Islamic Style Houses in Medieval Cairo to visit

Beit Al Razzaz,in Darb Al Ahmar was constructed from the late 15th century through the late 18th century. Eighteenth century Beit Al Suhaymi in Gamalia is the finest example of the Ottoman era house now turned museum and originally built in 1648. Beit El Kritliyya which is the only fully furnished Arabic house in original pieces in Islamic Cairo. Beit El  Harrawi built in 1731 is considered to be one of the fine examples of the Islamic houses representing the Ottoman Era, and Beit Sit Wasila next to El Harrawi is a 17th century example. Beit Zeinab Khatoun in Azhar built at the end of the 14th century, a remarkable house to visit, and Prince Taz Palace located on Suffiya Street is an example of a house in the Mamluk Era. Beit Gamal ad-Din built in 1637 is typical  of Cairo’s upper class of the 17th century.


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