Coptic Cairo and Amr Ibn Aas Mosque
- COPTIC CAIRO
This area is below street level; it is mainly narrow pedestrian alleys. The entrance is a gate that used to close at night to keep the community safe.
Some mosques had completely separate areas for men and women; this one had a wall between two areas on one side of the central courtyard, but women (or at least tourists) were allowed to walk around the “men’s side” with appropriate covering. You can see the partition divider in the background.