The Ayyubid state was established by Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi, who defeated the Fatimids and expelled them from Egypt in 567 AH / 1174 AD.
The Fatimid state was the golden age of Islamic art in Egypt.
It is a lively city characterized by the richness of its urban fabric.
The celebrations come within the framework of the program implemented by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO).
During the press conference, the details of the activities held on the occasion of choosing Cairo as the Capital of Culture for the countries of the Islamic world for 2022 will be announced.
The meeting ended with numerous recommendations that would preserve the Arab urban heritage and make it a source of inspiration for the design of new cities.
The program of the celebration includes various artistic segments, a screening of a short film about the history of the city of Cairo, and a heritage panorama [Culturama].
The President instructed to provide full support for these projects.
Hawass said that this event is a strong promotional means for culture and tourism in Egypt.
President Sisi directed that the renovation work should include all the shrines’ interior yards, decorations, attached utilities, and streets surrounding them.
Throughout the years, Cairo's features changed; its ancient streets became crowded, and modern architecture overshadowed the beauty of its Islamic architecture.
Historic Cairo is one of the most important and largest heritage cities in the world.
The restoration works aim to restore their original luster, and highlight their archaeological and artistic beauty.
According to Africa’s best destinations, Cape Town and Victoria Falls came after Cairo, respectively.
Al-Muizz Street was officially inaugurated on February 22, 2008, to be one of the most beautiful open museums of Islamic antiquities in the world.
The bloggers who visited Egypt enjoy tremendous popularity in their countries, as each of them is followed by at least half a million social media users.
Cairenes are enthusiastically waiting for the development of the Cairo Citadel Aqueduct as 60 apartment blocks are being built behind it in place of slums and tanneries.
The fire was caused by a short circuit in one of the lamps in an upper flood room used to store some furnishings.
The Gates of Cairo were gates at portals in the city walls of medieval Islamic Cairo.
Khan El-Khalili in old Cairo will be closed for two days in celebration of the Imam Hussein’s Birth from January 15 to 17.