Beit Zeinab Khatun, Beit Abdul Rahman al-Harrawi and Beit Sitt Wasila

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In the heart of Fatimid Cairo, not far from Al-Azhar Mosque, don't miss this group of ancient houses, which are remarkable examples of Muslim architecture. Combining Mamluk and Ottoman styles, Beit Zeinab Khatun boasts an attractive wooden ceiling in its main room. Follow the melodious sounds of the lute to Beit Abdul Rahman al-Harrawi (18C), which is home to an oud school. Recent restoration work has restored the third house, Beit Sitt Wasila (1637), to its former glory.

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