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Address: Syeda Zainab, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Went there for a short time. lots of poor people outside begging outside. people hugging the silvery case outside and crying , lamenting , praying. a scene you should see at least... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Mauritius
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for a short time. lots of poor people outside begging outside. people hugging the silvery case outside and crying , lamenting , praying. a scene you should see at least once.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Visit to Syeda Zainab Mosque, makes you enjoy very special atmosohere and culture and life of simple Egyptian People

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Full of the devouts, spiritually enlightening and not far from imam hussain mosque Very beautiful mosque

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Mandsaur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

we always want to visit this place.... a syeda zainab was the bravest sister of imam hussain..... it was a pleasure to visit this place......

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Thank Snj16
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Was so cool to check out this part of the city. The Mosque is so beautiful, and if you visited, don't forget to eat at "Al Refaie Grills" and after the delicious meal, pass by the nearest juice shop and have some mind blowing "Sobia". Don't ask, just try 😅😅

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Thank Wael R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

This place is very popular with the locals, and it's still used during the prayer time so make sure to time your visit between them, you will always find people handing over free food.

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Thank hamza a
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015 via mobile

nice experience to hv chance praying here . but i can't find a toilet for muslima 😭 . lucky that my house just 2 minute away from the mosque . one of the mosque with good architecture .

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

in downtown magnificent mosque.. still functioning..attached to it is a religious library.nice place to rest too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Sayyida Zaynab is considered one of the patron saints of Cairo (and Egypt as a whole). She is the sister of Imam al-Hussayn and Imam al-Hassan; and the grand daughter of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ. Many people from all walks of life and social backgrounds, flock to the tomb of Sayyida Zaynab to ask God to answer their prayers. These... More 

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Kluang, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

The latest renovation was in 1999 costing 30 million pounds after it was damaged during 1992 earthquake. The mausoleum is adjacent to the mosque

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