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User Reviews (4 Reviews)
- Bein al-QasreenMember ofOutdoor EnthusiastsFoodiesLuxury Travelers+ 1First to ReviewFeb 01, 2014
While most visitors to Cairo visit the nearby bazaar of Khan al-Khallili, this stretch of Muiz Li-Din Allah Street is straight out of '1,001 Nights'. Long gone are the palaces which lined the street during the Cairo of the Mamluks but you'll still see some of the finest examples of mediaeval Islamic architecture in the world.
- Bein al-QasreenOct 23, 2013
This stretch of Mamluk monuments--the pinnacle of medieval Cairo--is just north of Khan al-Khalili. It has been beautifully restored in the last decade, and is a bit of an open-air museum. All the monuments are free to enter and the mosques have been decommissioned, so you can go in without taking your shoes off (minor hassle spared). At night, it's beautifully lit and has a lot of benches set around, so people come here to hang out a bit. Bein al-Qasreen means "between the two palaces", though it was translated as "Palace Walk" as the title of Naguib Mahfouz's novel.