Al Rifai Mosque, Cairo

4.6
See the final resting place of the last Egyptian king and other members of the royal family at Al Rifai Mosque. Constructed over the course of four decades (1869-1912), the grand religious site boasts traditional Muslim architecture complemented by numerous paintings on the walls and woodwork decor by local artisans. Take a moment to reflect on the grandiose ceiling hung with candelabra, and smaller, secluded prayer niches where you can spend a few moments in peace and silence. Use our Cairo trip itinerary builder site to visit Al Rifai Mosque on your trip to Cairo, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This Mosque is in front of that of sultan Hasan of the fourteenth century was conceived as a complement to it in the nineteenth century when Egypt wanted to modernize creating avenues of European style, it is noticeable in the large squares that surround it and in conjunction with La Madraza form a comple Stunning, truly unmissable...
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  • One of the oldest mosques in Cairo. Beautiful architectural beauty of this place will touch your soul for sure.
  • A historic monument and beautiful architecture.
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