Al Daher

El Daher, or El Zaher, is one of the districts of , . It neighbours the districts of Abbaseya and Sakakini. El Zaher is named as a gesture of respect to El Zaher Baibars, whose memoirs were recorded in the a long Arabic language modern folkloric tale Seret El Zaher Baibars, as the term "Zaher" means the on who shines.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a in , . Photo: ديفيد عادل وهبة خليل 2, CC0.

Railway station
Ramses Railway Station, also called Misr Station, is the main railway station of , . Photo: Faris knight, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Al-Azhar Mosque, known simply in Egypt as al-Azhar, is an mosque in . Photo: Maveric149, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Mosque of al-Zahir Baybars is a mosque built in , by the Mamluk Sultan al-Zahir Baybars al-Bunduqdari. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is the name commonly given to the core of medieval , a part of the city remarkably different from the modern Downtown district and the suburbs to the west. Photo: Ahmed Al.Badawy, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, is a district of , in . It neighbours , Azbakeya, and the River Nile. Photo: CaiEg, Public domain.

is the commercial heart of the modern city of . Photo: Maher27777, Public domain.

Al Daher

30.0621° or 30° 3' 43.5" north
31.2544° or 31° 15' 15.7" east
Open­Street­Map ID
way 704372303
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: الظاهر
  • Arabic: حي الظاهر
  • Dutch: Daher
  • English: Daher, Cairo
  • English: Daher, Egypt
  • English: Daher
  • English: El-Zahir
  • English: El Daher, Egypt
  • English: El Daher
  • English: El Zaher
  • Irish: Daher
  • Russian: Эз-Захир
  • Swedish: Daher
  • Ukrainian: Аз-Захір
  • Urdu: الظاہر
  • Urdu: ظاہر، قاہرہ

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