31 October, 2014 / 6 Muharram, 1436

Rediscovering Cairo's great Islamic architectural treasures

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Cairo's Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street is one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Egypt. (Continue Reading)

Al-Hussein mosque, which was built in 1154 in name of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), Hussein ibn Ali, on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, is one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Al-Hussein mosque, which was built in 1154 in name of the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him), Hussein ibn Ali, on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, is one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Stalls on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Stalls on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Madrasa (school) of Al-Nasir Mohammad on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Madrasa (school) of Al-Nasir Mohammad on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
A bazaar on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
A bazaar on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Sabil Abdul-Rahman Kuthada monument build in 1744 by pioneer Egyptian architect Abdul-Rahman Kuthada on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Sabil Abdul-Rahman Kuthada monument build in 1744 by pioneer Egyptian architect Abdul-Rahman Kuthada on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Madrassa (school) of Al-Nasir Mohammad on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Madrassa (school) of Al-Nasir Mohammad on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Madrasa (school) of Al-Nasir Mohammad on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
Madrasa (school) of Al-Nasir Mohammad on Al-Mu'izz al-Din Illah Street, one of the most important historical streets in the Islamic quarter of Cairo. — Photo by AFP
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