Egypt Islamic Sightseeing and Architecture

Islamic sites in Cairo, Historic Cairo and its mosques, palaces and houses. Cairo Islamic architecture and military structures. Gates of Cairo, sabils, madrasas and khankas, al-Mouz street walking tour to discover Islamic Heritage of Cairo.

Royal Palaces In Cairo


The main building of the palace

Manial Palace Museum

Open: 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM daily
Address: Roda island, between University bridge and Manial bridge on al-Saray

Ticket: 5

Manasterly palace remains

Manasterly palace

Open: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: East end of Roda island

Ticket: 2

Mangak al-Silahdar gate remains

Palace of Mangak al-Silahdar

Open: not accessible
Address: Suq el-Silah street, behind Sultan Hassan Mosque
Hospital of Qasr al-Ayny in 1883

Kasr Al Ainy history

Open: 10:00 AM - 02:30 PM, Friday closed
Address: the Convention Center of the Faculty of Medicine
Remains of the palace

Ablaq Palace

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: Inside the Citadel of Saladin, Caro

Ticket: 9

Salsabil at the palace entrance

Harem Palace

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: Inside the Citadel of Saladin, Caro

Ticket: 9

Cairo Famous Mosques


General view of Mohammed Ali mosque

Mohammed Ali mosque

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: Inside the Citadel of Saladin, Caro

Ticket: 9

Sultan Hassan mosque facade

Sultan Hassan mosque

Open: 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM daily
Address: Maidan al-Qa'ala, Citadel square/Midan Salah el-Din

Ticket: 4

Al-Rifai mosque central entrance

Al-Rifa'i mosque

Open: 08:00 AM - 04:30 PM daily
Address: Maidan al-Qa'ala, Citadel square/Midan Salah el-Din

Ticket: 4

Al-Nasir Mohammed mosque minaret and outer wall

Al-Nasir Mohammed mosque

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: Inside the Citadel of Saladin, Caro

Ticket: 9

Al-Aqmar mosque central facade

Al-Aqmar mosque

Open: 06:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Address: al-Mouiz street, Historic Cairo
Inner courtyard of Solyman Pasha mosque in the Citadel

Suleiman Pasha mosque

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Address: At the end of Eastern part of the Northern enclosure of Citadel

Ticket: 9

The main facade of the sabil and mosque

Sulayman Agha al-Silahdar Mosque and Sabil

Open: 06:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Address: al-Mouiz street, Historic Cairo

Ticket: 5

Cairo Military Structures


View over the Citadel of Qaitbay

Citadel of Qaitbay, Alexandria

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: El Sayalah Sharq, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria

Ticket: 3

Bab al-Azab, gate to the Citadel.

Gates of Cairo

Open: 00:00 AM - 00:00 PM
Address: All over Cairo
One of Citadel's towers.

Cairo Citadel of Saladin

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: Salah Salem st

Ticket: 9

The main measuring column of Nilometer

Nilometer of Roda island

Open: 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: East end of Roda island

Ticket: 2

Part of the aqueduct running along a street in Cairo

Aqueduct of Cairo

Open: under reconstruction
Address: from Fum al-Khalij to Sayyida Aisha Square close to the Citadel
Gate to the Citadel Bab al-Azab

Bab al-Azab, gate of Cairo

Open: 00:00 AM - 00:00 PM
Address: Outside the Citadel of Saladin, facing Qalaa square
Yusuf's well in the Citadel

Joseph's well

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: Inside the Citadel of Saladin, Caro

Ticket: 9

General view of the gate.

Bab Zuweila

Open: ежедневно с 08:30 до 17:00
Address: на пересечении улицы Аль-Муиз с улицей Ахмед Махер

Ticket: 2

Bab al-Naser

Bab al-Naser Cairo Gate

Open: 00:00 AM - 00:00 PM daily
Address: At the end of al-Mouiz street, from the side of al-Banhawi st
Bab al Futuh, Cairo city gate

Bab al-Futuh

Open: 00:00 AM - 00:00 PM daily
Address: At the end of al-Mouiz street, from the side of al-Banhawi st
Burg al-Ramla

Towers of the Citadel

Open: 08:00 Am - 09:00 PM daily
Address: Saladin Citadel, Cairo

Ticket: 9

Noble Houses In Cairo


Inner courtyard of the house

Bayt al-Suhaymi

Open: 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Address: Darb el-Asfar street, half way of al-Mouiz

Ticket: 4

Palaces Of Alexandria


View on Ras el-Tin palace in Alexandria

Ras el-Tin palace Alexandria

Open: not open for public
Address: Ad Daerah Al Gomrokeyah, Alexandria Harbour, Alexandria Governorate
Palace salon

El Gawhara Palace

Open: Temporary closed for restauration
Address: Inside the Citadel of Saladin, Caro
Antoniadis gardens present days

Antoniadis palace

Open: 08:00 AM - 05:00 PM daily
Address: Ezbet Saad, Sidi Gaber، Alexandria