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al-Azhar Mosque

Mosque Cairo, Egypt

An example of the cairo-style architecture of the Islamic period al-Azhar Mosque

It was built in 970 AD as the main mosque and study center for the newly founded city by the new North African rulers. For over a millennium, it remains one of the most important centers of Islamic theology, where Muslim students come from all over the world every year.

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    El-Darb El-Ahmar, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

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