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Mosque Pictures from Cairo Egypt, Mosque Photos, Egypt Pictures

Pictures from 8 different Cairo Mosques. Geometric artwork and minarets are the marks of this Arabic architecture. The mihrab is the indent that marks the direction to Mecca. Like Buddhist temples, shoes cannot be worn in Muslim Mosques. Ibn Tulun Mosque is the oldest shown here, built in 876.

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Minarets of Al-Azhar Mosque in central Cairo Mihrab of Al-Azhar Mosque, located next to the famous Khan al-Khalili bazaar Brilliant central courtyard of Al-Azhar Mosque Central courtyard with dome and minarets
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Ceiling in Al-Azhar Mosque Primary mihrab of Al-Azhar Mosque Inside column lined Al-Azhar Mosque primary prayer room, with oulines on the floor for each worshiper an-Nasir Mohammed Mosque green dome
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Minaret of an-Nasir Mohammed Mosque an-Nasir Mohammed Mosque Mohammed Ali Mosque at the Citadel in Cairo White domes of Mohammed Ali Mosque
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Wrought iron window screen Interior of Mohammed Ali Mosque Gold leaf details of Mohammed Ali Mosque Mahmoud Pasha Mosque, inside the Citadel
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Ar-Rifai Mosque ceiling details Minarets of Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan and Ar-Rifai Mosque Sultan Hassan, Ar-Rafai, Mahmoud Pasha Mosques (left to right) just outside the Citadel Minarets of Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan and Ar-Rifai Mosque
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Cairo and Sultan Hassan Mosque-Madrassa This artwork is what you first see when entering the Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan Vaulted dome ceiling of Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan Mihrab of Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
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Mihrab details Artistic copper details photo Ibn Tulun Mosque from the minaret of Sarghatmish Mosque Stairway winds around minaret of Ibn Tulun Mosque
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Vast courtyard of Ibn Tulun Mosque Central fountain of Ibn Tulun Mosque First use of pointed arch, 876 CE Ibn Tulun at early dusk
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Courtyard and pointed arches of Ibn Tulun Sarghatmish Mosque ceiling detail Central fountain of Sarghatmish Mosque Chandelier of Sarghatmish Mosque masks Ibn Tulun dome
Window detaili of Al-Fath Mosque