Including people who had a religious, commercial, or protecting function. Today, markets, vendors, and nearby crafts shops line the duration of al-Mu’izz, including to the allure of this anciental street.
A new capital was built in Cairo by the Fatimid Caliph El Moez li-Din Allah Al-Fatimi in 969 AD, incorporating the ancient city of Fustat. Cairo was at first a walled enclosure for royal caliphs, and the street is named after this important milestone in the history of the Egyptian capital. It wasn’t until 1952 that Egypt achieved full independence from the British.
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