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Liberation Square (Midan El-Tahreer)

In Front of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
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In Front of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is just a big square, nothing special, always overcrowded and noisy, it might only have political importance but nothing else

Thank minanabil77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is the old cairo heart , nothing to see noe special, but it is all about memories You can walk and see old buildings with clasical design,

Thank Waleed M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hilton and at night around 11pm walked from the hotel. Even at that time there was quite a bit of traffic, some of the stores were also open. It was a nice walk. You can get something to eat and walk...More

Thank 201nadeemm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it is the largest square in Cairo, with a huge landscape, a lot of hotels overlooking it. The great Egyptian Museum lies there. There is also a lot of restaurants and tourism companies. You can simply enjoy the the open air for free...More

Thank mittle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Liberation square is one of the most famous squares in the world surrounded by many hotels and the museum and will give you a good flavour down Cairo

Thank Khaled Z
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It is a spacious clean square. It is surrounded by a nice garden and located in the heart of cairo. Many nice shops and resturants are within a walking distance. The prices there are cheaper than malls.

Thank Lobna Y
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The historical significance of this area is unbelievable! It also has sentimental value to those who attended The American University in Cairo when the old campus was operational. It is minutes away from Zamalek, where you can find beautiful restaurants and an astounding view of...More

1  Thank Hebatallah A
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I was just in Tiananmen Square in Beijing a few months ago and was expecting Tahrir Square to be similar. Tahrir is quite a bit smaller and while Tiananmen is usually full of people, there was hardly a soul in Tahrir on a hot August...More

Thank County-Hunter
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I was in Egypt during both the Arab Springs and experienced first hand the historical significance of this location. Highly recommended to all.

Thank dragostesun
Reviewed 19 July 2017

In the middle of Egypt , you will find Liberation Square or Midan El-Tahreer as all the people use to say

Thank Hossamtanahi
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