City Of The Dead

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  • Address: East of Sharia Salah Salem, Cairo, Egypt
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Cemetery, Family And Kids
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The City of the Dead, also referred to as the northern cemetery, is an area home to a couple of funerary complexes. The city of the dead comprises of the Mosque of Qaitbey which was completed in 1474 AD, Mausoleum of Ibn Barquq, the Complex of Sultan Ashraf Barsbey and more. The irony of this place is that although it is called the city of the dead the place is pretty crowded.

The northern cemetery is basically a historic cemetery of Cairo that is now occupied by those people who couldn’t afford an expensive accommodation in the city.

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  • City Of The Dead Address: East of Sharia Salah Salem, Cairo, Egypt
  • City Of The Dead Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit City Of The Dead: 05:00 Hrs
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  • 2.37% of people who visit Cairo include City Of The Dead in their plan

  • 57.14% of people start their City Of The Dead visit around 3 PM - 4 PM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see City Of The Dead

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting City Of The Dead

People normally club together Saint Sergius Church and Oum El Dounia Gallery while planning their visit to City Of The Dead.

People also prefer to end their day with City Of The Dead.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

City Of The Dead Reviews & Ratings

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  • Even though it is a small mosque, it has a beautiful architecture, it moves wonderful sensations being inside; it is a wonderful experience seeing the image imprinted in the one-pound bills! Stained glass windows are amazingly detailed and beautiful, every single corner is ornamented. It is an excellent option to visit, recommendable.

  • A historical place that has a mequad brhind it and they made a great musical events with free entry

  • I attended a concert over there and it was awesome but the auditorium isn't too big

  • Major conservation efforts are being done to restore the place to its original glory

  • Great spiritual little place with old decorations & ornaments beautifully crafted alongside every inch of its walls ,ceilings ,doors, colored windows, dome & minaret .....its a bit hard to reach into it as it needs someone expert in these places ..the people are so friendly around it !

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