El Azhar Mosque

Local nameالجامع الأزهر
LocationCairo, Egypt

Established in 972, Al-Azhar represents the oldest mosque and the oldest operating university in Cairo with more than thousand years of history behind it. While the exterior is notable primarily for its minarets that were added to the building during Mamluk dynasty, the interior is worth visiting for its beautifully decorated marble courtyard.

Tags 360° ContentPlace of WorshipMuslimMosqueHistoric BuildingFatimid ArchitectureCourtyardMarbleMinaret
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Admission

Admission is free.
Expect to tip the men looking after your shoes upon your return.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al-Azhar_Mosque

Address 4 Haret El Elaish, Cairo, Egypt

Coordinates 30°2'44.427" N 31°15'45.684" E

Tours and activities: El Azhar Mosque

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from 29 USD

Private Day Tour in Cairo visiting Salah El Din Citadel, Egyptian Museum and Al Azhar Park with Lunch

from 112 USD

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