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Bimaristan al-Mu’ayyadi

Bimaristan al-Mu’ayyadi

Bimaristan al-Mu’ayyadi, also known as Maristan of al-Mu’ayyad, is a historic hospital from the Mamluk era located in Cairo, Egypt. It was built by the Mamluk sultan Al-Mu’ayyad Shaykh between 1418 and 1420 AD. Over the years only the facade of the building and the walls of its main hall remain, it has been completely restored and renovated in recent years. Bimaristan al-Mu’ayyadi 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: 15th 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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