Islamic Cairo is central ground where Muslim rulers stamped their presence. Unbeknownst it became the highlight of Islamic attractions. The place is nicknamed ‘City of Thousand Minaret’ because of the mosques and minarets that surround the area is like no other places.
Based on Mokattam hills which were believed to be sanctimonious place was used as a residential area for royals and wealthy, burial grounds for royals, trading centre and so on.
Most of that is preserved and acts as a beacon calling tourist to witness the grandeur and history of the Islamic era.
The below-listed places are points of attractions that make the place grand and spellbinding. Such as:
Mausoleum of Imam al-Shafi’i (City of the Dead (Qarafa))
Complex of Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay
Al- Azhar Park
Gayer Anderson Museum
These are still few, many more are still to go. No words can do justice enough; you have to witness it for yourselves. If you don’t want to go into its history, the markets and parks can refresh your spirits and uplift your holiday spirit, or you can enjoy the traditional foods and coffee in the traditional cafes and restaurants. Pack your bags today for a mind boggling ride to Islamic Cairo with NILE HOLIDAY…