Al-Salih Tala’i Mosque

Al-Salih Tala’i Mosque

Al-Salih Tala’i Mosque is a historic mosque located outside the southern entrance to the old walled city of Cairo, Egypt. It was built by the vizier Tala'i ibn Ruzzik in 1160 AD under the rule of the last Fatimid caliph Al-Adid. The mosque was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 as part of Historic Cairo.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Cairo Governorate

Category: Mosques and Islamic Buildings

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


World Heritage Site

Part of: Historic Cairo

Date of Inscription: 1979

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