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Bab El-Fetouh & Bab El-Nasr Bab El-Fetouh & Bab El-Nasr
Photo by Raymon Kondos © 2009 Your Egypt


BabWhat does it mean? El-Fetouh (Gate of conquests) and Bab El-Nasr (Gate of Victory) are among the few left from tens of gates used to stretch around the old Fatimid Cairo almost a century years after it was built.

The gates were among plans to fortify the city and carried out by Badr El-Gamali in 1087.

The gate shown above is that of El-Nasr

   
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