Most people come to Egypt for the pyramids, and if they do make it to the coast, they normally stay by the sea. While I was in the Red Sea coastal town of Egypt, I searched nearby places to visit and stumbled upon the lesser-known Al Sahaba Mosque. Not only does this Mosque photograph well from every angle, upon arriving, it actually took my breath away (I gasped!). The colors, architecture and prayer calls serenading visitors, surrounded by friendly locals, makes you feel like you're a real-life Disney princess at the most grand castle — the only thing missing was Aladdin!
This image was taken outside of Al Sahaba Mosque. This specific photo was captured in front of the entrance stairs into the mosque. The mosque is in the Medina (city) near the Old Souk Market. Many locals are in the town if you need any assistance. The easiest way to get to this location is by taking a taxi or driving if you have access to a car.
I took a taxi to be dropped off here and once I arrived, I was able to get around to the main entrance of the building. Reference the GPS coordinates when you get there and you'll find this spot.
Address: Al Sahaba Mosque, Al Quein, Qesm Sharm Ash Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
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