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Liberation Square (Midan El-Tahreer)

In Front of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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In Front of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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"egyptian museum"
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"american university"
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"historical significance"
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"recent history"
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"arab spring"
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"cairo downtown"
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"historical place"
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"national museum"
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

The place is not much to see as it is just a busy round about but it is historical. While you are there go around the corner to see Garden City around the US embassy. Garden city is a site to see. Tahrir square is...More

Thank imdarkside
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Chaotic traffic, people crossing from all directions, but life carries on. So much history to remember and reminisce! Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 6 February 2018

This expansive square was the site of protests. The traffic is crazy here. We walked from the Cairo Museum & held our breath crossing the street.

Thank Marjorie M
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

This is my fifth trip to Cairo and whenever I visit the city centre it generally involves a walk through Tahreer. Always reminded of the activity that took place in this square. There has been some development around this area in recent years with the...More

Thank DLW112
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This is one of the squares of Cairo most filled with history. The latest events there were the demonstrations of January 2011 and later.In the centre of the square there is a very high pole flying the Egyptian flag, symbolizing the people of Egypt who...More

Thank Fayza H
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

One of the largest squares of Cairo, where you can enjoy a nice view of the city and some of the fresh air coming from the Nile. With a lot of restaurants and cafes in the site, you will find everything you want. The place...More

Thank mittle
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

The Liberation Square or as they call it Tahrir Square was the place where mass protests were held against the Hosni Mubarak regime. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered here and protested against the then government resulting in a forced fall-down of the government. The...More

Thank waqarsarwar
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

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
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Rebecca H
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Response from DLW112 | Reviewed this property |
I was in Cairo earlier in the year and walked around Tahrir Square on my own both during the day and at night. I have visited there several times. There are many shops nearby and some major hotels. I found it very safe.
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