Mohammed Ali between 1830 and 1848. It is the largest Ottoman mosque to be built in the first half of the 19th century. It is a very important touristic attraction in Cairo and […]

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Memphis City

A General Overview of Memphis City The city of Memphis was the ancient capital of Egypt and was also a very important center all through the history of Egypt. The ruins of ancient Memphis are located south of the Nile River, on the River’s west bank about 20 km south of Cairo. It was closely […]