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Al Azhar Mosque Courtyard

Al Azhar Mosque Courtyard

Al-Azhar Mosque

The marble courtyard of Al-Azhar Mosque. Built in 969AD by the Fatimids and named for the Prophet's daughter, Fatima al-Zahra, it is the oldest university in the world and is still a center of Islamic theology with students attending from all over the world. The marble courtyard is original.