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List of mosques in Cairo

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Cairo has always been known as the City of a Thousand Minarets due to the large number of mosques, and its well-known reputation of a beautiful skyline of minarets that can be seen from any high roof. This is a list of Mosques in Cairo from different dynastic periods.



  • Mosque of Amr ibn al-As
  • Abbasids

  • Mosque of Ibn Tulun
  • Abbasid Caliphs Mausoleum
  • Fatimids

  • Al-Azhar Mosque
  • Aqmar Mosque
  • Al-Hakim Mosque
  • Al-Hussein Mosque
  • Juyushi Mosque
  • Lulua Mosque
  • Al-Salih Tala'i Mosque
  • Mosque-Mausoleum Zaynab
  • Sayyidah Ruqayya Mashhad
  • Sayyeda Nafisa Mosque
  • Ayyubids

  • Mosque of Nejm Edin Ayyub
  • Mamluks

  • Aqsunqur Mosque
  • Madrasa of Sarghatmish
  • Mosque of Sultan al-Muayyad
  • Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan
  • Complex of Sultan al-Mansur Qalawun
  • Al-Nasir Muhammad Mosque
  • Madrassa of Al-Nasir Muhammad
  • Ahmed al-Mihmandar complex
  • Tomb of Salar and Sangar-al-Gawli
  • Emir Qurqumas complex
  • Sultan Al-Ghuri Complex
  • Sultan Barquq Mosque
  • Ashraf Barsbay school
  • Sheikh Mutahar mosque
  • Fakahani Mosque
  • Mosque of Amir al-Maridani
  • Mosque of Aytmush
  • Complex of Sultan al-Ashraf Qaytbay
  • Sultan al-Ashraf Inal
  • Al-Ishaqi Mosque
  • The Mosque and Khanqah of Shaykhu
  • Taghri Bardi mosque
  • Mosque of Ilgay al-Yusufi
  • Madrassa of Qanibey Emir Akhur
  • Mosque of al-Zahir Baybars
  • Ottomans and Alawiyya Dynasty

  • Abu el Dahab Mosque
  • Sulayman Pasha al-Khadim Mosque
  • Mosque of Muhammad Ali
  • Al-Rifa'i Mosque
  • Suleyman Agha Selihdar complex
  • Mosque of Yusuf Agha al-Hin
  • The Mosque of al-Burdayni
  • Mosque of Mahmud Pasha
  • Khekia Mosque
  • Mosque of Sayyida Aisha
  • Mosque of Ali el-Mutahhir
  • Modern

  • Mustafa Mahmoud mosque
  • Mosque of Hamdiya Shazliya
  • Al-Nour mosque
  • Al-Rahman mosque
  • Rabia Al-Adawiya Mosque
  • Qowat Mosalaha mosque
  • References

    List of mosques in Cairo Wikipedia

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