Mosque Of Al-Mu’ayyad Shaykh




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Mosque of Al-Mu'ayyad Shaykh

Mosque of Al-Mu’ayyad Shaykh

Mosque of Al-Mu’ayyad Shaykh built on the location of a prison where the Mamluk Sultan, Al-Mu’ayyad Shaykh himself was once remanded, the eponymously named Mosque was built in 1421. It’s painted in striped red and white colors and features a splendidly designed entrance area, designed with stalactite vaulting. Also, the mosque’s door, an exquisite piece of brass artwork is thought to have been stolen from Sultan Hassan’s mosque.

Updated On March 23, 2020