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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 1 week ago

I was just in Tiananmen Square in Beijing a few months ago and was expecting Tahrir Square to be similar. Tahrir is quite a bit smaller and while Tiananmen is usually full of people, there was hardly a soul in Tahrir on a hot August...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Egypt during both the Arab Springs and experienced first hand the historical significance of this location. Highly recommended to all.

Thank dragostesun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the middle of Egypt , you will find Liberation Square or Midan El-Tahreer as all the people use to say

Thank Hossamtanahi
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Its located in the famous Tahrir Square just outside the Egyptian Museum. This place a very old historical importance. Many large public gatherings in Cairo are conducted here .

Thank Shabbir117
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Tahrir Square: Once known as “Midan(Square) Ismailiya” until 1952 revolution, this historic square is an integral part of Cairo for centuries. It acts as a gateway to the city centre & to the western expansion of Cairo across the Nile. The square is surrounded by...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

A famous focal point for the city (and its recent uprisings/ revolutions). Today it's peaceful and laid out to roads and gardens. Nearby is a large police building which looks over the square, and you don't have to look too hard to spot the ongoing...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This square is the heart of Cairo city from this place you can see diversity of Egyptian people also in the square many building you will like special Tahrer complex

Thank Haythm M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is simply a square, Traffic very dangerous and fast. Traffic Lights. Very noisy and busy area, Egyptian Museum Near By.

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Tahrir Square is a big big square located in the heart of Downtown Cairo. It's crowded, it's hard to cross the street but it's in front of Egyptian Museum so there is no way to avoid it!. Take your time and walk! It worths every...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Nothing fancy just a square even though its the largest in Cairo, you are most likely to find yourself passing by to get to lots of places like the Egyptian museum, or the downtown area. For a more local experience you can walk around and...More

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