wide-walled one that surrounds

wide-walled one that surrounds

The first wall surrounding the castle is the outer, wide-walled one that surrounds each building of the castle from all four sides to include protection for the entire place. The eastern side of this huge wall overlooks the sea and is two meters wide of heavy fortified stones to be a barrier difficult for the enemy army to penetrate. The wall is eight meters high and does not have any towers. As for the western side of the castle wall, it is a huge wall and its width is greater than any part of the wall than any other part of the castle walls. This side is interspersed with three circular towers.



Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay


Citadel of Qaitbay



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City: Alexandria
Region:As Sayalah Sharq, Qesm Al Gomrok
Place:Citadel of Qaitbay
Date: 8-7-2022
Location: see on map