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Ibn Tulun Mosque Ibn Tulun Mosque
Photo by Raymon Kondos © 2009 Your Egypt

The mosque was finished in 879. It is a remarkable mosque and one of the largest in Egypt. It dates back to the Tulunid period and was built by Ahmed ibn Tulun (ruled 868-884).

The glory of the mosque lies in its intact condition relative to its early building date.

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