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Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan

Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Maydan Salah al-Din, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located very close to salah eldin citadel (actually was used back on the days to attack the citadel from the roof), was built by sultan hassan ibn naser ibn qaluoon during the 1300s and then a lot of rulers did some renovations till the latest...More

Thank Tarek S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Largest mosque in Egypt but not really a lot to see. The cost of the ticket was not really worth what you saw. As required shoes had to be removed and the attendant will try to hustle you for a tip to watch your shoes...More

Thank Loren_L_1976
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the mosque again when I came to Cairo recently again. I am again impressed with the structure, scale and atmosphere. Any Cairo visitor should not miss it, because it is one of the most important heritage together with the magnificent mosque Rifai which...More

Thank FatihErmihan
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Sadly this has so much more potential; it needs some renovations to restore a bit of its glory but is nonetheless worth the trip (and dont miss the Al Rifai mosque across from Sultan Hassan) Go with a guide to get the best historical explanation...More

Thank Pierre E
Reviewed 11 December 2017

My first impression of this mediëval mosque was: it is not yet finished. In present day terminology you would almost call it brutalist architecture as decorations are mostly lacking and rough surfaces prevail. The young initiator of its construction sultan Hasan was assassinated before he...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 27 October 2017

From the entrance the first thought is wow this is big as you enter it still screams the same but there is a peaceful vibe to it. It is large and surprisingly a place where you are not harassed by anyone but only left to...More

1  Thank Mustafa V
Reviewed 23 October 2017

If you like visiting Islamic mosques this is a good one to see. It's massive. Very impressive structure.

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Our guide Ibrahem Mohamed gave us an excellent tour of the this mosque. He has an amazing knowledge of the history of all the sites we visited. He explained many traditional Islamic practices. Truly was like a college credit course. We totally enjoyed his company...More

Thank ashtabula
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Not far from Mohamed Ali mosque the Madrasa and mosque boast grand details, acoustics and architecture. Very peaceful and calm.

Thank A M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Nice building. You are allowed to go inside but only during certain timing. There's a park nearby where you can rest for a while. Free entrance with security check.

1  Thank J. Meng H
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26 November 2016|
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Response from Sarah S | Reviewed this property |
its everyday from 9 Am to 5 PM i believe i hope you enjoy it