الموقع بالعربية

Sub sections of Cairo

The Citadel of Salah El Din & Mohammed Ali Mosque

The Citadel of Salah El Din & Mohammed Ali Mosque

The construction of the Citadel of Saladin was started by King Saladin in 1170 A.D, and completed by his brother, King El-Addel. It is located on a high hill that overlooks the old city of Cairo.
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Coptic Cairo

Coptic Cairo

Al Mo'allaqa Church (Hanging Church, The Church of Saint Barbara, Abu Serga Church (Church of St. Sergius, The Churches of Abu Scifein Monastery & The Church of the Virgin.
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Hanging Church

Hanging Church

Hanging Church :The most attractive sight in Old Cairo is the Hanging Church, so called because its nave used to suspend over the road beneath.
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Khan El-Khalili

Khan El-Khalili

The Khan El-Khalili is one of the most interesting bazaars, not only in Egypt, but also in the whole Middle East. It was named after Prince Jaharkas Al-Khalili, who was one of the powerful Mamluke Princes in the 14th century. It is famous for its unusual, typically oriental souvenirs, and handmade crafts.
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The Citadel

The Citadel

The Citadel One of Cairo's most popular tourist attractions is the Citadel which houses a number of museums, ancient mosques and other sites, located on a spur of limestone that had been detached from its parent Moqattam Hills by quarrying. The Citadel is one of the world's greatest monuments to medieval warfare, as well as a highly visible landmark on Cairo's eastern skyline.
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Muhammad Ali Mosque

Muhammad Ali Mosque

Muhammad Ali Mosque The mosque of Muhammad 'Ali Pasha was built between 1828 and 1848. Perched on the summit of the citadel, this Ottoman mosque, the largest to be built in the first half of the 19th c., is, with its animated silhouette and twin minarets, the most visible mosque in Cairo.
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Khufu Ship

Khufu Ship

Khufu Ship It is one of the oldest, largest, and best-preserved vessels from antiquity. It measures 43.6 m (143 ft) long and 5.9 m (19.5 ft) wide.
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The Pyramid of Menkaure

The Pyramid of Menkaure

The Pyramid of Menkaure: Khafre’s son, Menkaure, built the smallest of the 3 main Pyramids on the Giza Plateau. This one was only a mere 65.5m (215ft) tall, nowadays 62m (203ft), with sides of only 105m (344ft) and an angle of 51.3 degrees. It is thought that this Pyramid was altered during its construction, and made a lot bigger than originally planned. The original, smaller Pyramid had a simpl
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The Pyramid of Khafre

The Pyramid of Khafre

The bottom course of casing stones was made out of pink granite but the remainder of the pyramid was cased in Torah Limestone. Close examination reveals that the corner edges of remaining casing stones are not completely straight, but are staggered by a few millimeters. One theory is that this is due to settling from seismic activity. An alternative theory postulates that the slope on the blocks c
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Zoser  Step pyramid

Zoser Step pyramid

Zoser Step pyramid : It was built for King Zoser, one of the greatest Kings of the third dynasty (2721-2780 BC). Originally meant as a tomb, this Pyramid was designed and built by his great architect Imhotep. The Pyramid is built as a step Pyramid, 60m high, and consisting of 6 steps; each one built on top of each other.
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