The Citadel

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Timings : Monday - Friday: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Entry Fee : Children - EGP 30,
Adults - EGP 60

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The Citadel, Cairo Overview

Right on the foothills of the enormous Mokattam, the fortress of the Saladin Citadel was established in the year 1176. It is one of the most remarkable creations of military infrastructure, attracting many tourists every year. Wander about the surroundings and witness one of the most fantastic views in the city.

Nicknamed the 'Alabaster Mosque, the most famous church in Egypt is well known for the remarkable white stone with which the entire monument is built. Walk in the northeast direction and you will come across the magnificent El-Nasir mosque , which is essentially a complex of many small museums standing together.

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