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Bab al-Azab

Al Fustat | Khan el Kahlili Market Area, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Impressive but hazardously dirty

This is the front gate, so to speak, of the Citadel. It's an impressive and elegant fortified gate... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2012
BobPraz
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Built in 1754 during the Ottoman period, this main gate protected the original entrance to the Citadel.
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27 Oct 2012
“Impressive but hazardously dirty”
13 Feb 2017
“باب العزب”
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Al Fustat | Khan el Kahlili Market Area, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

This is the front gate, so to speak, of the Citadel. It's an impressive and elegant fortified gate. Unfortunately, not only is it closed (access to the Citadel is from the visitors' entrance on the far side) but it's also very dirty: to climb up...More

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