Mausoleum of Imam Shafi (Allah show mercy on him)

This is the mausoleum (in Cairo) of Imam Shafi, the founder of one of the four rites of Sunni Islam who died in 820 CE. The cenotaph was put here by Salahuddin Ayyubi  and the mausoleum by his brother’s wife, who is also buried here.

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References: Cairo – Cardogan guides

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