View of the domes and twin minarets of the Ottoman style Muhammad Ali Mosque raising above the walls of the Cairo Citadel, also known as Citadel of Salah ad-Din (Saladin). The 52 meter tall central dome is 21 meters in diameter, and is supported by four semi-circular domes and surrouonded by other four smaller domes. The two minarets, in typical Ottoman fashion, have two balconies each and conical caps. They both rise to 82 meters.
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