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4 Mosque of Muhammad Ali in Cairo, Egypt

Sitting atop the Moqattam Hills within the fortified Cairo Citadel is the impressive Islamic Mosque of Muhammad Ali. This famous place of worship was built with limestone in the mid-nineteenth century by Muhammad Ali Pasha al-Mas’ud ibn Agha. Many people consider him to be the father of modern Egypt. This Ottoman-style mosque consists of one central dome and four semi-domes. The two minarets are over 260 feet tall. This landmark structure, also called the Alabaster Mosque, is visible throughout much of Cairo, Egypt.


Privet Entrance, Bel Kalaa Al Abageyah, Qism El-Khalifa, Cairo Governorate, Egypt


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