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Saladin Citadel of Cairo
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Saladin Citadel of Cairo

Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Egypt
The Saladin Citadel of Cairo is a medieval Islamic fortification in Cairo, Egypt. The location, on Mokattam hill near the center of Cairo, was once famous for its fresh breeze and grand views of the city. It is now a preserved historic site, with mosques and museums.
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