Mosque of Sayyidna Al Hussein

Al Hussein Mosque History

Your Egypt tours in the Hussein area will be the most beautiful moments of your life, because you will see one of the most famous and most popular mosques in Egypt, which is Al-Hussein Ibn Ali Ibn Abi Talib Mosque, who is the son of the daughter of the Messenger of God. Enjoy your Egypt day tours to the ancient Hussein area, which is the most beautiful area in Egypt.

This area includes Al Azhar Al-Sharif, as well as Khan Al-Khalili, which is the most famous ancient market that contains souvenirs and pharaonic artifacts similar to the original Pharaonic artifacts. When you put your foot in the Al-Hussein area, you will breathe the air of the Islamic civilization.

The magnificent Hussan Mosque, which was built in the old Islamic style, will amaze you in Egypt tour packages. It was built in 1154 AD during the era of the Fatimid state, if you wander around the streets surrounding Hussein Street, you will see the old-style shops and you can buy beautiful souvenirs.

What to see in the Mosque of Sayyidna Al Hussein?

You will be impressed through Egypt Classic tours by this area because it differs in shape and design, and the calmness of this area will make you feel relaxed. The head of Imam Hussein and its relationship with the Hussein Mosque. The mosque was built during the time of the Fatimid state, and the supervisor of the construction of the mosque was the Fatimid minister al-Salih Tala’a.

This mosque that is included in our Egypt luxury tours was built on a large area and this mosque was called Al Hussein Mosque, because there is a belief that says that the head of Imam Hussein is buried in this place.

First the head of our master Hussein was buried in Palestine in Ashkelon, but the ruler of Egypt was worried that the Crusades might have destroyed the tomb that contained the head of Al Hussien so he ordered to bring the head of Al Hussein to be buried in Egypt, so a very beautiful mosque was built at the same place of the tomb to appreciate Al Hussein.

The Interior design of Al Hussein Mosque. All this historical info will be clear in Egypt easter tours.

Info about Al-Hussein Mosque

Al-Hussein Mosque was built during the era of the Fatimid state in the Gothic style, but the minaret of the mosque built in the Ottoman style. It is cylindrical in consists of two parts above each other. As for the top of the minaret, it is in a cone shape.

The niche of the mosque was made of Faience; the mosque has a pulpit made of strong wood. The mosque has a very large chandelier, which is the largest chandelier in the world. You will be amazed in Cairo day tours by the wonderful green lights in the mosque.

The walls have beautiful decorations and inscriptions. It will be the most beautiful moment of your life in Egypt Christmas tours, when you see the dome and minaret of this mosque. you will notice an attractive exterior design of the Hussein Mosque. get ready to take a beautiful 7 Days Egypt tours.

The area surrounding the mosque has a large number of historical mosques that express the period of Fatimid, Mamluk and Ottoman rule. Do not forget to buy souvenirs from the street outside Al-Hussein Mosque. Have the local food from the area of Al- Hussein that will be very delicious.

Things to do around Al-Hussein Mosque

Cairo has a large number of beautiful historical mosques, but Al-Hussein Mosque has a unique nature and it gains its importance from the surrounding area. Al Hussein Mosque and its surrounding areas represent beautiful historical landmarks in Cairo.

If you visit the shrine of Imam Hussein in your 13 Days Egypt tour packages, you will find a large number of Sufis and poor people who seek and pray to God to bless them, because they are approaching the people of the Prophet’s house, and Al Hussien is one of the people of the prophets’ house.

In the month of Ramadan you will see the remembrances of the remembrance and tables for the fasting fasts. You will smell the fragrance of Islamic civilization in the area surrounding the Hussein Mosque and you will be impressed by the ancient Islamic art.

This market was built in the old Mamluk style. In Khan al-Khalili market, you can buy pharaonic statues that resemble the original Pharaonic statues.

If you continue your 10 Days Egypt tours in this place, you will find yourself in front of the Azhar Mosque, which is one of the oldest mosques built during the Fatimid era, and it was a scientific and cultural lighthouse.

What do you do when you visit Al-Hussein?

There are a lot of things that you can do when you visit Al-Hussein Mosque. Take every chance and every minute when you go to this ancient mosque.

When you approach Al-Hassan Mosque in your Cairo tour packages, you can sit at one of the popular cafes where the beautiful Egyptian drinks and you can drink wonderful Egyptian tea as well as you will be impressed by the streets of Al-Hussein area Which you have never seen anywhere, also take some beautiful photos in front of the mosque. In the background of the photos, the popular areas and vendors will appear.

Do not hesitate to eat delicious popular food in the Al-Hussein area as well as you will find many wonderful souvenirs that will remind you of your Egypt short break tours in this area.

After your visit to Al-Hussein Mosque, you will be on a date to get acquainted with the most famous heritage market in Egypt, which is Khan al-Khalili.

This wonderful heritage market includes the most beautiful artifacts made by talented artists. You can buy pharaonic antiquities that express the great civilization in the era of the Pharaohs. Enjoy visiting Al-Azhar Mosque, which is a few meters away From Al-Hussein Mosque.

Al-Azhar Mosque is a historical mosque built during the era of the Fatimid state and it is distinguished by its religious role inside and outside Egypt. What do you think about taking a day tour in the Giza pyramids after finishing your journey?

All these places will be recognized after your visit to the Al-Hussein Mosque because the area that surrounding Hussein is a historical Islamic archeology area characterized by creativity and splendor, and it tells the ancient history of Egypt during the Fatimid rule and after the rule of the Mamluks, which enriched this area.

It has wonderful mosques and historical markets, so be one of the millions of visitors to this archaeological area who enjoyed it a lot there.


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