Cairo is the capital of Egypt and this place offer
The mosque was planned to boom the huge imperial mosques of the Ottoman Empire. This wonderful structure was constructed by Mohammad Ali Pasha who is considered the originator of modern Egypt. This mosque is open daily and you can visit this in your cheap Cairo holidays. This place is significant exploring for its bazaars and warren like streets. Islamic Cairo is particular place where you'll see many mosques such as the Citadel and the Khan Al-Khalili bazaar. This bazaar is known for shopping.
The Ibn Tulun Mosque is another great and one of the largest mosques in the world. This is also known as the historic mosque of Cairo constructed by Ahmad Ibn Tulun. This is one recognized for its beautiful architecture and inimitable minaret. While booking holidays to Cairo include this mosque for sure and see one of the most historical, largest and oldest structures of Cairo. The whole compound of the Mosque of Ibn Tulun is encircled by a wall and wraps more than six acres. Total area of the complex is 26, 318 sq m, it is considered as the third largest in the world. Visit this mosque in Cairo tours and see this great place. The archway of the courtyard galleries are decorated with delightfully carved stucco, for the first time this standard was used in Cairo. This is one of its kinds in Egypt and sculpted after the minarets of Samarra with a curved stairway around the outside. Andalusian persuades can also be seen in the horseshoe curves of the minaret windowpanes and other places. This was brought to Egypt by Muslim refugees who were determined out of Spain by the Reconquista.
Another most popular mosque is the Al-Azhar mosque it houses the oldest university in the world from 970AD. This is also known as the Al-Azhar University in Cairo and considered as one of the oldest working universities in the world. The Islamic university is associated to the attractive and notable Al-Azhar Mosque. While enjoying Cairo holidays visit this place and see huge structure of this place that depicts the styles of various centuries.