Sultan Hassan Mosque Cairo, Egypt

Sultan Hassan Mosque
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Built between 1356 and 1363 by the Mamluk ruler Sultan Hassan, this is among the largest and most impressive Islamic buildings in the world. It may incorporate stone from the Pyramids of Giza.

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Sultan Hassan Mosque
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Sultan Hassan Mosque
30.032133° N, 31.256382° E  (map)
Cairo, Egypt
Cairo Al-Qāhirah, Egypt
Africa continent
Egypt Africa
Al-Qāhirah Urban Region, Egypt