Day 9 of Egypt Trip: Ahmed Ibn Tulun mosque

The mosque was commissioned by Ahmad ibn Tulun, the Turkic Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884. The mosque’s original inscription slab identifies the date of completion as 878/879AD. It is the oldest mosque in the city surviving in its original form, and is the largest mosque in Cairo Parts of the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me were filmed at the mosque.

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