Saladin Castle

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Al Abageyah, Qesm Al Khalifah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +202-225121735
  • Ticket Price: 40 EGP
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Museums, Castle, Historical Site, Architecture

The castle of Saladin which is also known as The Citadel is located on Mokattam hill exactly in the centre of the city. It is one of the most popular places and is famous for its cool fresh breeze and grand views of Cairo. Now, the castle is known to be a preserved site along with its museums and mosques. Saladin castle also includes four other museums namely Al-Gawhara Palace museum, Carriage Museum, Egyptian Military museum and The Egyptian Police Museum. The citadel depicts the political life of Egypt in ancient times and also many important events of history of Egypt. Citadel is also considered to be most famous among the wonders of ancient world. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Cairo itinerary 4 days.

  • Parking and wheel chair facilities available.
  • Confirm timings before visiting the castle.
  • Club your visit to the mosque with the Citadel.
  • It is wise to dress modestly.

  • Local Adult: EGP 2
  • Local Student: EGP 1
  • Foreign Adult: EGP 40
  • Foreign Student: EGP 20

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  • Ahl El Sham Restaurants
  • Abou Nadia Restaurant 

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  • Saladin Castle Address: Al Abageyah, Qesm Al Khalifah, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
  • Saladin Castle Contact Number: +202-225121735
  • Saladin Castle Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Saladin Castle Price: 40 EGP
  • Best time to visit Saladin Castle(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Saladin Castle: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 27.31% of people who visit Cairo include Saladin Castle in their plan

  • 36.2% of people start their Saladin Castle visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Saladin Castle

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

92.79% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Saladin Castle

People normally club together Bab Zuweila and The Egyptian Museum while planning their visit to Saladin Castle.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures