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Al Iskandariyah (Alexandria)
Click to Enlarge Picture Al Iskandariyah a city of northern Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea at the western tip of the Nile Delta. It was founded by Alexander the III in 332 B.C. and became a repository of Jewish, Arab, and Hellenistic culture famous for its extensive libraries. Its pharos (lighthouse) was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Sun set in Alexandria, Egypt off the Mediterranean Sea.
Click to Enlarge Picture A Masjid in Al Iskandariyah in which Prophet Danial عليه السلام And NobleLoquman عليه السلام are buried.
Click to Enlarge Picture In side the Masjid. The names of the Prophets are written in Arabic (Prophet Danial And Noble Loquman عليه السلام).

Click to Enlarge Picture Muhammad Ali Pasha (Arabic: محمد علي باشا)1769 August 2 1849, became pasha of Egypt after 1805, he was a viceroy of Egypt, and is often cited as the founder of modern Egypt. Muhammad Ali was born in the town of Kavala, in the Ottoman Empire. After working for a time in his youth as a tobacco merchant, Muhammad Ali took a commission in the Ottoman army.
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< Masjid, as seen from the courtyard.

He was a common soldier who rose to leadership by his military skill and political acumen. In 1799 he commanded a Turkish army in an unsuccessful attempt to drive Napoleon from Egypt.

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Click to Enlarge Picture The Mahrab and the Mimber of the Masjid Ali Muhamad in the Qala Muhammad Ali.
Click to Enlarge Picture  The dome from the inside, Qala Muhammad Ali.
Click to Enlarge Picture The Al-Rifa'i Mosque (Arabic: مسجد الرفاعى, transliterated also as Al-Rifai, Al-Refai, Al-Refa'i, and named in English the Royal Mosque), is located in Cairo, Egypt, in Midan al-Qal'a, adjacent to the Cairo Citadel. It was constructed in two phases over the period between 1869 and 1912, when it was finally completed.
Click to Enlarge Picture  The Al-Rifa'i Masjid
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Al-Azhar University also known an al-Azhar al-Shareef, "the Noble al-Azhar", is connected to the Masjid in Cairo named to honor Fatima Az-Zahraa رضي الله عنها , the daughter of the prophet Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم, from whom the Fatimid Dynasty claimed descent. The Masjid was built in two years from 969 CE, the year in which its foundation was laid.
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The school of theology (madrassa) connected with it was founded in 988 as an Ismaili Shia school, but it later became a Sunni school, which it remains to this day. It is the oldest operating universities in the world.
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Mosque was laid foundation on 14 Th of Ramadan 359 H, (971 CE). it was built in two years nearly, the first prayer was dine on 7 Th of Ramadan 361. H, on 988 CE

Mahrab of Jamiah Al-Azhar

Click to Enlarge Picture The unusual design of minarets of the Jamiah Al-Azhar, it with two small mini-minarets on top of the main large minaret.
Click to Enlarge Picture  The beautiful courtyard of Jamiah Al-Azhar
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The largest Islamic Tomb in the world.
This Mausoleum of the late Islamic Imam Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Idris ash-Shafi'i عليه رحمه. (767 - January 20, 820)
Click to Enlarge Picture This is the first and oldest mosque ever built on the land of Egypt & Africa. Erected in 642 AD (21 AH) by Amr Ibn al'As, the commander of the Muslim army that conquered Egypt, the mosque is also known as Taj al-Jawamie (Crown of Mosques, al-Jamie'al-Ateeq (the Ancient Mosque) and Masjid Ahl ar-Rayah (Mosque of Banner Holders).
The mosque is said to have been built on the site of Amr Ibn el-As's tent at Fustat.
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Khafre's Pyramid, is the second largest of the ancient Egyptian Pyramids of Giza and the tomb of the fourth-dynasty pharaoh Anabtawi (Chephren).

also read the Pyramid article.

Click to Enlarge Picture Great Pyramid of Giza as seen from the green farm fields just outside Cairo.
Click to Enlarge Picture The Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Sphinx of Giza.

Luxor, Thebes & Al-Karnak
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First pylon of precinct of Amun viewed from the west.

Al-Karnak (Arabic الكرنك, in Ancient Egypt was named Ipet Sut, "the most venerated place") is a small village in Egypt, located on the banks of the River Nile.This is the largest of the precincts of the temple complex, and is dedicated to Amun-Re.

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Luxor Temple is a large Ancient Egyptian temple complex located on the east bank of the River Nile in the city today known as Luxor (ancient Thebes).

It is said that is where Prophet Musa was picked up by Firau'an's wife Asyyah.


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