Salah El Din Citadel

Local nameقلعة صلاح الدين
LocationEl Hataba, Cairo, Egypt

Salah El Din Citadel was completed in 1183 and throughout its history, this fortification not only protected the city but it also served as the seat of kings and the government of Egypt. Even if only for its astonishing views, this majestic fortress is well worth visiting. It is also home to several museums and mosques.

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Private Layover Day Tour of Cairo from 26 USD

Opening hours

Restricted access to the mosques on Fridays.


Regular: 100 EGP

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Address El Qalaa, Cairo, Egypt

Coordinates 30°1'47.428" N 31°15'41.111" E

Tours and activities: Salah El Din Citadel

Private Layover Day Tour of Cairo

from 26 USD

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