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Religious sites in Cairo

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    Gaze up at the striking array of domes and minarets that make Mohamed Ali Mosque an imposing and ornate place of worship. Constructed on orde
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    Reportedly the finest example of early Mamluk architecture, Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan draws tourists not only with its impressive e
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    Twin carved-stone minarets define Mosque of Al-Azhar, one of Cairo's largest sanctuaries and an Islamic university. Built in 970, the mosque
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    A landmark of the Coptic Orthodox faith, Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) also represents one of the country's oldest relig
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    The splendor of Islamic architecture draws visitors to Mosque of Ibn Tulun, allegedly built on top of a hill on which Noah's ark landed after
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