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Qalawun Complex

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Took My Breath Away!

Built around 1284, this complex has been a hospital, the Sultan's burial dome, a madrasa and a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eileen W
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Mount Shasta, California
Very nice complex

This is a nice view of some of the construction done during the Mamluk period of Cairo. The... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2017
CTricity
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Bath, United Kingdom
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“Took My Breath Away!”
1 Jul 2017
“Very nice complex”
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El-Gamaleya, Qism El-Gamaleya, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed yesterday

Built around 1284, this complex has been a hospital, the Sultan's burial dome, a madrasa and a place for prayers with one of the highest minarets in Egypt. Though there were 24 madrasas in the 11th century, this is one of only two that are...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2017

This is a nice view of some of the construction done during the Mamluk period of Cairo. The mausoleum is incredibly impressive on the other sites also show consistent decoration but individual features all of which are beautiful.

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

first of all, you should start at Qalawoon Mosque from the Al Azhar entrance side because you'll need to buy a ticket to enter all mosques along Moez street, it costs 100LE for foreigners and 5LE for Egyptians, and it will get you into seven...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2016

Qalawun brought the Golden Age for the Mamluks and founded a dynasty that endured on the throne for a whole century. His edifice speaks for itself.

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Reviewed November 29, 2015

The Qalawun complex includes a madrasa, a hospital and a mausoleum. It resides in the Muizz area in the heart of Cairo and has been a center for important religious ceremonies and rituals of the Islamic faith for years. It was buiit by the Sultan...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2015

There is no way you can miss this mosque if you are in Muizz Area. The Building hosts the great dome above the tomb of Sultan Qalawoon and a small madras for teaching Religious Sciences. There are some fine marble walls as well as domes...More

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