Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Mosque of Ibn Tulun

Mosque of Ibn Tulun is a historical mosque located in Cairo, Egypt. It was built in 879 AD by Ahmad ibn Tulun, the Abbassid governor of Egypt and the founder of the Tulunid dynasty that ruled Egypt and Syria between 868-905 AD. 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: 9th 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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