Sultan Hassan Masjid

The Madrassa of Sultan Hassan Mosque is a masterpiece of Mamluk architecture and one of the largest in the world. It was commissioned in 1356AD by Sultan Hassan bin Mohammad bin Qalaoun for the purpose of establishing a school and mosque that would cater to the four branches of Sunni Islam: Shafi, maliki, Hanafi, and Hanbali.


Sharia el-Qal'a, Islamic Cairo

Opening hours: Daily 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (until 6:00 p.m. in summer)

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