The dazzling Muhammad Ali mosque is located in the northwestern corner of Cairo’s Citadel and was established by Mohammed Ali pasha 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 the most visible one in Cairo’s skyline. It is Turkish in its style and the evidence is its minarets, large chandeliers, decorated walls, and beautiful hanging lamps of the globe. It is also called the Alabaster Mosque reliance on the gorgeous alabaster stone quarried from Beni Suef.