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Old January 13th, 2015, 02:50 PM   #861
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Cairo



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Old January 13th, 2015, 02:53 PM   #862
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Islamo-Gothic hybrid!



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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:02 PM   #863
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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:45 PM   #864
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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:48 PM   #865
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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:52 PM   #866
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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:54 PM   #867
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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:55 PM   #868
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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:57 PM   #869
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Old January 13th, 2015, 03:59 PM   #870
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The Mamluks gave us a nice architectural style.
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Old January 13th, 2015, 04:11 PM   #871
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Actually this is a mixture of Fatimid, Ayyubid, Mamluke, Ottoman, and 19th century Khedival buildings (in that historical order)
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Old January 13th, 2015, 04:13 PM   #872
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Very nice buildings.

It's kinda like Byzantine and Gothic architecture combined
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Old January 13th, 2015, 04:16 PM   #873
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Actually this is a mixture of Fatimid, Ayyubid, Mamluke, Ottoman, and 19th century Khedival buildings (in that historical order)
You're right, we can add a byzantine inspiration as well. (in the ottoman architecture)
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Old January 13th, 2015, 11:16 PM   #874
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The geometry and symmetry of Islamic architecture is simply astounding.
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Old January 13th, 2015, 11:33 PM   #875
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Part of a once beautiful wall.



Beautiful mosque in Los Angeles

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Old January 13th, 2015, 11:39 PM   #876
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Another mosque in New York city

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Old January 14th, 2015, 07:58 PM   #877
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The Tomb of Zumurrud Khatoun, Iraq (1200 AD)



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The Tomb of Zumurrud Khatoun, Iraq (1200 AD)




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Old January 14th, 2015, 08:19 PM   #879
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Tomb of Imam al Dur, Samarra, Iraq ( Built in 1085, apparently destroyed by ISIS )



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Old January 14th, 2015, 08:40 PM   #880
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