PHOTOS OF THE WEEK – MOHAMMED ALI MOSQUE

THE MOHAMMAD ALI MOSQUE, ONE OF CAIRO’S MAIN TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS WAS BUILT BETWEEN 1830 AND 1848,  IN MEMORY OF MOHAMMED ALI’S SON TUSON PASHA WHO DIED IN 1816.

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OVERLOOKING CAIRO IT OFFERS STUNNING VIEWS OF THE CITY.

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VISITORS ARE ALLOWED TO GO INSIDE – TO ADMIRE OR WORKSHIP OR TAKE PICTURES!

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Door facing Mecca

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Ceiling all in Mosaic

Wash Basin used to wash hands and feet before entering the Mosque

Wash Basin used to wash hands and feet before entering the Mosque

 

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More from Egypt soon

Brigitte

 

 

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About Brigitte Nioche

Author of Living Longer, Living Well - How to Embrace the Challenges of a Long Life. Other titles - Dress to Impress, The Sensual Dresser, What Turns Men On.
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