The mosque is located at the start of al-Muizz li Din Allah Street; near to the Fatimid northern wall of Cairo‘s Old City; only a few feet from from Bab al-Futuh (Gate of Conquest) and Bab al-Nasr (Gate of Nasr) (Gate of Victory). The mosque was established outside the brick-made walls enclosing Fatimid Cairo; which were built by order of Jawhar al-Saqalli; the leader of the Fatimid caliph’s army, al-Muizz li-Din Allah, in AH 359 / AD 970. In the year AH 480 / AD 1087. Badr al-Din al-Jamali; the Fatimid caliph al-minister, Mustansir’s oversaw the city’s development on the northern and southern ends; a distance of 150 metres. Also, he built the new stone walls and the new towers.

Al Hakim Mosque

Egypt is notable for the variety and quantity of Islamic structures built throughout history. When the Moslems first conquered Egypt in 641 AD, they began erecting Islamic monuments.

Egypt has been controlled by several Islamic dynasties since then, beginning with the “Rashdin Caliphs,” followed by the Tulunids, Fatimids, Ayyubids, Mamluks, Ottomans, and finally rulers from the line of Mohamed Ali.
Each of these periods had its unique requirements and peculiarities, which were represented in the architecture’s design, size, and style. Furthermore, each ruler did his utmost to construct structures that reflected the characteristics of the time period in which he lived.


The Mosque of Mohamed Ali in Salah El Din’s citadel, Sultan Hassan’s Madrasa, Ahmed Ibn Tulun’s Mosque, Al Azhar’s Mosque, and the Mosque of Amr Ibn Al-As, Egypt’s and Africa’s earliest mosque, are among Egypt’s most prominent Islamic structures. It’s one of Egypt’s earliest Islamic landmarks, and its architect, Al-Hakim, was one of Egypt’s most prominent Caliphs.
However, there are many other incredible Islamic sites in Egypt that tourists and even Egyptians overlook because they are unaware of their existence. Some of these monuments are one-of-a-kind, gorgeous, and sprawl across a large area.

The Mosque of Al-Hakim is one of the outstanding examples of these magnificent structures. Be’amr Allah, be’amr Allah, be’amr Allah, be
Also, the Al-Hakim Mosque is located near Bab El Fetooh. One of Egypt’s historic gateways, at the end of Al Muiz Street. It’s close to the well-known Khan El Khalili market. As a result, it is usually a good idea to see the monuments on Muiz Street after seeing the world’s most famous tourist market. Keeping in mind that Cairo once consisted solely of this tiny street and the neighborhoods surrounding it. As a result. The roadway is lined by a wide array of Islamic monuments.