The Citadel was built in the 12th century by Saladin and his successors, using the most advanced construction techniques of the age. For the next 700 years, Egypt was ruled from this hill.

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Citadel
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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
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Holly Hayes
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Cairo Citadel - Cairo, Egypt