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Cairo Castle, Taiz

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#4 of 6 in Historic Sites in Yemen
An 11th-century World Heritage Site, Cairo Castle has had great historical and strategic significance. Originally the residence of the ruler, the defense fortress perches on the highest point over the city of Taiz. Airstrikes in 2015 destroyed up to 30 percent of the castle, once a favorite with visitors who came to tour and watch the sunset. From its significant vantage point you can see Taiz, numerous mosques, and the mountains beyond. Plan to visit Cairo Castle during your Taiz vacation using our convenient Taiz attractions planner .
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  • Saber mountain and Alkahira castle are the most visited attractions in Taiz city. The castle was built for military purposes 100s of years ago it remains a living attraction.  more »
  • I went to this place more than once, he's great in every sense of the Word also place contains the tomb of Rabbi alshabzi that many people reluctant to visit, requires that Castle old Taiz city. Couldn't go to Taiz without visiting this place.
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  • Lived in Tiaz for two years and visited the castle on four occasions. Walked up the face of mountain to the castle- wow fantastic views but you need to be fit. A taxi can drop you at the back of the c...  more »
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  • The best view fo taiz city
  • Awesome historical place
  • Such a historical place
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  • Cairo citadel in the city of Ta'izz, Yemen. Situated on the alshmalilgbl slope, where grounded on rocky high overlooking the town, and it is said that this area with Castle is originally placed such old and named after it. Sultan Mohamed Bin Abdul Allah alselihih State alslihibbenaa Cairo citadel in the first half of the sixth century Hijri and starting in civilizing solaihi Mohamed Ali brother days. [1] the Cairo Citadel is the nucleus of Taiz city
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You'll find a fairly even spread of accommodations around the main streets and side roads of Taiz. Established standard and luxury hotels offer restaurants, pools, and additional amenities. Meanwhile, simple guesthouses and hostels with dormitory-style rooms provide good options for budget-conscious travelers. Set in traditional brown-brick buildings on largely residential streets, they can offer good access to some of the livelier commercial areas in town.
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