Madrasa of Sultan al-Ghuri

Madrasa of Sultan al-Ghuri

Al-Ghuri’s madrasa is located on al-Mu’izz street, at the juncture between al-Ghuriyya and al-Azhar. It was established by sultan Qunsuah al-Ghuri in 909 AH/ 1503 AD. It is a unique example of Circassian Mamluk architecture during its final days in Egypt. It was used for both prayer as a mosque and a school.

The madrasa is consisting of courtyard and four iwans, Sultan al-Ghuri established this school to teach the four schools of Islamic jurisprudence. The madrasa has a one of a kind square minaret decorated with geometric designs and squares that resemble a chessboard, it also has five heads.

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