Explore 6 Amazing Places in “Islamic Cairo” For Free

We all know that Cairo is full of religious tourism sites built over the centuries of Islamic rule in Egypt and we wonder why all Egyptians don’t go to these places and enjoy the architecture and heritage beauty!

Therefore, we have listed below some recommendations that will cost you no money .. YES, because almost all of them are for FREE 😉

 

1- The Religious Complex

The Religious Complex
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The Religious Complex contains many attractions, like:

  • Babylon Fortress
  • Coptic Museum
  • Hanging Church
  • Mary Girgis Church
  • Abu Serga Church
  • Saint Barbra Church
  • Kasriet El Rayhan Church
  • The Synagogue (The Jew Temple)

 

2- Al-Darb Al-Ahmar (Historical Cairo)

Aldarb Alahmar (Historic Cairo)
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Aldarb Alahmar District contains many attractions, like:

  • Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
  • Bab Zuweila
  • Bab El-Wazir Cemetery
  • Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex
  • Muhammad Ali’s Sabil
  • Mosque of Aslam al-Silahdar
  • Bayt Al-Razzaz Palace
  • Aqsunqur Mosque (Blue Mosque)
  • Khayer Bek Complex
  • Qubba al-Amir Tarabay
  • Historic Ayyubid Wall
  • Amir Taz Palace

 

3- El-Gamaleya (Islamic Cairo)

El-Gamaleya (Islamic Cairo)
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Al-Gamaleya Area contains many attractions, like:

  • Al-Hakim Mosque
  • Bab al-Futuh
  • Bab al-Nasr
  • Al-Hussein Mosque
  • Aqmar Mosque (Gray Mosque)
  • Al-Sultan Barquq Mosque
  • El-Selehdar Mosque
  • Sabil-Kuttab of Katkhuda
  • Al-Gawhara Palace
  • Beshtak Palace
  • Qalawun Complex.

 

4- Al-Moez Street

Al-Moez Street
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Al-Moez Street contains many attractions, like:

  • Ghuriya complex
  • Wikala of Qaytbay
  • Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex
  • Sabil of Ismail Pasha
  • Sabil-Kuttab of Ahmad Pasha

 

5- Al-Hussain

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Al-El-Hussein Area contains many attractions, like:

  • El-Hussein Mosque
  • Al-Fishawy Cafe
  • Large numbers of eastern foods’ Restaurants
  • Khan Al Khalili Street Entrance

 

6- Khan El-Khalili

Khan El-Khalili
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Al-El-Hussein Street is a 600 years old market, which sells souvenirs, antiques, and jewelry. Khan el-Khalili was originally the burial site of the Fatimid caliphs.


If you live outside Cairo and you still want to visit these places, click here to compare hotels rates in Cairo for the best price.

Remember that you don’t need to spend too much money or time to break your daily routine. Try always to find space to enjoy different and fresh experiences away from traditional hangouts.

 


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