Beit Zeinab al-Khatoun
Leaving Al-Azhar Mosque, turn left and then left again into an alley between the southern wall of the mosque and a row of shops housed...
Founded in AD 970 as the centrepiece of the newly created Fatimid city, Al-Azhar is one of Cairo’s earlier mosques, and its sheikh is...
Wikala of Al-Ghouri
Another of the doomed sultan’s legacies lies 100m east of Sharia al-Muizz, halfway to Al-Azhar. Similar to the Wikala al-Bazara, north...
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...
Eating at this gorgeous restaurant in Al-Azhar Park – on a vast multilevel terrace, with Cairo’s elite seated around you and the whole...
Beit al-Harrawi information
Lonely Planet review
A peaceful little plaza, Beit al-Harrawi is a fine 18th-century mansion, but too sparse inside to warrant the admission charge. It is sometimes used as a concert venue and houses the Arabic Oud House; you may hear rehearsals.