Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square, also known as "Martyr Square", is a major public town square in , . The square has been the location and focus for political demonstrations in , most notably those that led to the 2011 Egyptian revolution and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the or Museum of Cairo, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. is situated 420 metres northwest of Tahrir Square. Photo: Bs0u10e01, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The - commonly known to locals as "Nasser's Pineapple" - is a free-standing concrete tower in , . is situated 1 km west of Tahrir Square. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Castle
Abdeen Palace is a historic palace, and one of the official residences and the principal workplace of the President of Egypt, located above Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern , . is situated 1¼ km east of Tahrir Square. Photo: Néfermaât, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Coffeehouse
which opened in 1908 at 29th of Talaat Harb Street, is one of the most renowned landmarks in . is situated 370 metres northeast of Tahrir Square. Photo: Nableezy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a neighborhood in downtown . The Egyptian Ministry of Interior is located there.

is the commercial heart of the modern city of . Photo: Maher27777, Public domain.

Suburb
, is a district of , in . It neighbours , Azbakeya, and the River Nile. is situated 1½ km north of Tahrir Square. Photo: CaiEg, Public domain.

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