Cairo Citadel

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Cairo Citadel
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The Saladin Citadel of Cairo, is considered one of the most important tourist attractions in Cairo and throughout all of Egypt.
The Citadel is considered a part of the Muqattam Hill near the center of the city.
It was once renowned for its breezes and beautiful scenery, as far back as Ayyubid ruler Salah al-Din, who built it and then fortified it against attack. The estimated construction date is between 1176 and 1183.