The Mausoleum of Sheikh Ali Ruby


The Mausoleum of Ruby.

This Mausoleum is attributed to Fayoum’s favourite Sheikh, Ali Ruby who was one of the descendants of Prophet Muhammed’s uncle El-Abbass.  the Mausoleum was built in 793 AH  during the reign of Sultan Barquq as it is engraved on the wooden board inside the dome.  

The mausoleum was restored in the nineteenth century AD by the Prince Hussein. People of the Fayoum celebrate the annual birthday festival of the Sheikh in the middle of Sha’ban. It’s one of the most important Mulids in Middle Egypt.

The Minaret: 
The Minaret.
Resembles the Minaret of Al Azhar Mosque with two spiral stair cases. 

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