THE SALADIN CITADEL
Citadel, situated on the top of the mokattam hill in Cairo, Egypt was
constructed by Saladin Al Ayoub by the end of the 12th century.
significant role was to protect Cairo from any attacks from crusaders during
the Saladin’s reign. It
was also considered a seat for the king for quite a long time and his
government in Egypt. Witnessed
numerous historical incidents such as the attack of Napoleon Bonaparte.
Today the Citadel
offers guests an amazing view over Cairo. Numerous significant landmarks like
the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, the Mamluk Mosque of El Naser Mohamed, and the
Mosque of Suleiman Pasha El Kadim were constructed inside the Citadel,
demonstrating the architectural wonder of Egyptian history.
The Citadel also
has four exhibition halls; the Military Museum, the Police Museum, the Royal
Carriages Museum, and the Qaser El Gawhara Museum—each of the four merits