The History of El-Moez Street

El-Moez street is an outstanding street that was known in Islamic Cairo as Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatimi Street. The street is named after the fourth Caliph of the Fatimid Dynasty and the 14th Ismaili imam who reigned from 953 to 975, Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatimi. The national government held some renovations in the structure of the street and to the buildings inside it making the street look like an open museum for tourists.

El-Moez Street Location

El-Moez street location starts from Bab Al-Futuh in the north to Bab Zuweila in the south. Its northern part extends from Al-Hakim mosque to the spice market in Al-Azhar Street whereas its southern part extends from the Ghuriya complex to the Bab Zuweila.

The Rehabilitation Project of El-Moez Street

Al Nasir Muhammad funerary complex - Egypt Tours Portal

A lot of changes have been held in the construction of the original street. El-Moez street has been repaved and the government restored about 34 monuments along the street as an attempt to make it an irresistible tourist site in Islamic Cairo. There has been also a concentration over the lightening of the street at night so that additional light has been added to throw the focus on the buildings of the street.

Among the terrific buildings in the street, there is:
Al-Hakim Bi Amr Allah Mosque: This mosque was named after the great 6th Caliph of the Fatimid dynasty. It consists of a rectangle that contains four walkways, which surround a courtyard. It was built by the Fatimid vizier Gawhar El-Seiqilli. The most interesting thing about this mosque is its two Minarets, the earliest surviving ones in the city and they attract both locals & foreigners.

Historical Buildings of El-Moez Street

Al Azhar Mosque -Egypt Tours Portal

The area around this street and the street itself has many historical buildings. Those buildings are from Amr Ibn El-As era to the different Fatimid, Mamluk, Ayyubid, Ottoman eras and over to & Mohammed Ali’s era. In order to discover the great Egyptian culture, you have to pay a visit to El-Moez Street. While walking along the street, you’ll find terrific historical cafés, shops, carts, and many other interesting Egyptian symbols. The art used in the construction of the street and its buildings reflect the exquisite history of Egypt during different periods of time.

Discover the Best Places of El-Moez Street from It’s North:

Place Name Construction Date  Place Image
Mosque of Al Hakim bi Amr Allah 1013 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Wikala of Qaytbay 1481 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mausoleum of Ahmad Al-Qazid 1335 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Sabil-Kuttab of Oda Bashi 1673 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Abu Bakr Muzhir 1480 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Sulayman Agha al-Silahdar 1839 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Bayt al-Suhaymi 1648-1796 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Sabil Qitas 1630 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Khanqah of Baybar al-Gashankir 1310 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of al-Aqmar 1125 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Qarasunqur 1300 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Sabil-Kuttab of Abdel Rahman Katkhuda 1744 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Gamal al-Din Ustadar 1407 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Musafirkhana Palace 1788 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Qasr Bashtak 1339 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Amir Mithqal 1363 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Mahmoud Moharram 1792 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Sabil of Ismail Pasha 1828 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Al-Kamil Ayyub 1229 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Barquq 1386 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Tatar Al-Higaziya 1348 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Qa’a of Al-Muwaqqi 1350 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Al-Nasir Muhammad 1304 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
The complex of Qalawun 1285 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Maq’ad Of Mamay Al-Sayfi 1496 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Taghri Bardi 1440 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Sabil-Kuttab of Khusraw Pasha 1535 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Al-Salih Ayyb 1250 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Wikala of Gamal Al-Din Al-Dhahabi 1637 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Sayyidna Al-Husseyn 1154 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Wikala of Sulayman Agha Al-Silihdar 1838 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street

Discover The Best Places of El-Moez Street from Its South:

Place Name Construction Date  Place Image
Mosque of Shaykh Ali Al-Mutahhar 1744 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Al-Azhar 970 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Abu Dahab 1774 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Madrasa of Sultan Al-Ghuri 1505 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Wikala of Al-Ghuri 1505 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Sabil-Kuttab and Wikala of Qaytbay 1477 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
House of Zaynab Khatun 1713 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
House of Sitt Wasila 1664 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Al-Ayni 1411 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
House of Gamal Al-Din Al-Dhahabi 1634 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Fakahani Mosque 1735 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Sabil of Tusun Pasha 1820 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Muayyad 1420 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Wikala and Sabil of Nafisa Bayda 1796 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Takiya of Al-Gulshani 1524 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Zawiya of Farag Ibn Barquq 1408 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Mosque of Salih Tala’i 1160 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street
Qasaba of Radwan Bey 1650 El-Moez Street Cairo | El-Moez Street History | Best Places in El-Moez Street

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When you talk about El-Moez Street,  you are in front of a unique artistic Islamic open-museum … you will never find anything like it in the world. So if you admired this attraction and want to explore it in person, so we arrange various Cairo day tours to this street in addition to amazing other destinations in Egypt through our Egypt tour packages. Don’t miss the chance and book us now: