Military Museum, Cairo

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The Egyptian National Military Museum is the official museum of the Egyptian Army.
The National Military Museum is located at the north western area of the three Haram Palaces, inside the Cairo Citadel. It overlooks the Mukattam hills and the entrance to the Citadel. The Haram Palaces were originally constructed by Mohamed Ali Pasha in 1872.
The museum was established in 1937 at the old building of the Egyptian Ministry of War in downtown Cairo. It was later moved to a temporary location in the Garden City district of Cairo. In November 1949 the museum was moved to the Haram Palace at the Cairo citadel. It has been renovated several times since, in 1982 and 1993.
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  • The building itself is very beautiful. The tanks and the tanks outside the building were terrible. Most of the signs are not clear. I don't know what you're looking at. There is no thing to do, but it is gray. Do real security and clean-up. Come on, don't come here.
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  • We didn't enter the building, but tanks, fighter jets and bullets were displayed in the courtyard. It's like a military exhibition hall a long time ago, so i don't think it's going to hurt even if you stop by a little bit because you don't see it so close.
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  • Beautiful place with stunning view overlooking the beauty of Cairo. Although some places were closed that we could not go and see, which was very unfortunate.
  • The National Military Museum in Cairo really is amazing. Is old but the conservation is perfect and you can see airplanes, even war vehicles in perfect conditions. I loved visit this Museum and i hope back and take photos.
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