Dome, Khanqa, and Seat of Sultan al-Ghuri

Dome, Khanqa, and Seat of Sultan al-Ghuri

This large establishment is located on al-Ghuriyya street in al-Azhar, it was built in 909 AH/ 1503 AD. It has two facades the western one contains the entrance and overlooking al-Ghuriyya street.

The mausoleum’s dome is distinguished by its decorative elements and magnificent mihrab. However, al-Ghuri was never buried here, as he died in the levant in 922 AH/ 1516 AD. Beside it is a Khanqa for Sufis. Its wooden ceiling contains gilded decorations. There is also a sabil kuttab and a royal seat on the northern wing of this complex.

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