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The City of a Thousand Minarets: Historic Cairo. ©UNESCO 1979
The City of a Thousand Minarets: Historic Cairo

 
 
Language: English

Tucked away amid the modern urban area of Cairo lies one of the world's oldest Islamic cities, with its famous mosques, madrasas, hammams and fountains. Founded in the 10th century, it became the new centre of the Islamic world, reaching its golden age in the 14th century.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Cairo, Egypt, North Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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UMAS reference: AVFONDS-000253-NHK-89
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation

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