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Went sightseeing and my husband wanted to see this mosque. Our guide was very informative and knowledgeable so made sightseeing much more interesting. This mosque was the 1st mosque in Africa. The people in the mosque were warm. They provided clothes to put over to...More
We almost missed the Amr Ibn El-Aas mosque having been only vaguely aware of where it was whilst we were wandering towards the coptic part of Cairo but we were really glad we went in and explored. It's hard to wrap your head around the...More
I love this mosque and its history. Unfortunately today there were many school trips and the kids thought it a great place to run wild. They were also running up and down the 'minbar' which is the province of the imam, and the teachers with...More
Huge mosque but not only is it's size impressive but it's history and significance too. It is certainly the first mosque in Egypt and in all of the continent of Africa. From the start it was huge but extensions have been add over the years...More
Went with a friend visiting Egypt for the first time and she really Enjoyed it!
The Mosque is located in the Fustat area with around 7 churches around it, a synagogue so its centrally located in a melting pot of culture and religions! Seeing the...More