Islamic Museum in Cairo is viewed as one of the oldest and largest museums on the planet. The museum have more than 104000 displays mirroring the enormity of Islamic civilization in Egypt as well as the entire Islamic world and demonstrating how it has thrived and changed since the beginning.
Displays in the Museum
The quantity of displays at the Museum of Islamic Art has been expanded and duplicated commonly since its foundation. The museum had just around 7000 displays when it initially opened in 1903 yet that number expanded to 78000 of every 1978, 96000 in the ongoing past and more than 100000 pieces today.
The displays of the Museum of Islamic Art were assembled from a wide range of areas around Egypt. This incorporates the remains of the urban communities of Askar and Fustat, the main Islamic capitals of Egypt before the foundation of Cairo. Some different displays were purchased from Rashid, Aswan, Luxor and Tanis in the Nile Delta. This is notwithstanding numerous different displays that were sold or gave to the museum by people from everywhere throughout the world.
Today the Museum of Islamic Art displays probably the rarest shows including stoneware, pieces of fabric, and hued windows, rocks with Islamic works, and numerous different displays. There is additionally the accumulation of Persian and Turkish ceramics that the museum purchased in 1945.
The accumulations incorporate enameled glass lights, Egyptian pottery and an uncommon gathering of filigree water pot channels of unpainted ceramic famous for their lacework designs. There are likewise accumulations of woodwork, materials and stones with engravings, while the gathering of floor coverings is viewed as one of the best of its sort. Accumulations of logical instruments show the degree to which Islamic civilization has added to learning in various fields. There is additionally an uncommon collections of measures, seals, gold, copper and silver coins.
Cave church - Moqattam Mountain
Citadel (Mohamed Ali mosque)
Khan Elkalily Market
Old Cairo (Hanging church- saint serguis church - Ben Ezra synagogue)