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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