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Feb 22, 2018
“Easy to miss the significance (of Fatimid Egypt)”
Jan 30, 2018
“Nice at night”
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154 Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatmi | 154 المعز لدين الله الفاطمي, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

I saw the original pictures of Napoleon's scholars in Descriptions de l'Egypt and realized that it was easy to miss the significance amidst all of the people and business taking place. It's only one of three gates left from the Fatimid period. The arcade is...More

Thank SLWS5775
Reviewed January 30, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit at night, dive local coffee shops , you can walk and shop, contacted to alHusain area, can reach their Bu foot.

Thank Mohammed D
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Conquest gate with rounded towers built in 1087. The statement is clear: we Fatimid invaders are here to stay. The Islamic Arab conquest of Egypt started in the 7th century. Military architecture served its purpose, because the conquest was never undone. Different Arab dynasties succeeded...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

This magnificent gate was built by fatemi caliph imam Moiz renovated by a chief in command officer al syed Badrul Mustansir (Badrul jamali) A tremendous piece of architecture and beautiful intricate artwork It is said when the army leaves the city they leave through bab...More

Thank Mufaddal Y
Reviewed May 3, 2017

This is worth seeing, it is very old, and an entry gate to the old city. People were killed and hung up here.

Thank ken j
Reviewed March 12, 2017

This is one of the entry gates to Islamic Cairo, the 1000 years old "el Moez" street which itself is filled with mosques and shops, further on is the iconic Khan el Khalili Bazaar. The Gate itself is not even a tourist destination, just a...More

Thank Mayank A
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Bab al-Futuh is one of the few standing gates of Fatimid Cairo, it stands at the northern end of Bein Al-Qasreen historic street known now as Muizz street. There is nothing much to do at the gate other than the tomb of one of the...More

Thank MahAshraf
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to feel the spirit of old Islamic Cairo!! Be aware that you would probably need to do some research or reading prior visit, unless you are taking tour with guide. Unfortunately this area is not fully developed into tourist attractions, so there is...More

2  Thank Bacio-Di-Fortuna
Reviewed October 2, 2016

It was the first time to visit this place. It felt like moving back in time. It was a great visit. Nice to witness some places still held its essence.

1  Thank Mohamad E
Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Bab al-futuh is an important historical monument that should be visited if you are interested in the Islamic history of Egypt otherwise you won't appreciate the importance of this monument

Thank Adelalzayed
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