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Cairo Citadel

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Cairo Citadel

An imposing medieval fortress offering sweeping views of the city.

Standing tall over Cairo since the 12th century, the Citadel has been home to most of Egypt's rulers from the 13th century to 1874. It is a great example of classic Islamic architecture; the complex is crowned by the domes and minarets of the Muhammad 'Ali mosque.

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  • i visited the Citadel last july and spent the whole day there with my husband, it was so amazing and big and the people were so kind and helpful, My conversion to Islam was influenced by the time i spent here. just go and see it, there is a whole other world beyond those gates and fine the enlightenment i found, for yourself!
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