Citadel of Saladin
The citadel Saladin or “Citadel of Salah al-Din ” is one most beautiful places in Egypt and the most important tourist attractions in Cairo, where it is one of the old Islamic landmarks in the city.
Saladin began building a fortress over ” Mount Mokattam ” in Cairo in a place known ” Qoba El hawa “
But he could not complete in his life. But completed by Sultan Al-Kamel bin Al-Adel. The king took it as the king’s palace. And it continued so until the era of ” Muhammad Ali “. Where it is one of the most important traces of the world’s witness to the wars of the Middle Ages.
- The citadel of Saladin Cairo is one of the most prestigious medieval war castles. It’s a Strategic location. This site provides an important defensive center because it controls the cities of Cairo
- The castle also contains a number of archaeological museums such as the Museum of vehicles, the Military Museum and the Garden Museum, all worth a visit. Where it contains a large number of rare artifacts.
- As you climb to the highest tower in the castle and watch Cairo from the top and take some pictures of the memorial, which is considered a wonderful scenery that does not miss.
The castle is available every weekday from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm.
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