Take the chance by trying a Cairo Half Day Tour to The seat of government in the Ayyubid state, the Mamluk state, the Ottoman era and the Alawite Family. Visit Saladin Citadel and the Alabaster Mosque built by Mohamed Ali in the 1800s with our Cairo Trips!
Price : 35.00 $
Experience Cairo Private Tours and to visit Saladin Citadel with the Mosque of Mohamed Ali inside, Salah al-Din established the Citadel on a hilltop in front of Mokattam Mountain and was completed by his brother al-Malik al-Adil, in order to secure Cairo against possible invasions, and it was the home for the Egyptian administration during the Ayyubids and the Ottomans period in Egypt History. the Citadel is a medieval Islamic-era fortification built during the 12th Century and developed by subsequent Egyptian rulers to become the most recognizable fortification in the Middle East. Cairo Day Tours will fulfill all your cultural needs with this tour to the most famous Citadel of Saladin during your Tours in Egypt.
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You will be transferred from your hotel in Cairo by Cairo Top Tours tour leader to meet your accredited tour guide to enjoy visiting the Citadel of Saladin, which was considered one of the strongest military forts constructed in the Middle Ages, its strategic location of the first degree, provided by this site of defensive importance because it controls the cities of Cairo and Fustat, as it constitutes a high natural barrier between the two cities. There is more than a building inside the Citadel but the most recognized among them is the Alabaster mosque of Mohamed Ali which was built in the same style as the Ottoman mosques built in Istanbul, and its layout is square in shape, with a side length of 41 meters. It is covered in the center by a large dome with a diameter of 21 meters and a height of 52 meters. The Citadel continued major development during the following 700 years since it was built by the famous Sultan Saladin especially during the Mamluk Sultanate.it has been proclaimed by UNESCO as part of the world heritage site in 1976 and opened to the public officially in 1983.
You will be transferred to your hotel after you have finished your Cairo Half-Day Tours to Saladin Citadel and Mohamed Ali Mosque.
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