The Islamic Quarter Cairo – During your time in Cairo, Sempre Travel Egypt will show you some of the most amazing Cairo landmarks in the Islamic quarter; let’s know the details here.

The Islamic Quarter Cairo

You will see the Islamic Quarter Cairo on this whole Cairo trip, commonly known as Historic Cairo.

You may see:

  • The Saladin Citadel
  • The Museum of Islamic Art Cairo
  • Sultan Hassan Mosque
  • Ibn Tulun Mosque
  • The medieval Cairo city walls and more

We will provide you with details of what you will see on the trip and everything related to it on this topic. Just read the following lines.

What will you see on the Islamic Quarter Cairo trip?

the Islamic Quarter Cairo
the Islamic Quarter Cairo

After breakfast, we begin our extensive tour of Islamic Cairo by picking you up from your Cairo hotel.

What is our first destination on the trip?

The Saladin Citadel – Alabaster Mosque is our first exciting site on this Cairo Tours in the Islamic Quarter.

Saladin Citadel is one the best citadel in the city.

It is erecting on a hill known as the Mokkatam Plateau and provided a panoramic perspective of the city.

The Pyramids of Giza can occasionally be seen with good vision.

The Sultan Hassan Mosque and the Ibn Tulun Mosque, both part of the Cairo Islamic Center, are located beneath the citadel.

Muhammad Ali Mosque is our second destination… Where is it located?

Muhammad Ali erected a huge Mosque in the devastated portion of the citadel after an explosion in the munitions depot in 1824, destroying parts.

Said Pasha, his son, finished the building until it was completed in 1857.

Not far from the Saladin Citadel lies something that no one in Cairo’s metropolis would suspect: Cairo’s “Green Lung,” the Al Azhar Park.

Cairo residents always choose the Al Azhar Park attempt to escape the city’s hustle and bustle on weekends.

We leave the Mokkatam Plateau after soaking in the breathtaking view of Cairo to visit the Museum of the Islamic Quarter Cairo Art trip.

What is the destination of the third trip, and what is it characterized by?

The Islamic Quarter Cairo – Islamic Art Museum Cairo is known for its rare Quran manuscripts with beautiful calligraphies.

As well as a vast range of unique items made of wood, metal, and textile pieces from all over the Islamic world.

The Museum of Islamic Art Cairo gleams in new glory after a thorough refurbishment costing over $ 10 million in 2010.

Following our visit to the Museum, we will have lunch in one of Cairo’s classic eateries before continuing our Cairo excursions.

Time to head to the most important monuments in Egypt

In the shadow of the majestic Saladin Citadel lies the Sultan Hassan Mosque, commonly known as the Madrasa Mosque.

It is, nonetheless, an imposing structure of Mamluk-style construction.

Sultan Hassan was the son of Mamluk Sultan al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalawun.

The Sultan Hassan Mosque is still regarding as one of Egypt’s most precious landmarks.

Serving as a testimony of ancient Islamic Egypt alongside the Pyramids of Giza as witnesses of pharaonic antiquity.

The fourth interface of the trip: Mosque of Ibn Tulun

The Ibn Tulun Mosque is one of Africa’s oldest and largest mosques in terms of area.

It is retaining in its original shape and is erecting in this scale to accommodate Ibn Tulun’s whole army for Friday Prayer.

Its Minaret, one of Cairo’s most iconic structures, has a unique feature:

it is encircling by a spiral stairway that snakes up the outside walls to the summit.

Last destination: Cairo City Walls

The medieval Cairo city walls is creating to defend against the Ottoman Empire’s expanding danger.

It has three well-known gates.

A tour of the medieval Cairo city walls will allow you to witness one of the most excellent defenses erected during the Crusades.

Finally, We’ve arrived after the Islamic Quarter Cairo tour, and we’ll take you back to your Cairo hotel.