Madrasa and Khanaqah of Sultan al-Zahir Barquq

Madrasa and Khanaqah of Sultan al-Zahir Barquq

It was established by Sultan al-Zahir Barquq between the years (786-788 AH/1384-1386 AD). It lies in al-Muizz Street, in the centre of one of the largest architectural heritage complexes in the world. It was used as a school to teach the four Islamic school of jurisprudence, a mosque and a Sufi khanqah, with a mausoleum dome in which his father and a number of his wives and sons were buried.

The madrasa (school) consists of an open courtyard and four iwans, the largest of which is to the southeast, with a marble mihrab, a wooden pulpit, the Qur’an chair, and the bench of the repeater.

schools, Sufi classes, rooms for students, a kitchen, a toilet, and a barn were attached to the madrasa as service facilities.

Above the entrance facade is a minaret, it was built on the Mamluk style".it

The facility distinguishes the cursive texts from Quranic verses, the name of the originator, the date of construction, the colored marble cladding, and the iwan al-qibla

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                               

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مصرى: 10ج.م / طالب مصرى:5ج.م أجنبى:100ج.م / طالب أجنبى:50ج.م