"el-Mekashkesh Mosque" Luxor Things to Do Tip by MM212
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The oldest mosque in Luxor, el-Mekashkesh Mosque contains the tomb of a 10th century local saint. It is said that the he was a Christian monk prior to converting to Islam, and his tomb is now a local pilgrimage site. The mosque is located at the northern end of the remaining section of the Avenue of the Sphinxes just north of the Temple of Luxor. Its tall yellow and green minaret can be seen from the Temple of Luxor.
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