Al-Hakim Mosque

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8 / 10

2 expert reviews

“This is one of the few Fatimid mosques still to have its original layout with a large courtyard surrounded by porticos and a prayer room with five naves”

– Michelin Guide

Fodor's
"Originally built in AD 1010 by the Fatimid Khalifa (caliph) al-Hakim bi Amr Allah, this gigantic mosque was restored under the aegis of the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Isma'ili Shi'a sect." Full review

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