In Pics: Latest development work in Central Cairo's Tahrir Square

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Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 02:52 GMT

Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square

CAIRO - 30 March 2020: Egypt's Tourism and Antiquities Ministry are about to complete the development of Tahrir Square, where the Pharaonic obelisk was installed in the middle of the square and four bases were established to carry the Pharaonic rams upon their restoration.

The obelisk installed in Tahrir Square spans back to the era of Ramses II. It was previously located in San el-Hagar area in Sharqiyah Governorate.

In February, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli visited Tahrir Square in Cairo to inspect the development project run by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Ministry of Culture.

Being one of the most famous squares in Egypt, Tahrir Square spans over 45,000 meters, and hosts the huge roundabout of Omar Makram Mosque, the Egyptian Museum, Mogamma el-Tahrir government complex, the old Ministry of Foreign Affairs building, and the massive Tahrir Parking Garage.


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