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Mosque and Madrasa of Al-Nasir Muhammad

Mosque and Madrasa of Al-Nasir Muhammad

Mosque and Madrasa of Al-Nasir Muhammad is an Islamic complex from the Mamluk era located on Al-Muizz li-Din Allah al-Fatimi Street in the historic city of Cairo, the capital of Egypt. The construction of the mosque was started by Al-Adil Kitbugha in 1296 AD, then Sultan Al-Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalawun (Al-Nasir Qalawun) completed it in 1303. The complex includes a madrasa for teaching the Qur'an, Hadith and Islamic sciences called the Al Nasiriyah Madrasa. The complex 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: 14th 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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