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A huge mosque sitting on top of a hill overlooking Cairo. The views are great and the history behind the mosque is interesting. Be warned though that there is a long up hill walk so if you aren't fit, best to avoid, especially in the...More
This is an amazing place but it's much in need of renovation. Apparently international funding has been secured to restore the Citadel and the Palace which was damaged by fire some years ago. You can see the underlying beauty and it has the potential to...More
Often compared to the Blue Mosque in Istanbul which is a little better in my opinion. Well worth a visit and for the Cairo views outside from the citadel walls. Do take the time to learn the story about the French clock tower.
This is a beautiful building in a position high above the city.
Don’t forget to just check out the skyline after your look inside and if you get a chance to just sit on the wall and listen to the call to prayer as it...More
Interesting history and architecture with a good view over the city. Dress respectfully and be prepared to remove footwear. Our guide explained about the Muslim way of prayer which was interesting and as you leave they offer free booklets and leaflets if you want to...More