A selection of pictures of the Citadel, a fortified area on top of a hill in Cairo, which has been home to Egypt's rulers for some 700 years. Saladin began fortifying the Citadel in 1176. The Mohammed Ali mosque was built between 1830 and 1848.

01 Citadel 02 Citadel 03 Citadel tower 04 Citadel tower
05 Mohammed Ali mosque 06 Mohammed Ali mosque 07 Mohammed Ali mosque 08 Minaret 09 Mohammed Ali mosque inner court
10 Mohammed Ali mosque inner court 11 Mohammed Ali mosque inner court 12 Cupola 13 Mohammed Ali mosque interior 14 Cupola
15 Mohammed Ali mosque interior 16 Cupola 17 Cupola
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