Islamic and Coptic attractions

  Babylon Fortress is located at Mar Girgis, it dated back to roman era, it built in 2 century A.D by Emperor Trajan and expanded by the Roman Emperor Arcadius in the fourth century, The area is called Old, or Coptic Cairo (Masr el Atika), for this is indeed the oldest part of the city, and the remains of the fort are Cairo proper's oldest original structure. Walkthrough old Cairo streets and be witness on the glory of Coptic civilization…
Feast your eyes with the gleaming finds of one of the most famous gates of old capital of Egypt which is Fustat, Bab Zuweila is popular gateways, but this gate especially had historical importance, when Hulagu sent six messengers to Qutuz in Cairo to threaten him, and Qutuz reply by displaying their heads on Bab Zuweila, beside when Tuman Bay was executed on that gate too when ottoman empire conquest Egypt. Bab Zuweila, sometimes called al-Mitwalli, and was name as…
  Bab al Nasr is one of the oldest gateways of el fustat the old capital of Egypt at Fatimid Dynasty; these massive gates are called the Bab (gate) el-Futuh, Bab an-Nasr and Bab Zuwaila, Bab el Nasr divided into two great square towers, surrounded by a very fine arched gateway which is set back 4.54 meters, from their front face, at the back of latter is a great square bay, 10.77 meters long and 8.17 meters broad.Bab el Nasr…
  Bab Al Futuh it is known in English as the gate of conquest, after conquest of Egypt by Amr ibn el Aas, the capital of Egypt became Fustat, Jawhar al-Siqilli was the ruler of Egypt at this time he order to built three gateways to the capital, It once served as the northern entrance to the city, Like those of Bab Zuweila, the towers of Bab Al-Futuh are round and beautifully decorated; moreover they are dotted with arrow slits…
  Amr Ibn El Aas Mosque it is fascinating structure, it built from palm trunks and fronds and date back to 642 A.D, it is located at the heart of el Fustat the capital of Egypt at old times, it was the first mosque erected in Egypt and all Africa, It was surrounded by the plans and houses of Al Fustat at the northeastern, southeastern and southwestern sides, but as for the northwestern one, there were no building since the…
Scout around the most gleaming finds of Refaí Mosque, which lies near to the mosque of Sultan Hassan, the mosque characterized by different Islamic architectural styles, it is located at Citadel street. A Islamic experience are waiting for you to explore while visit Al-Rifai Mosque which is one of Cairo's largest mosques. The Rifai Mosque was designed so that it would not look dwarfed by the huge Sultan Hassan Mosque. It is separated from the mosque of Sultan Hassan by…
  Al Muizz street is the grand street in Islamic Cairo, this street consider the heart of Fatimid dynasty, Feast your eyes with the gleaming finds while walkthrough the history at this fascinating street, Walking through it amidst the ancient villas and the architectural marvels left behind by four dynasties, is like being transported into the world of the Prince of Persia – without all of the sand demons.Stare at the amazement of the ravishing of AL Muizz Street, which…
  The Mosque of El-Guyushy located in the area of El-Mokattam Hills few meters away from Salah Salem Street, it is built on a rectangular surface, it is also divided into two sections, a court and a prayer house, the prayer hall contains two aisles, each Aisle includes three tiles, El Mihrab is covered with a cupola and it is pointed to the direction of Mecca.The mosque was established by Emir Badr El-Gamal, Al-Juyushi Mosque stands on the edge of…
  Al Hussein Mosque is considering one of the most popular Islamic landmarks in Cairo, Located near the famous Khan el-Khalili bazaar in Cairo, It is usually the sanctuary where the Egyptian president and other dignitaries pray on special occasions, the researches proved that it was constructed over the cemetery of the Fatimid caliphs. It is most appreciated for containing a collection of sacred objects like the oldest version of the holly Qur`an.Al Hussein is the Prophet Muhammad`s Son-in-law, It…
  Al Ghuri Mosque is one of the fascinating mosques date back to mamluks, is located at Moezz Street, El Ghuri Mosque is built from stone and its principle, eastern, façade includes an elevated portal, accessed by means of a staircase, and which has shops below it, The western side includes a Friday (congregational) madrasa-mosque built on the qa'a plan, while the eastern side includes a khanqah and mausoleum as well as a sabil-kuttab.Amuse yourself while walkthrough Moezz Street which…
  Al-Azhar Mosque is located in El Hussein Square; Al-Azhar University in Cairo is one of the oldest operating universities in the world, was originally designed by the Fatimid general Jawhar El-Sequelae and built on the orders of Caliph Muezz Li-Din Allah. Al Azhar does not only house of the oldest university in the world but it is also the place where the graduation black gowns originated from.Al-Azhar Mosque imitated both the Amr Ibn El-As and Ibn Tulun mosque. Al…
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Yes, there are direct flights from the United States to Cairo organized by Egypt Air, where you can find a flight from New York, the JFK Airport, direct to Cairo five times a week. it takes approximately 12 hours. There is flights belongs to Egypt Air as well flies from Los Angles directly to Cairo, it takes approx. 17 hours, However tourists arriving from U.S.A prefer to make transit either in Paris, North Africa ( They prefer to stop in morocco ), or London.

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