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Address: Citadel of Saladin, Cairo, Egypt
Description: Located in the Citadel, this mosque was built between 1824 and 1857 in the...
Located in the Citadel, this mosque was built between 1824 and 1857 in the Ottoman style by Mohammad Ali Pasha, a ruler of Egypt.
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Amazing Experience, one of the best places to get an ariel view of Cairo. The architecture is exquisite. The people are friendly and welcoming. You will have to take off your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Amazing Experience, one of the best places to get an ariel view of Cairo. The architecture is exquisite. The people are friendly and welcoming. You will have to take off your shoes to enter the mosque, bring socks if you can. The court yard is goregous.. There will be postcard and pen vendors as well as possible students on class... More 

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Falls Church, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Great place but has the World's filthiest toilets. The flies were embarrassed house it. The Mosque was however worth the trip and had wonderful carpets on the floor pointing to Saudi Arabia.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Also known as the citadel. Needs to be done with a tour company Including coptic Cairo and the Egyptian .museum. Guide needed for the knowledge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Mosque is one of numerous buildings within the Citadel of Saladin, Not surprisingly, the site is high above the plains of Cairo, allowing views across to the Pyramids of Giza and of the city of Cairo. As a reminder of the role of Saladin in Egyptian history, a visit to this complex of buildings should be part of all... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

If you are going to visit Cairo, this mosque HAS to be on your itinerary! Take a tour guide if you can. The history here is jaw dropping and the architecture is phenomenal.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

An incredible mosque which is steeped in history, definitely would recommend having a tour guide to explain the history as they bring the mosque's history to life. Such a shame that due to the revolution tourism has gone down so much, but great for those visiting as you can have all the artifacts to yourself (and the groups of local... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A beautiful and reverent experience that any visitor must do. Open your eyes to the world and understand the humanity that binds us all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was a beautiful Mosque my husband and I visited as part of a tour group. The views from the roof allow for a spectacular view of Cairo. We were welcomed by everyone we came in contact with and they showed us around and explained why and how they prayed versus our Christian prayers. It is a must see if... More 

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West Linn, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

It is worth the hike up the hill in the heat, to get the spectacular views of Cairo and the breathtaking interiors of the Mosque. Ladies, make sure that you bring a scarf to cover your head, along with long sleeves and pants or long skirt.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We visited the citadel in June. It is very beautiful. It is on a hill, so the view of Cairo is awesome. We could even see the Great Pyramids from there.

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Address: Citadel of Saladin, Cairo, Egypt
Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Cairo Governorate  >  Cairo

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