Cairo’s eastern horizon changed substantially when this green space opened in 2005. With funds from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture,...
Mosque of Aslam al-Silahdar
As the closest monument to the Bab al-Mahruq entrance to Al-Azhar Park, this mosque makes a good landmark for finding your way there....
Mosque of Al-Maridani
About 150m further on the right of the Mosque of Qijmas al-Ishaqi, this 1339 building incorporates architectural elements from several...
Tucked away in a quiet square behind Al-Azhar, this modern outdoor ahwa is a great place to rest up after a walk, with tea and snacks...
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Lonely Planet review
Al-Azhar Park’s 300-seat open-air theatre hosts touring Western artists, stars from the Middle East and locals. Shows are often free (though you must pay the park entrance fee).