Bab al Luq

Bab al-Louq is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located here.

Landmarks in the Area

Café Riche which opened in 1908 at 29th of Talaat Harb Street, is one of the most renowned landmarks in . Photo: Nableezy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Government office
The Ministry of Awqaf of Egypt is one of ministries in the Egyptian government and is in charge of religious endowments.

Commercial art gallery
The Townhouse Gallery was established in 1998 as an independent, non-profit art space in , with a goal of making contemporary arts accessible to all without compromising creative practice.

Yacoubian building is an edifice in , , built in 1937. Photo: Maveric149, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Boulaq, is a district of , in . It neighbours , Azbakeya, and the River Nile. is situated 1½ km north of Bab al Luq. Photo: CaiEg, Public domain.

El Daher, or El Zaher, is one of the districts of , . is situated 2½ km northeast of Bab al Luq. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Old Cairo is a historic area in , , which includes the site of a Roman-era fortress and of Islamic-era settlements pre-dating the Fatimid founding of proper in 969 A.D. is situated 3 km south of Bab al Luq. Photo: Baldiri, CC BY-SA 3.0.

El Sahel is an administrative region forming more than half of Shubra in , . is situated 5 km north of Bab al Luq.

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