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Old photos of Cairo, Egypt
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History of city Cairo, Egypt in photos

A small historical reference

Geography:

Date of foundation: 969 AD

History:

Population: 10 230 350

Sights:

Cairo. Citadel
Citadel and Mosque of Mohammet Ali, circa 1890

 
Cairo. Coptic Church
Coptic Church of St. Barbara, circa 1890

 
Cairo. Dahabeah or Nile boat
Dahabeah or Nile boat, circa 1890

 
Cairo. Dam on the Nile River
Dam on the Nile River near Cairo, circa 1890
Cairo. Egyptian womans
Egyptian womans, circa 1890
Cairo. Fontaine de la validé
Fontaine de la validé, circa 1890
Cairo. Grand bazaar
Grand bazaar at Kasr el Nil, circa 1890
Cairo. Minaret of the mosque
Minaret of the mosque el-Azhar, circa 1890
Cairo. Mosque of Sultan Darkhour
Mosque of Sultan Darkhour, circa 1890

 
Cairo. Mosque Mohammad Ali
Mosque Mohammad Ali fountain of ablution, circa 1890

 
Cairo. Mosque of Sultan Hassan
Mosque of Sultan Hassan, circa 1890

 
Cairo. Mosque of Mahmoudie
Mosque of Mahmoudie and Emir Akhon
Cairo. Mosque of Mohammet Ali
Mosque of Mohammet Ali, circa 1890
Cairo. Old house
Old house and Masharabieh, 1858
Cairo. Old house
Old house and Masharabieh, 1858
Cairo. Panorama of houses
Panorama of houses, circa 1890
Cairo. Panorama of houses
Panorama of houses, circa 1890

 
Cairo. Panorama from the Mokkatam
Panorama of Cairo from the Mokkatam, circa 1890

 
Cairo. People and horses
People and horses outside the Victory Gate of Bal An-Nasr in northern section of city

 
Cairo. Tacabie Rhoda
Tacabie Rhoda - boat moored with sails down, circa 1890
Cairo. The Great Nile Bridge
The Great Nile Bridge opened for freight boats, circa 1890
Cairo. Tomb of Absalom
Tomb of Absalom, circa 1890
Cairo. Tombs of sultans Mamelukes
Tombs of sultans Mamelukes, 1858
Cairo. Tombs of the Caliphs
Tombs of the Caliphs

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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