17/50.- Cairo, sultan Hassan &
Rifai, shoes off
All mosques in Cairo, but
two, can be visited by non Muslims. Before visiting the temple
you have to leave your shoes at the entrance. Most of the
temples are free, you only have to give some baksheesh (tip)
to the man who keeps your shoes. If you want to visit a mosque
you have to wear long trousers and long sleeves. If you are
a woman you should wear a headscarf.
Sultan Hassan is one of the most
beautiful mosques in Cairo. It is located in front of the
citadel, by another mosque: the ar-Rifai
Mosque. Let's get in ...