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Citadel of Qaitbay

The Citadel of Qaitbay was established in 1477 as a defensive fortress of Alexandria by Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa’it Bay .

The Citadel is located at the entrance to the eastern harbour of Alexandria, at Pharos Island, at the exact location of the famous lighthouse of Alexandria  in ancient times. 

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Points of Interest in the Area

Abu Al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque
Kom El-Dikka
Kom el-Shoqafa Catacomb

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Go for a virtual Stroll in the Citadel of Qaitbay!