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Citadel Prison Museum

Tuesday، 12 September 2017 - 03:41 PM

Located next to the National Police Museum at the northern end of the Citadel, the Citadel Prison Museum consists of several actual cells that were in use from the time of Salah El-Din (Saladin) until the 20th century. Mannequins dressed in historical costume sit in some of the cells to illustrate their use. Signs identifying the era represented by each “prisoner” are in Arabic and English.
Open daily, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
The Citadel, Cairo
BY BUS: Bus numbers 174 and 173 stop at Midan Salah ad-Din, in front of the Citadel
BY TAXI: Ask for “al-al'ah”
Supreme Council of Antiquities

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