Al Azhar Mosque, Cairo: How To Reach, Best Time & Tips

About Al Azhar Mosque

Situated in the middle of the Islamic Cairo District, the Al-Azhar Mosque is one of the oldest surviving mosques of the Fatimid era. The architectural display and the tranquil ambiance make this one of the most magnificent Tourist places in Cairo. You can enter the mosque via the Gate of the Barbers, which is the primary entrance.

Remember to keep your shoes aside as you enter the central courtyard and explore the mosque. From the central position, you can observe the five minarets of the mosque and the El-Taibarsiya Medrese. After that, you will come across the vast prayer hall.

Location: Al-Azhar Street, Islamic Cairo District

Timings: 9 AM - 5 PM

Price: 156.60 Egyptian pounds per adult
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