""Fortress of Babylon"" Coptic Cairo - Fortress of Babylon Tip by vesna04


Coptic-Old Cairo was built on the remains of the Roman Fortress known as Babylon. The remains of it's walls can still be found. That also is the case in the surroundings of the Ben Ezra's Synagogue. It is very hard to differ these remains from other walls uless someone show them to you as all the walls look very old.

Address: Old Cairo
Directions: At Mari Gerges & Kasr Al Shama'e
Website: http://www.touregypt.net

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  • Updated Sep 1, 2007
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