The “Blue Mosque” of Cairo Restored by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture

Inauguration of the restoration of the “Blue Mosque” in Cairo. Photo: AKTC/Gary Otte Please also see: Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan Cairo, 2 May 2015 – Restoration of the 14th century Amir Aqsunqur “Blue Mosque” in Al-Darb al-Ahmar has been completed by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) as part of the…

Aga Khan Foundation helps preserve Cairo’s past — Daily News Egypt com

A unique multi-national foundation, concerned with preserving cultural heritage and focusing on renovating the remnants of historic civilizations View of the Citadel from Al-Azhar Park Haddara “snip” The Aga Khan Foundation aims to help develop different areas of society, including cultural and social areas, in underdeveloped countries. The foundation was established in 1967 and since…

Cairo’s Al-Azhar Park – By Idris Tawfiq at The Egyptian Gazette

It is really difficult to say whether it’s better to visit during the day or in the evening. Both have their attractions. In the day, the panoramic views of the surrounding area are truly splendid. Al-Azhar Park In fact, the view of the Citadel from the promenade is perhaps one of the finest views anywhere…

Al-Azhar Park, Created by Aga Khan Trust for Culture is listed as one of the world’s sixty great public spaces by the Project for Public Spaces – Wikipedia article

Al-Azhar Park is a public park located in Cairo, Egypt. Distant view of Mosque of Muhammad Ali at Al-Azhar Park. Among several honors, this park is listed as one of the world’s sixty great public spaces by the Project for Public Spaces (PPS).[1] The park was created by the Historic Cities Support Programme (HCSP) of…