Fatimid Cairo

Developing Historic Cairo to restore its cultural splendor

Wed, 25 Aug 2021 - 02:38 GMT

The President instructed to provide full support for these projects.

July 6 marks 1049 years since establishment of Cairo: Egypt’s ancient city

Tue, 06 Jul 2021 - 02:08 GMT

Throughout the years, Cairo's features changed; its ancient streets became crowded, and modern architecture overshadowed the beauty of its Islamic architecture.

Memory of the day: French authorities close Al-Azhar Mosque in 1800

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 11:30 GMT

On June 20, many important events took place.

Egypt’s culture min. calls on citizens to attend celebrations held at North Cairo Wall

Sun, 25 Apr 2021 - 01:55 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem called on citizens to attend the celebrations launched by the General Authority for Cultural Palaces in the North Cairo Wall, which runs until Ramadan 24.

Today in 2008: Al-Muizz Street was born

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 04:13 GMT

Al-Muizz Street was officially inaugurated on February 22, 2008, to be one of the most beautiful open museums of Islamic antiquities in the world.

Lighting system of the jewel of Islamic architecture on Al-Muizz Street upgraded

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Within the framework of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan to develop and archaeological areas and sites, the work of lighting the external facades of the al-Mansour Saif al-Din Qalawun began on al-Muizz Street.

Disappearance of Al-Hussein Mosque's Chandeliers in Egypt sparks controversy among MB terrorist group

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 02:00 GMT

The mosque was built by the Fatimids in the year 549 AH (1154 AD). Each corner contains monuments that testify to different eras of Egypt's history.

Ramadan Cultural Nights Festival kicks off on May 15

Thu, 16 May 2019 - 02:25 GMT

The head of the Islamic and Coptic Antiquities Sector clarified that the activities of the festival started with a performance by the Arabic Opera Ensemble.

Secrets of Al-Muizz Street

Mon, 22 Apr 2019 - 11:54 GMT

Muizz Street, also known as Al-Mu'izz li-Din Allah Al-Fatimi Street in Islamic Cairo, is one of the ancient streets in Cairo.

A glimpse on ‘Gates of Cairo’

Mon, 08 Apr 2019 - 04:23 GMT

The Gates of Cairo were gates at portals in the city walls of medieval Islamic Cairo.

Min. of Tourism support Al-Moez St. with LE 13 in renovations

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 - 02:27 GMT

The Ministry of Antiquities announced that it has accepted the monetarily support presented by the Ministry of Tourism, estimated at LE 13 million.