Global Treasures - Alabaster Mosque - The Mosque of Muhammad Ali Pasha - Cairo, Egypt

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Date Added: 24th July 2018

Date Removed: 3rd October 2019

Available for: 15 months



Cairo's Alabaster Mosque dominates the skyline of the largest city in Africa. The imposing building is situated in the middle of the Citadel, a prominent fortress that was built in the 19th century. In 1830, Egyptian King Mohammad Ali Pasha ordered the construction of a mosque to strict Ottoman design. The impressive interior of the building is illuminated by an enormous chandelier.


Certificate: Not Rated

Year: 2007

Duration: 10 min





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