Emir Qijmas al-Ishaqi Mosque

Emir Qijmas al-Ishaqi Mosque

Emir Qijmas al-Ishaqi Mosque, also known as Abu Heriba Mosque, is a historic mosque located in Cairo, Egypt. It was built in 1481 AD by Emir Qijmas al-Ishaqi during the rule of the Burji Mamluk Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf ad-Din Qaitbay. 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: 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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