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Museum of Islamic Arts

Shar'a Bur Bab El Khalk Square, Cairo 11511, Egypt
3901520
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Shar'a Bur Bab El Khalk Square, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you love Islamic arts, you must go! I happily spent hours viewing the collection which was bigger than I had been expecting. What a beautiful place. The collection is very well organised, with plenty of information (in English and Arabic) about each dynasty in...More

Thank Emma B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

nicely displayed artifacts of Islam life from many centuries. Good descriptions in English and well lit. Nice garden area but not a must see attraction.

Thank jfd
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is standing for over the last 100 years. Beside the Egyptian museum both will give tourists agreat deal of knowledge about egyptian history. The Islamic art museum was Reopened as one of the most organized , well presented museum in egypt, one of...More

Thank Mahmud E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice building amazing treasures very well displayed close to city center Nice small garden highly recomended

Thank Marwa Z
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

I went there with my wife and it was great, the price for Egyptian is very low and there is a special ticket for photography, the place is not large but it has a lot of great artifacts from the old Islamic era, I really...More

Thank Kareem E
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

One of the great museums to see of Islamic Art. I thought the Fatimid Room to be absolutely fabulous. An abundance especially of Luster ware and portable midrabs. The museum is beautifully laid out through time periods.One should plan about 2.5 hours. I must say,...More

Thank SLWS5775
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

After the restoration the Museum looks really well, the exhibition is well oragnized. You get to find out a lot of things about how the islamic civilization has develioped and there are many beautiful artifacts. It's worth the visit.

Thank Andreea C
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Having visited the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha recently (and being fascinated by the focus on beauty and function of Islamic art), we (group of 3 couples) chose to visit Cairo's equivalent. It was every bit as impressive. We were very fortunate to have...More

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Not much visited by foreign visitors, this museum provides a good introduction to Islamic Cairo. It is, in fact, almost as old as the Egyptian Museum. One gets taken through the different eras when Egypt was ruled over by different Islamic empires, the most opulent...More

Thank NKhor
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Repaired and reopened after a long restoration that was damaged a few years ago. The staff is to be commended for getting objects repaired and for the quick reopening. Thank you!! Extremely helpful explanatory material with beautiful displays.

Thank Bob M
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