List of Egyptian castles, forts, fortifications and city walls

Many buildings in Egypt can be put under the classification of Castles, Citadels, Forts, Fortifications.

List by age

Pharaonic

Lower Egypt

Middle Egypt

Upper Egypt

Sinai

Western Desert

  • QasrAllam fort

Nubia

Persian

  • Persian fort of Rhakortis, North coast

Greco-Roman

Cairo

Delta

Kharga Oasis

Red Sea

Fayoum

Lower Egypt

  • Al-Heita fort, Eastern desert, Qena.[23]

Sinai

North coast

Arabic

Cairo

Alexandria

Red Sea & Eastern desert

Sinai

Western desert

Modern Egypt

Cairo

Alexandria & North coast

Western Desert

Sinai

Suez canal

Red Sea & Eastern Desert

List by areas & time

Western Desert

Alexandria

  • Qaitbey Castle.
  • Fort Pharos
  • Fort Silsileh
  • Fort Adda
  • Fort Ras-el-Tin
  • Fort Marabout
  • Fort Adjemi
  • Marza-el-Kana
  • Citadel of Mex
  • Fort Kamaria
  • Fort Om Qabeba
  • Fort Saleh Aga

Rosetta

Port Said

Damietta

  • Ezzbet El-Borg Defensive tower.
  • Urabi Fort.
  • Old Damietta city wall & Fortifications.

Sinai castles, forts, fortifications and citadels

See also

References

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  3. Alexander the Great
  4. Tandamane works
  5. Qantara East history
  6. Niebuhr travels
  7. Said Aly Sinai, the Meaning and Importance (in Arabic) ISBN 977-437-760-5
  8. Large old Sinai fortress
  9. Ramsis II Pelusium Fort
  10. Tharu fortifications
  11. Tharu castle thesis
  12. Siwa Oasis
  13. Buhen castle
  14. Ancient Egypt architecture
  15. Egyptian Fortresses in Nubia Archived 2009-08-30 at the Wayback Machine
  16. Babylon fort history & photos
  17. Roman forts in Kharga Oasis
  18. Kharga Oasis
  19. Porphyrite
  20. Castellum of Badia
  21. Red Sea Roman fort wall
  22. Fayoum Roman fort
  23. Qena
  24. Egypt history
  25. Alexandria histories
  26. Al Fustat city walls
  27. Alexandria history
  28. Quseir Fort
  29. Sinai castles Archived 2008-02-14 at the Wayback Machine
  30. Photo of Qalaat Al-Gindi
  31. Photos
  32. North Sinai forts
  33. Description of Nakhl Fortress
  34. El Tina castle
  35. Siwa fot photo
  36. Siwa Villa & Fort photo
  37. Rain damage of Siwa fort
  38. Siwa old photos
  39. Siwa Oasis
  40. Alex history
  41. Marsa Matrouh
  42. Matruh Fortified position
  43. Italian invasion of Egypt
  44. Africa Korps Archived 2008-08-27 at the Wayback Machine
  45. Sidi Barani fortified camps
  46. 1.JmA - Compass
  47. North Africa battle
  48. Fortified Alam el Halfa
  49. Fortified Alam el Halfa
  50. Sollum Fortified camp
  51. Operation Crusader
  52. Battle of the Omars
  53. North Africa campagain
  54. le général Rommel
  55. sharm-al-shaykh
  56. Fry, Michael, and Hochstein, Miles. "The Forgotten Middle East Crisis of 1957: Gaza and Sharm el Sheikh." International History Review 15 (1993): 46 - 83 "The Forgotten Middle East Crisis of 1957: Gaza and Sharm el Sheikh."
  57. Castle Zaman
  58. http://www.elaph.com/ElaphWeb/Entertainment/2008/6/337325.htm


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