Gaze up at the striking array of domes and minarets that make Mosque of Muhammad Ali an imposing and ornate place of worship. Constructed on orders of Mohamed Ali Pasha between 1830 and 1848, the mosque stands atop a hill and features a 52 m (170 ft) high central dome and twin minarets visible from many points around the capital. Head inside the landmark building to admire its ornately decorated cupola and minbar (pulpit), and visit the tomb of Mohamed Ali Pasha. Use our Cairo day trip planner to add Mosque of Muhammad Ali and other attractions to your Cairo vacation plans.
Tours to Mosque of Muhammad Ali
Private Tour: Egyptian Museum, Alabaster Mosque, Khan el-Khalili BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $76
Duration: 6 hours
Private Tour: Alabaster Mosque, Sultan Hassan, Khan el-Khalili BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $52
Duration: 3 hours
Mosque of Muhammad Ali Reviews
Yes the mosque is beautiful but the views that you will have are while visiting is worth the trip in itself. Spend some time walking around the grounds. Plenty to see. more »
Después de haber visto medio Egipto, incluyendo Abusimbel, Karnak, pirámides, etc.; resulta una construcción "moderna". Estar forrada de alabastro sí que es particular, pena que, debido al sol, luzca ... more »Having seen half Egypt, including Abusimbel, Karnak, pyramids, etc.; it is a "modern" construction. Being lined with alabaster is particular, it is worth that, due to the sun, it looks mostly obscured. I'd like to see her in radiant white.
Beautiful mosque that is still used for prayers. The gardens and white marbled areas outside the mosque are also quite stunning. Like all the other areas of the citidel, its not touristy and very quiet. A good place to get away from the hustle and bustle of Cairo.
a piece of architect in Cairo. you feel like you were transported to Istanbul. the position, the ceiling and the manbars are great, but the place overall can be cleaner and the mosque needs more care from the authorities.
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