Architectural Sites in Cairo

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Architectural Sites in Cairo

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Bab al-Futuh
To the left, inside the entrance to the is a...
Architectural Sites, Viewpoints Islamic Cairo North
 
Bab al-Nasr
This gate is similar to Bab al-Futuh, except that...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Bab Zuwayla
Built in 1092, this is one of three remaining...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo South
 
Banque Misr
Colonial Cairo emulated the French, was run by...
Architectural Sites Downtown and Bulaq
 
Bayt al-Suhaymi
Considered the best example of domestic Islamic...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Church of Saint Sergius
Known in Arabic as 'Abu Serga, this church is...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites Coptic Cairo (Mari Girgis)
 
The Citadel
Until Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi arrived in Cairo in...
Museums / Galleries, Religious Sites, Architectural Sites The Citadel and Sayyida Zaynab
 
Complex of Qalaun
One of the early Mamluk rulers of Egypt, Mansur...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Islamic Cairo North
 
Convent of Saint George
This convent's namesake holds a special place in...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites Coptic Cairo (Mari Girgis)
 
The Hanging Church
Known in Arabic as al-Muallaqah ("the...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites Coptic Cairo (Mari Girgis)
 
Madrasa and Mausoleum of Sultan al-Salih al-Ayyubi
Although it does not appear to be very...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Islamic Cairo North
 
Madrasa and Mausoleum of Taghribardi
This small but impressive complex was built in...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites The Citadel and Sayyida Zaynab
 
Madrasa of al-Nasir Muhammad
Considered the greatest Mamluk sultan, al-Nasir...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Madrasa of Mithqal
This beautifully restored Mamluk madrasa,...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Madrasa of Sarghatmish
Completed in 1356 by the emir who succeeded...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites The Citadel and Sayyida Zaynab
 
Madrasa of Sultan al-Zahir Baybars I
Al-Zahir Baybars' reign (1260–77) marked the...
Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan
Built between 1356 and 1363 by the Mamluk ruler...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites The Citadel and Sayyida Zaynab
 
Mosque of Ibn Tulun
This huge congregational mosque was built in...
Religious Sites, Architectural Sites The Citadel and Sayyida Zaynab
 
Nilometer
At the southern end of Rodah Island, al-miqyas...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Coptic Cairo (Mari Girgis)
 
Qa'a of Muhhib al-Din
Halfway up a street called Shar'a Bayt...
Houses / Mansions, Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo North
 
Sabil-Kuttab of Abdul Rahman Katkhuda
Katkhuda is a Persian word meaning "master of the...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Islamic Cairo North
 
St. David Building
Founded in the 1880s by a Welshman as the Davies...
Architectural Sites Downtown and Bulaq
 
Tomb of Sulayman al-Faransawi
Sulayman, a Frenchman, was born Octave de...
Architectural Sites, Memorials / Monuments Coptic Cairo (Mari Girgis)
 
Trieste
Designed by the architect of the Banque Misr but...
Architectural Sites Downtown and Bulaq
 
Wikala of al-Ghuri
This handsome building with its strong, square...
Arts / Performance Venues, Architectural Sites Islamic Cairo South

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