About the Monument

El Golshay’s Tekkeya is a complex built in the early 16th century. Sheikh Ibrahim El Golshany meant for it to serve the suffist, host their practices, prayers, meditation, and dhikr. The complex is made of 12 kholwa (private rooms), a kitchen, a prayer hall, and a mausoleum. The main central building is the mausoleum is nearly 15 meters height topped by a dome. The main façade is cladded with ceramic tiles. What remains today is the mausoleum and four of the rooms in a deteriorated state.


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