Ibn Tulun Mosque

The Ibn Tulun Mosque is the top mosque to visit when in Cairo. This mosque, which is the largest and oldest in Cairo, was completed in 879 and still stands mostly intact. It was built using mud-brick and wood and covers 2.4 hectares (six acres). The mosque was built under the command of Ahmad ibn Tulun, who was the governor of Egypt from 868-884.


Sharia el-Salibah, Islamic Cairo
Opening hours: Daily 8:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

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