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Liberation Square (Midan El-Tahreer)

In Front of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
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In Front of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you decide to visit the Cairo museum then this is literally a stone’s throw from it. A place with a lot of historical significance especially when the droves of Egyptians attended in 2011 to demand that Mubarak stood down from power. This is one...More

Thank Mustafa V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There really isn’t much to see and you need to rely on your guide to tell you the history of the square. As it is recent history it is quite interesting.

Thank Milly_NT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You will definitely notice this place since it is right in front of the Egyptian Museum. Nothing great just a an area in the city. Now, the basement carpark has been built, easy for visitors to the museum.

Thank DeenHanafi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the neuralgic centre of Cairo where people meet and is a departure point to visit all other places of interest. the Carlton hotel is located here as well as the Egyptian Museum.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you go the the Egyptian Museum, as you surely must when visiting Cairo, then you have to cross Midan el-Tahrir. Basically it is a big open space with a huge car park underground. There is traffic whizzing all around, and crossing the road is...More

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's located in the heart of Cairo, a walking distance from Al Zamalek souq. It's nice to walk around especially at night but it's surrounded by crowded roads so beware while crossing it from a side to another. You can feel the historical and political...More

Thank Sana O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a must see but really only for historical significance. It's in the middle of the city surrounded by very busy roads.

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 14 October 2017

it is just a big square, nothing special, always overcrowded and noisy, it might only have political importance but nothing else

Thank minanabil77
Reviewed 5 October 2017

It is the old cairo heart , nothing to see noe special, but it is all about memories You can walk and see old buildings with clasical design,

Thank Waleed M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stayed at the Hilton and at night around 11pm walked from the hotel. Even at that time there was quite a bit of traffic, some of the stores were also open. It was a nice walk. You can get something to eat and walk...More

Thank 201nadeemm
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