CAIRO, EGYPT: A view of the inner courtyard of the Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. The mosque, built by Ibn Tulun, the Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884, in 876 AD. It is one of the largest... more 
CAIRO, EGYPT: A view of the inner courtyard of the Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo, Egypt. The mosque, built by Ibn Tulun, the Abbassid governor of Egypt from 868–884, in 876 AD. It is one of the largest mosques in the world with an inner courtyard large enough for most of his army and their horses and the 13th century fountain in the centre of the courtyard continues to provide water for ablutions before prayers. less 
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