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Address: Al Nasr Road | Nasr City, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Interesting memorial

Putting aside its history, the layout and architecture of the memorial is beautiful. From afar it looks like a pyramid however this isnt the kind of pyramid the ancient Egyptians... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Amin A
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Cairo, Egypt
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Pasadena, California
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

While my friends were taking me to their home for Dinner. We drove by it and I was very moved and impressed by it simple elegance. Who ever thought of it and designed it obviously has a very large ration of Grey Cells.

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Cairo, Egypt
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855 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Putting aside its history, the layout and architecture of the memorial is beautiful. From afar it looks like a pyramid however this isnt the kind of pyramid the ancient Egyptians built to commemorate their dead. Makes me wish the rest of Egypt could be this clean and shiny. Decorated guards stand watch and often flowers are seen at the bright... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a rare open space with significance. At night it has a very different look to the daytime and appears more like a pyramid. Worth a stop on your way past if you are visiting Nasr City.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 566 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Yes the President was shot dead therefore, it was unpredicted, but the burial place did not necessarily have to be at the location of the shooting and a more memorable structure that best suited such personality should have been sought. The monument is banale nature and design. Does not commensurate with the greatness of the man buried below it.

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Thank SHA12311
Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

Visiting the place is totally free and one of the big incidents happened in it (assassination of president El Sadat) It was built during El Sadat period (70th) as a memorial place for the unknown soldiers died in October war.

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Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 14 May 2013

Nothing there but this memorial. it has nice design & it is free. If you are going to Nasr City you can pass by for 5 minutes.

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