Sultan Barquq Complex

Sultan Barquq Complex

Sultan Barquq Complex or Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Barquq is an Islamic complex consists of mosque and madrassa and located in Cairo, Egypt. It was built by the Mamluk Sultan al-Zahir Barquq between 1384-1386 AD as a school for religious education. 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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