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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 3 days ago

this square is a prove that egyptian civilization was and still a great one this where 2011's revolution began and where the world saw egyptians determination to change corruption it's a great are of grafitti scluptures and it's close to downtown

Thank mariam1400766
Reviewed 1 week ago

In 2011 the square was the scene of mass protests against the Mubarak regime. According to Stratfor some 300,000 people gathered here to protest. According to Al Jazeera there were millions. What was meant to cause revolution ended with the military taking over power. Nowadays...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend your time in the museum. I suspect that if I were Egyptian or Muslim, this site would have much more significance. Our tour guide that day was a Muslim, but he barely mentioned the historical significance of that event.

Thank johnbarbaram2016
Reviewed 9 November 2017

if you decide to visit the Cairo museum then this is literally a stone’s throw from it. A place with a lot of historical significance especially when the droves of Egyptians attended in 2011 to demand that Mubarak stood down from power. This is one...More

1  Thank Mustafa V
Reviewed 8 November 2017

There really isn’t much to see and you need to rely on your guide to tell you the history of the square. As it is recent history it is quite interesting.

Thank Milly_NT
Reviewed 5 November 2017

You will definitely notice this place since it is right in front of the Egyptian Museum. Nothing great just a an area in the city. Now, the basement carpark has been built, easy for visitors to the museum.

Thank DeenHanafi
Reviewed 1 November 2017

This is the neuralgic centre of Cairo where people meet and is a departure point to visit all other places of interest. the Carlton hotel is located here as well as the Egyptian Museum.

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 25 October 2017

If you go the the Egyptian Museum, as you surely must when visiting Cairo, then you have to cross Midan el-Tahrir. Basically it is a big open space with a huge car park underground. There is traffic whizzing all around, and crossing the road is...More

Thank Ross D
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It's located in the heart of Cairo, a walking distance from Al Zamalek souq. It's nice to walk around especially at night but it's surrounded by crowded roads so beware while crossing it from a side to another. You can feel the historical and political...More

Thank Sana O
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It's a must see but really only for historical significance. It's in the middle of the city surrounded by very busy roads.

Thank Ripwalk
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