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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 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 available every weekdays from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm.

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Citadel of Saladin