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Al-Moez Street, the religion of God, Fatimid
Al Moez Street is located in the capital of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Cairo, specifically in the Al-Azhar area in the center of Cairo. It is bounded to the north by Bab Al-Nasr and Bab Al-Futouh, to the east by Al-Darasah Street and the remains of Cairo’s walls, to the south by Bab Al-Wazir Street, to the west by Port Said Street, and its history dates back to In the year 969 AD; that is, since the founding of the city of Cairo built by Al-Moez religion of God, which is the largest open museum of Islamic antiquities in the world due to the fact that it maintains the entire archaeological buildings to the present time. Al-Moez Street for the religion of God is an archaeological and tourist attraction and a commercial market that is visited by hundreds of thousands every day.
The historical significance of Al Moez Street for the Fatimid religion of God
The origin of the designation of Al-Mu’izz Street for the Fatimid Religion of God is attributed to that name in relation to the Fatimid Caliph Al-Muizz Religion of God, which annexed Egypt under Fatimid rule.
This street has great historical significance, as it is the oldest street with an Islamic architectural character in the world, and from it passed the goat for the Fatimid religion of God in his convoy for the first time, and in it Salah El-Din Al-Ayyubi lived, and also lived by the Al-Maqrizi historian, and he was born in the novelist Naguib Mahfouz, and President Gamal Abdul studied Nasser in a school in which he is located.
The effects of Al-Moez Street on the Fatimid religion of God
Al-Moez Street, within the religion of God, contains many Islamic monuments, the most important of which are:
- Al-Aqmar Mosque: It is the smallest mosque in Cairo, and it was ordered to be built by the caliph, the commanding ruler of Ahkam Allah Abu Ali al-Mansur bin Al-Mustali Allah, in the year 1125 AD, and the Al-Aqmar Mosque is an architectural masterpiece, and it is the only mosque whose level is below the ground.
- Bab Al-Futouh: It is one of the gates of the walls of Cairo, built by Minister Badr al-Jamali in 1087 AD to control the entrances to Cairo.
- Zuwaila Gate: It is one of the gates of the walls of Cairo, established by the Fatimid leader Badr al-Din al-Jamali in 1092 AD.
- Al-Hakim Mosque By God’s Command: Its construction began in the year 989 AD during the reign of Al-Aziz Bellah Al-Fatimiyyah, and after he passed away the building was completed by his ruling son by the command of God in the year 1013AD.