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Mosque in Tanta

Mosque of Al Sayyed Ahmed Al Badawi

Al Badawi, born in Morocco, came to Tanta in 1234, and founded one of Egypt's largest Sufi orders, the Badawiya. Once you're inside the mosque, to the left is Al Badawi’s shrine lit with green fluorescent lights and…
Museum in Tanta

Tanta Museum

The Tanta Museum is closed, and there's no known date for its reopening. If it is open though, it houses a good collection of artefacts found in the area around Tanta, excavated from the ancient sites of Sais, Naucr…