Ibn Tulun Mosque (crs)
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The Ibn Tulun Mosque was built between 876 and 879 by Ahmed Ibn Tulun. It is the oldest original mosque in Cairo.  It became a military hospital in the 19th century, was used as a salt warehouse and a beggar's prison before it became an historic monument in 1882. The square minaret with a spiral external stair case is the only one of it's type in Egypt.
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