Latest Articles

  • Gabal Shayeb Al Banat - Red Sea Mountain

    Gabal Shayeb Al Banat - Red Sea Mountain

    Gabal Shayeb Al Banat, also known as Mount Shayeb Al Banat, is a stunning mountain located in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. The mountain holds cultural significance and attracts visitors seeking natural beauty and captivating folklore.

  • Mummification Museum

    Mummification Museum

    The Mummification Museum is a unique and captivating destination that offers visitors an extraordinary glimpse into the ancient Egyptian art of mummification. It houses a vast collection of well-preserved mummies, artifacts, and interactive exhibits.

  • Sphinx in White Desert - White Chalk Formations

    Sphinx in White Desert - White Chalk Formations

    The Sphinx in White Desert is a stunning natural rock formation located in the White Desert of Egypt. Resembling the mythical creature from ancient Egyptian lore, this mesmerizing structure stands tall amidst the surreal landscape.

  • The English House in Egypt - An Oasis Relic of War and Revolution

    The English House in Egypt - An Oasis Relic of War and Revolution

    The English House in Egypt is a historical landmark that stands as a captivating relic of the region's tumultuous past, reflecting the impact of war and revolution on the oasis. Nestled amidst the Egyptian desert, this architectural gem holds a significant place in history.

  • Best National Parks In Egypt

    Best National Parks In Egypt To Witness The Wild Side Of The Country!

    It is common knowledge that Egypt has a warm climate and desert landscapes, but less is known about the national parks and natural reserves, which make up over 12% of the country's total geographical area. Egypt has over 30 national parks, each home to a variety of plants and animals, some of which are indigenous to Egypt and are only found there. The National Parks are popular destinations for the people of Cairo, the capital city, who come for a breath of fresh air away from the bustle of city life. The country's national parks and wildlife reserves, which draw visitors from all over the world, are one of Egypt's top tourism destinations.

  • list of lakes in egypt

    Relax And Unwind At The Lakeside In The Land Of Pyramids

    People who prefer peace and tranquilly would undoubtedly enjoy spending time by themselves amid Egypt's natural beauty close to the lakes. Nature does provide one with a lot of privacy because of the tranquil waterways and the chirping birds. In fact, it's a wonderful location for self-reflection and rejuvenation while taking in the natural splendour.

  • 05 16, 2023

Info about Mosque of Taghri Bardi in Cairo

Ibn Taghri Bardi Mosque and Madrasa is a historic funerary complex of mosques and madrasa located in Cairo, Egypt, and built-in 1440, during the Mamluk Sultanate.

This monument is in honor of Emir Taghry Bardi, commissioner of the mosque and secretary of Sultan al-Zahir Jaqmaq. The mosque and madrasa of Taghar Bardi are located on the corner of Sulaibiya Street and are included in our Egypt tours.

Yusuf bin Taghra Barada bin Abdullah Jamal al-Din Abu al-Mahasin bin al-Amir Saif al-Din al-Zahiri, one of the most important historians in Islamic history included in our Egypt day tours, especially the group "The Bright Stars in the Kings of Egypt and Cairo" in 1360 AD. The history of the building of the mosque was built by Prince Ibn Taghri Barada bin Abdullah in the year 844 AH 1440 AD, during the days of Sultan Jammaq (841-858 AH = 1438-1453 AD) and made a school, and attached a path, a book and a dome to it. Ali Mubarak mentioned that the Tigri Barada Mosque is known to the general public as the "Moudi" mosque. All this historical information will be relevant during your Egypt travel packages.

Mosque of Taghri Bardi origin made him a school appointed as a sheik for it, Sheikh Al-Ala Al-Qalchandi, and when he died, he was buried in it. The Ibn Taghri Bardi School is located on Al-Saliba Street, close to the Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque, and to the left of those coming from the Ahmed Ibn Tulun Mosque, taking Al-Saliba Street to Salah El-Din Square in the Citadel in Cairo. You can use this opportunity and check our Cairo day tours to discover the most famous attractions in Cairo. You can also book our day tour in coptic and islamic Cairo,

History of Mosque of Taghri Bardi in Cairo

It was built by Prince Youssef Ibn Taghri Bardi, and it was stated in his translation in the book Al-Daw’ Al-Lama’ by Al-Hafiz Al-Sakhawi: “And my daughter has a tremendous soil close to the soil of the nobles Inal (Al-Saliba now in the Tulun neighborhood) and he endowed his books and compilations there.

He spent the year 874 AH and was buried the next day in his soil. Thus, it becomes clear that Ibn Taghri Bardi was buried in the tomb of his school in Al-Saliba, but he established another school in Darb Al-Maqasid in the Al-Sagha neighborhood to teach the Shafi’i and Hanafi schools of thought.

Like the style of religious architectural establishments in the era of the Circassian Mamluks, it is a school with iwans. The facility also includes a shrine dome located to the right of the interior from the main entrance door to the school.

What do you think about taking a day tour of the Giza Pyramids and Dahshur after finishing your outing? On the historical journey, you will discover the history of ancient Egypt. You will also attend the sound and light show at the Giza Pyramids and visit many tombs in Saqqara.

A mission is crowned by a Mada'inic necklace whose cap is adorned with pendants, and on either side is Mekalistan that will amaze you during Egypt Luxury tours. The rectangular opening of the door is surmounted by a lintel, followed by the marble interlocking cymbals, and between them is the precious arch.

To the right of the entrance is the mausoleum dome, whose outer surface is adorned with polygonal stone motifs, beginning with memes. Next to this dome is the Mamluk-style minaret, whose summit ends with a chorus carried on graceful marble columns. As for the left of the entrance from this entrance, there is the sabil, surmounted by a book, and they occupy the right side of this eastern facade.

Share On Social Media:

Egypt Tours FAQ

Read top Egypt tours FAQs

Amr ibn al- Mosque, Egypt's first Islamic structure, built in 641 by Amr ibn al-, the leader of an invading Arab army. The mosque was constructed in Al-Fus, a city that grew from an Arab army encampment on the site of modern-day Cairo.


Cairo Top Tours Partners

Check out our partners

the oberoi