Al Azhar Mosque

Al-Azhar Mosque lies in El Hussein Square, as well as Al-Azhar University in Cairo is one of the most famous and oldest Islamic universities in the whole world, it was constructed by Jawhar El-Sequelae according to an order of Caliph Muezz Li-Din Allah.

 
Experience exploring the Islamic history in Al-Azhar Mosque with Flying Carpet Tours, it also imitated both the Ibn Tulun Mosque and 'Amr ibn al-'As Mosque. Al Azhar Mosque is derived its name from Fatima Al Zahra, who is the daughter of prophet Muhammad, It has played a vital role in the political and religious life of Egypt and the surrounding middle east countries ever since, therefore nowadays the University of Al-Azhar which was constructed around the Mosque is the most prestigious organization of Muslim schools, and its students are highly esteemed for their Islamic studies.


The Mosque of Al-Azhar is a huge contracture that shed light on the Islamic studies, science and engineering through many centuries, it consists of beautiful five minarets with small balconies and fabulous carved columns, when you go there you will explore the old methods of teaching the religion during the time of Salah Ed-Din and how they got improved and change their way, as well as improving their schools of commerce, science, medicine, etc, to make itself competitive institution in the recent years.
 

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