This beautiful mosque is affiliated with Al-Azhar University, the oldest Islamic university in the world and a prestigious ... More
This beautiful mosque is affiliated with Al-Azhar University, the oldest Islamic university in the world and a prestigious center of learning since 970 CE. Centuries ago, lectures were held in the mosque itself. Today, they are held in the universitys annex buildings, which are located all over Cairo and attract Muslim scholars and students from around the world. Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the most picturesque buildings in Cairo. Its slender minarets pierce the sky and look absolutely stunning when lit up at night. The architecture is an amalgam of styles built over the ages, all coming together to create one harmonious house of worship.
The construction, embellishment and restoration of the Religion Compound of Old Cairo is one of the most exciting and ambitious
projects to be embraced by the Egyptian Antiquities Authority today. The compound includes monuments from all three major monotheistic ...
Funded by the Aga Khan Trust, this park was created to make a leisure and recreational spot for residents and
tourists. With a dearth of green spaces in the city, Al Azhar is constantly buzzing with activity. Apart from ...
It may look like the partner of the Sultan Hassan Mosque next door, but half a century separates their construction
dates. The mosque's construction began in 1869, but it was not completed until 1912. It was built in pseudo ...
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