The Citadel Of Qaitbay

The Citadel Of Qaitbay a 15th century defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast in Alexandria.

Sultan Al Ashraf Seif Al-Din Qaitbay establishes The Citadel in 1477 A.D.

It also situated on the eastern side of the northern side of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern Harbour.

It was erected in the place of the lighthouse of Alexandria

which was considered one of the seven wonders of the Ancient world.

The Citadel consists of three floors and inside it,

there is a mosque, the floors divided into rooms each room has a window overlooking the sea.

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