Imam Hussein Mosque
Egypt’s authorities to start maintenance and renovation work at the historical and sacred Al Sayeda Zainab Mosque per President Abdel Fattah al Sisi directions to renovate the historical mosques’ shrines, including the interior halls of mosques, and their architectural decorations.
The famous mosque was originally constructed in 1154 and was reconstructed in 1874. Some Shia Muslims believe Al-Hussein, grandson of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (Peace and Blessing be Upon Him), is buried in the mosque.
The Religious Endowment Ministry closed for the second day, the tomb of Imam Hussein on Sunday.