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8 Apr 2019
“Entry to bazaar”
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“Would’ve looked impregnable in medieval times”
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154 Al Moez Ldin Allah Al Fatmi | 154 المعز لدين الله الفاطمي, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bab al Futuh is one of three remaining gates in the walls of the islamic part of the old city of Cairo. It stands in the north part of islamic Cairo, at the northern end of Muizz Street. The gate has a single gate for...More

Date of experience: October 2019
20  Thank macedonboy
Reviewed 9 April 2019

What a way to start a tour, this majestic entrance has many things of note, notably the massive doors which were a stronghold point in ancient times. It's free to enter.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AliceR641
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I saw the original pictures of Napoleon's scholars in Descriptions de l'Egypt and realized that it was easy to miss the significance amidst all of the people and business taking place. It's only one of three gates left from the Fatimid period. The arcade is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank SLWS5775
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit at night, dive local coffee shops , you can walk and shop, contacted to alHusain area, can reach their Bu foot.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank imohddashti
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Conquest gate with rounded towers built in 1087. The statement is clear: we Fatimid invaders are here to stay. The Islamic Arab conquest of Egypt started in the 7th century. Military architecture served its purpose, because the conquest was never undone. Different Arab dynasties succeeded...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This magnificent gate was built by fatemi caliph imam Moiz renovated by a chief in command officer al syed Badrul Mustansir (Badrul jamali) A tremendous piece of architecture and beautiful intricate artwork It is said when the army leaves the city they leave through bab...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank mufaddaly
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is worth seeing, it is very old, and an entry gate to the old city. People were killed and hung up here.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ken j
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is one of the entry gates to Islamic Cairo, the 1000 years old "el Moez" street which itself is filled with mosques and shops, further on is the iconic Khan el Khalili Bazaar. The Gate itself is not even a tourist destination, just a...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Mayank A
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Bab al-Futuh is one of the few standing gates of Fatimid Cairo, it stands at the northern end of Bein Al-Qasreen historic street known now as Muizz street. There is nothing much to do at the gate other than the tomb of one of the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank MahAshraf
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to feel the spirit of old Islamic Cairo!! Be aware that you would probably need to do some research or reading prior visit, unless you are taking tour with guide. Unfortunately this area is not fully developed into tourist attractions, so there is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
2  Thank Bacio-Di-Fortuna
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