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  Mosque of abu al-dahab

This is a mosque in cairo, which is located at al-azhar street. He was one of the leaders during the ottoman empire.

 

It was building as a madrasa to have a large number of students that are coming to study in al-azhar university.
It is the fourth mosque built on the ottoman style of architecture. It is building as a rectangular, which the praying era surmounted by riwaqs. The riwaqs covered the small domes with the decoration.
There is the main dome which is above the praying era and it is a semi square.
It is hanging mosque and there were a set of coloured alabaster stairs. Under the main dome of mosque, there is a mihrab. Next to mihrab , there is a minbar.
 

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