Virtual Tour: Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq, Cairo

  • Online, by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
Constructed between the years 1408 and 1409 CE, the Zawiya and Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq is regarded as an exemplary Mamluk complex that contains a number of distinctive architectural and decorative characteristics. Its location also makes the monument quite distinctive as it directly faces the well-known Bab Zuwayla. The Zawiya has always been a pivotal gathering point for pedestrian activities, ultimately resulting in an increased interest by institutions seeking to conserve it. 
3-D doll-house view of Zawiya-Sabil Faraj ibn Barquq.

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