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Al-Hakim Mosque

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AlAkmar Mosque

One of the best attractions in Islamic Cairo, highly recommended when you are visiting Al Muezzin Street.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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Abu Dhabi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

One of the best attractions in Islamic Cairo, highly recommended when you are visiting Al Muezzin Street.

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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Located at El Moeez St. area which nice historical place to see. Smell of history is flying over there and love it , just need more organization.

Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Not the most interesting mosque in Cairo by a long shot, but not a bad stop. Interesting minarets. It's just inside Bab Al-Futah, the northern gate jn Muizz Street.

Thank avalon2020
Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

A beautiful mosque. Lovely to visit. Very welcoming. No entrance fees, but good give the man who looks after shoes a tip. There are toilets here which they let me use.

Thank Gillian P
Luton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very little of interest to the tourist its coves are fairly run down and very little of interest, even the local visitors don't seem to have a lot of respect. Unless you want to visit a Mosque give it a miss

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Bernau am Chiemsee, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

When you walk down the Muizz Street (Muizz li Din Allah) in the Islamic Quarter in Cairo till the end, you will reach one of the big old town gates, the Bab el Futuh. Before this gate you will find the El Hakim Mosque on the right side. Its open to public most of the times. Just avoid the praying... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

A beautiful and peaceful place, the architecture is amazing and at sunrise and sunset you see pigeons flying in circles which is a beautiful sight. you can just sit there and do nothing and relax yourself

Thank huz52
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

It has been almost completely rebuilt at enormous cost and taken over by some branch of Islam which does not favour visitors of other religious persuasions. You do not feel welcome. One of the few places where women have to cover themselves. Of very little interest architecturally or artistically.

Thank FrederickWentworth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

So serene. Once you step in, it feels like another world. There is no ceiling and many times doves are flying above it.

Thank Rasha S
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

I did not know what this mosque was even called, till I got home and looked it up. Massive and stunning mosque. So tranquil and relaxing in here. No entrance ticket as this is regular mosque. But guys will ask to store your shoes away,and it comes with a price lol. I gave 5 and They asked me for 20... More 

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