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Religious tourism in Egypt,  Religious tourism is considered one of the oldest and the best  types of tourism, which is the establishment of religious rituals, that is, travel with the intention of holding religious ceremonies such as Hajj and Umrah for Muslims. World Youth Day celebrations

First, religious tourism in Egypt for Muslims

Cairo

Alexandria

Kairouan

Desouq

Eastern

Western

Aswan

Luxor 


 

One of the most famous countries in Islamic religious tourism is Egypt and Saudi Arabia, such as Mecca, Medina

Let's get to know religious tourism in Egypt and the most important religious landmarks in Egypt

 

Islamic religious tourism in Egypt



Al-Azhar Mosque. This mosque is considered one of the most famous and largest mosques for Islamic science and ideas, and it is considered the first mosque built in Cairo and the fourth mosque in Islamic Egypt, where the essence of the Sicilian was built with Fatimid palaces in order to pray in it and be a place to spread Islamic awareness at that time and teach Islamic sciences. It was built in the year 359 AH / 970 CE and the first Friday prayer was held there in the year 361 AH / 973 CE and was known as the Cairo Mosque

 

Amr Ibn Al-Aas Mosque. This mosque is located in Fustat in the Old Cairo neighborhood and is considered the first mosque built in Egypt after Amr al-Aas conquered Egypt in the year 20 AH, corresponding to the year 641 AD. Which is considered the first capital of Islamic Egypt, and the location of the mosque B was very distinctive, as it overlooks the Nile and next to it is the fortress of Babylon

 

 

Muhammad Ali Mosque: This mosque is located in the Castle of the Mountain in Cairo and is considered one of the most famous landmarks of the Citadel area, so that many believe that the Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi is the castle of Muhammad Ali Pasha, due to the fame of this mosque in it. As for the compartment in which Muhammad Ali Pasha was buried, it is located in the southern corner The western part of the mosque, which is a gilded copper compartment that combined Arab, Turkish and Egyptian motifs, in the center of which is a marble composition with the tomb of Muhammad Ali Pasha, and this mosque is called the Alabaster Mosque and this is the type of marble from which the mosque was built and began to build the mosque in 1246 AH / 1830 CE and continued until the death of Muhammad Ali Pasha In the year 1265 AH he was buried in the cemetery that he prepared for himself inside the mosque


 

Al-Nasir Muhammad Bin Qalawun Mosque: The Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi: The Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, which is known as the Citadel of the Mountain, is considered one of the most important landmarks of Islamic Cairo and is located in the “Citadel” area and is considered one of the most luxurious war castles that were built in the Middle Ages. From the important military installations that completed the role of the castle in the Middle Ages

 

The Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi: The Citadel of Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, which is known as the Citadel of the Mountain, is considered one of the most important landmarks of Islamic Cairo and is located in the “Citadel” area and is considered one of the most luxurious war castles that were built in the Middle Ages. From the important military installations that completed the role of the castle in the Middle Ages

 

Sidi Abi Al-Abbas Al-Morsi Mosque: It is located in the Al-Anfoushi area in Alexandria and is distinguished by its high-rise lighthouse and its four domes. As its large area and high shape made it a tourist destination for tourists from all over the world, and the city of Alexandria was famous for the mosque of Sidi Abi Al-Abbas Al-Morsi

 

Imam Al-Busiri Mosque: The Imam Al-Busiri Mosque is located in the city of Alexandria on the sea shore in the Al-Anfoushi district in the area of the Mosques Square in front of the Abi Al-Abbas Al-Marsa Mosque

 

Sajid Sidi Gaber: The Sidi Gaber Mosque is located in the neighborhood named after him, between the tram station and Port Said Street, and in front of the Mustafa Kamel Military Hospital. The mosque was initially a small corner built in the middle of the seventh century AH.

And this corner remained in its condition until a mosque was built on its ruins at the end of the nineteenth century AD. In 1955 AD the old mosque was removed to build the current mosque in its place

Sidi Bishr Mosque: The Sidi Bishr Mosque is attributed to Sheikh Bishr bin Al-Hussein bin Muhammad bin Ubaid Allah bin Al-Hussein bin Bishr Al-Gohary

 

Christian religious tourism in Egypt





Saint Catherine's Monastery: The Monastery of Saint Catherine is located in South Sinai, Egypt, at the foot of Mount Catherine, the highest mountain in Egypt, near Mount Moses. It is considered to be the oldest monastery in the world. It is considered a major tourist destination that tourists come to it from all over the world, as it is visited by tourist groups from all over the world. Rather, they are of Greek ancestry, despite the fact that the guardianship of the monastery was for long periods by the Russian Orthodox Church

The Hanging Church: The Hanging Church is located in the Old Cairo neighborhood, in the important archeological area of Coptic Cairo, as it is close to the Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-Aas, the Temple of Ibn Ezra the Jewish, the Church of Saint Mina next to the Babylon Fortress, the Church of the Martyr Mercurius (Abu Sifin), and many other churches . and the suspension is considered the oldest churches that still remain in Egypt.

This was an overview of religious tourism in Egypt, we give you a good read

 

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