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The famous pyramids at Mena & elsewhere are very wonderful built during the 3rd & 4th dynasty or 5000 years B.C. Cheops and the Step pyramid at Sakkara are the largest & most conspicuous reaching to a height of about 400 feet

The Citadel built in 1174 on an elevated position overlooking the city of Cairo & from which the whole town could be bombarded & destroyed unmercifully. It contains a Mosque – beautifully decorated especially the chandeliers – a hospital & a prison containing many Captured Turks

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