The Sultan Hassan Mosque is a compact and stylish mosque.It is one of the masterpieces of Mamluk architecture.
The building was commissioned by Sultan Hassan bin Al-Nasir Muhammad bin Qalawun in 1356 AD as a mosque and religious school for all four juristic branches of Sunni Islam.
Construction started in 1356 AD and ended 7 years later in 1363 AD
By Saira Bhatti
Taken on: July 1, 2011