With funds from the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, what had been a mountain of garbage, amassed over centuries, was in 2005, almost...
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....
Relaxing views over the lake and the minarets and domes of the old city of Cairo. Stick to the mezze, which are delicious, and the...
Sharia Salah Salem, Islamic Cairo · interesting places nearby
El Genaina information
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). Check their Facebook page for listings.