The Citadel of Saladin in Cairo

The  Citadel of Saladin in Cairo

Built by Saladin El Ayouby, the famous king and army leader and the founder of the Ayyubid Dynasty, during the end of the 12th century, the Citadel has witnessed many important events in the Egyptian history.The citadel was used as the seat of the king and his government in Egypt for many centuries and many dynasties including the Ayyubids, the Mamluks, and even some Ottomans ruled over Egypt from the Citadel.

View more: http://www.ask-aladdin.com/Egypt-Sites/islamic_monuments/saladin.htm

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