Citadel (Mohamed Ali mosque)

The Mosque of Muhammad Ali in Cairo is likewise affectionately referred to as the Alabaster Mosque, and gratitude to its exceptional beauty, it's the most visited mosque in Egypt.

Sometimes known as the City of Minarets, Cairo is home to an apparently interminable number of mosques. Some are generally little and are of little enthusiasm to explorer, while others are totally magnificent. One such model is the Muhammad Ali Mosque which sits grandly on the summit of the Saladin Citadel.

Distinctive Features of Mosque

Notwithstanding its surprisingly high minarets, the mosque's unmistakable domes are additionally a difference to the needle-like minarets, and as any visitor can validate, the inside of the mosque is a perfect match to the noteworthy exterior. The mosque is likewise home to an enormous strong marble podium which interestingly enough is the largest in the nation, and the light reflects from cut crystal, plated covered surfaces. The site is additionally renowned for its in excess of 136 re-colored glass windows in the domes.

The yard is likewise amazing in light of the fact that it is really bigger than the mosque itself, and its enormous central fountain, alongside its 47 curved entryways give the setting a regal and palatial look.

Visiting the Mosque

Most voyagers who visit the Cairo Citadel (Saladin Citadel) will likewise visit the Mosque of Muhammad Ali. An incredible aspect regarding this specific site is the way that there are a few attractions. These incorporate a military museum; Joseph's Well, a few different mosques, and even an exceptionally interesting carriage museum.

Visit guides are constantly accessible, and this might be the most ideal approach to get a comprehensive perspective on the site whether you have a ton of time or just a couple of brief hours to devote to the territory.

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