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Unknown Soldier Memorial

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"A hero of war and peace"

Majestic monument in New Cairo, permanently guarded. It might remind you the Piramyds, but you can... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Iasi, Romania
Interesting memorial

Putting aside its history, the layout and architecture of the memorial is beautiful. From afar it... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2016
Amin A
Cairo, Egypt
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Al Nasr Road | Nasr City, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

Majestic monument in New Cairo, permanently guarded. It might remind you the Piramyds, but you can also imagine two riffles. In is the tomb of the ex arab visionary Anwar El Sadat, killed by radical islamists just in the boulevard in front. A place of...More

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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

You can't really stop for long, so mostly you can just hastily see it on your way to another part of town. There is a honorary guard permanently and the design is not spectaculair, but it is clear that there is something there. Not very...More

Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed May 21, 2017

I was always very attached to Egypt, from my early years on. By chance I started to live in Cairo now for more than 23 years and I came by chance. I also was a fan of Anwar El Sadat and thought that without him...More

Thank Ulrich Hermann H
Reviewed August 24, 2016

While my friends were taking me to their home for Dinner. We drove by it and I was very moved and impressed by it simple elegance. Who ever thought of it and designed it obviously has a very large ration of Grey Cells.

Thank David L
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Putting aside its history, the layout and architecture of the memorial is beautiful. From afar it looks like a pyramid however this isnt the kind of pyramid the ancient Egyptians built to commemorate their dead. Makes me wish the rest of Egypt could be this...More

Thank Amin A
Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a rare open space with significance. At night it has a very different look to the daytime and appears more like a pyramid. Worth a stop on your way past if you are visiting Nasr City.

Thank DLW112
Reviewed August 24, 2015

Yes the President was shot dead therefore, it was unpredicted, but the burial place did not necessarily have to be at the location of the shooting and a more memorable structure that best suited such personality should have been sought. The monument is banale nature...More

Thank SHA12311
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Visiting the place is totally free and one of the big incidents happened in it (assassination of president El Sadat) It was built during El Sadat period (70th) as a memorial place for the unknown soldiers died in October war.

1  Thank Rohayem
Reviewed May 14, 2013

Nothing there but this memorial. it has nice design & it is free. If you are going to Nasr City you can pass by for 5 minutes.

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