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Al Rifai Mosque

▪️ Al-Rifai Mosque in Cairo.

Corresponding to the year 1911 AD.. 🔹 Al-Rifai Mosque is one of the ancient mosques of Cairo. It was built in the year 1329 corresponding to the year 1911 AD..

🔹 He was named by that name in relation to (Ahmed Izz al-Din al-Sayyad al-Rifa’i), one of the grandsons of Imam Ahmad al-Rifai, who was born in Iraq and traveled to Egypt and married a girl from the descendants of King al-Afdal Ibn Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi.

The construction of the mosque lasted 40 years.

Al Rifai mosque , mosques of Cairo

🔹 It contains renovations stopped in 1880 to return to a trademark, which appears again in 1911, but the time after the death of Khoshyar Hanim, where the mosque was built in the form we see it now..

Inside the mosque there is the tomb of King Farouk I, Khedive Ismail and his mother and the tomb of the Shah of Iran Reza Pahlavi and Muhammad Reza Pahlavi, and recently, specifically on Monday, February 14, 2022, the remains of the unique Queen of Imam Shafi’i were transferred to bury her daughters next to the Rifai Mosque..