Juyushi Mosque

Juyushi Mosque

Juyushi Mosque is a historic mosque located on the Muqattam mountain in Cairo, Egypt. It was built by the vizier Badr al-Jamali who was the commander of the Armies (Amir al-Juyush) for the Fatimid Caliphate. The mosque was completed in 1085 AD under the patronage of Caliph-Imam al-Mustansir Billah. Juyushi 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: 11th 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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