Most journeys to Egypt begin and end in Cairo, but a mere 3-hour drive from the capital will bring you to Egypt’s second largest city—Alexandria. Here’s how to visit this culturally rich seaside metropolis, at once both ancient and modern that could not feel more different from the nation’s capital.
Mosque of Amr ibn Al-As
Sharia Sidi Hassan alAnwar, Cairo, Egypt
The Mosque of Amr ibn Al-As is close to the Coptic Quarter in Cairo. To reach it, head north on Sharia Mar Girgis and past the Souq al-Fustat market. The nearest metro station is Mar Girgis.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What are the nearest attractions to Mosque of Amr ibn Al-As?
What else should I know about attractions in Cairo?
- Church of St. Barbara
- Old Cairo (Misr Al-Qadima)
- Church of St. George (Mar Girgis)
- Ben Ezra Synagogue
- Coptic Museum
- Babylon Fortress
- Hanging Church (Al-Muallaqa)
- Abu Serga (Church of St. Sergius and Bacchus)
- Pharaonic Village
- Ibn Tulun Mosque
- Gayer-Anderson Museum
- Islamic Cairo
- Sultan Hassan Mosque and Madrassa
- Al-Rifai Mosque (Masjid Al-Rifa'i)
- Alabaster Mosque (Mosque of Muhammad Ali)