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Fort of Babylon

Coptic Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Discover Cairo: Coptic Islamic Tour, Christian Churches and Babylon Fortress
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2 weeks ago
“See if at Coptic Cairo”
4 weeks ago
“Beautiful.”
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Coptic Cairo, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right near famous Hanging church of Coptic Cairo. Worth seeing. I never knew that there was a Roman colony here named Babylon from where the Bible book of 1 Peter was probably written.

Thank Proclaimer1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well maintained only thing went wrong is you can't really go inside the fort but it's okay you must see it

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Spent a few hours there. Place is well maintained. Should include this in your tour of the coptic cairo.

Thank IronMuZz
Reviewed 30 December 2015

It is not that big or impressive, but is worth spending some time looking at since it is conveniently located next to many other historic tourist sites. I like seeing anything historical. You cannot go down and view it in detail, but it still makes...More

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Although you can't get inside this unique piece will show you a bit of the oldest part of Cairo. A must see.

Thank András T
Reviewed 6 September 2014

· Monastery churches of Babylon stairs: - Church of Babylon stairs: Located south of the Roman Fortress of Babylon and dating back to the seventh century / eighth century. - Church of the father and John Kerr: Located south of the Roman Fortress of Babylon...More

Thank omda1983
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Unlike many sites in Cairo, the Fort is well maintained and the museum on the grounds is very interesting.

1  Thank toronto520
Reviewed 24 December 2012

if its your first visit you will like it too much and will get back within one year so try to take your first visit

1  Thank shror
Reviewed 14 April 2012

Ancient historical building, near the metro and near to many other sight-seeings.

2  Thank Mina G
Reviewed 26 March 2012

Very nice ruins, can come close to it and see all in details, situated near the Coptic museum in Old Cairo worth seeing.

2  Thank Sharm C
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