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mosque of el-sultan qalawun

 Mosque of el-sultan qalawun

 He was one of the mamluk sultan in Egypt. He ruled Egypt from 1279 to 1290. He became known as al-alifi {the thousand man}. He had rise in his power and became an emir under al-sultan baybars.

It is one of the most impressive complex of several mamluk madrasa and mausoleums.
This complex known as bayn al qasrin or “between two palaces”.
Like the Fatimid buildings in the city, these palaces were built by subsequent rulers.
The most remarkable thing in the qalaun complex is the mausoleum. 
This building is regarded as the most beautiful building in the muslim world.

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