Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay Complex

Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay Complex

Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay Complex is an Islamic complex consists of a kuttab, mosque and madrasa and is located in Cairo, Egypt. It was built by the Mamluk sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay in 1474 AD. 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: 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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