Sultan Hasan Mosque
Sultan Hasan Mosque, a magnificent Islamic structure, stands overlooking the Citadel in Islamic Cairo. Built in 1363 during the Mamluk Sultanate, it houses both a mosque and a madrasa (institute). The mosque, built by Sultan An-Nasir Hasan at great expense, is still one of the most beautiful architectural structures in Cairo, and when you stand at the entrance or in the courtyard, you will be overwhelmed by its immensity and elaborate decoration.
The historic district of Cairo, the capital of Egypt, has been the economic, cultural, and academic center of Islam from the 7th century to the present. The Islamic Cairo, which stretches to the east of downtown, is filled with attractions that tell the story of its colorful history. Visitors can enjoy a journey through beautiful Islamic architecture, including elegant mosques and the Citadel, which has long served as the political center of the city.