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Liberation Square (Midan El-Tahreer)

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Address: In Front of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
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For a reason, I just like going to the square yk? on a sunny day or in the night It's beautiful busy , noisy but beautiful !

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joe S
Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For a reason, I just like going to the square yk? on a sunny day or in the night It's beautiful busy , noisy but beautiful !

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This vast open space, very close to the Egyptian Antiquities museum, was the site of huge demonstrations during the political upheavals of 2011 through 2013.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

just spend a moment to reflect on what happened here and take it all in. If you have a chance to talk to locals you will get mixed answers; just listen. Don't add your opinion. The square happens to be right where the Egyptian Museum of Antiquities is. Things tend to be very crowded here. It's also one of the... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here to go to visit the Visa office. I wouldn't classify this Square as a tourist attraction, although it has political significance and was the centre of the recent revolution so is important.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A famous and very busy square, it witnessed all the 2011 revolution events, overlooking the square is a big government complex, Cairo museum and Hilton hotel are nearby

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Qaha city,Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just next to the Nile, it is located, very accessible by all means of transportation including the Metro. Huge space, plenty of restaurants and Hotels are situated there. You can simply stay in one of the gardens there and enjoy the fresh air in the early morning or the cool air at night. The Egyptian museum is there also. A... More 

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Arkansas Girl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked on the square but not much to see. Lots of traffic in the area so be careful walking. Also be aware of people trying to sell you tourist items.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our visit to Cairo was not going to be complete without a visit to this famous place of history and we werent disappointed. The qhole place was brimming with people. Many were taking pictures (apparently tourists like us), some where picnicking and some were just milling about walking leisurely. I felt like I was standing inside a book of history... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is buzzing with people & traffic. been there twice and passed by car a few more times. surrounded by a lot interesting buildings.

Thank IronMuZz
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As many of us are keenly aware, Tahrir Square is where the 2011 revolution broke out and led to a new political landscape in Egypt. I spoke to many locals about their experiences, and as you'd expect, there are mixed opinions about the outcome. Generally, many appreciated the need for change, but the resulting instability has seriously crippled much-needed tourism... More 

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