El-Gendi Fortress

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El-Gendi Fortress is part of the Tentative list of Egypt in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

El Gendi Fortress is a 12th century fortress built on the orders of Salah El-Din. Located in the Southern Sinai, it protected the pilgrimage route between Cairo and Aqaba. It lies 2150m above sea level.

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Full Name
El-Gendi Fortress
Country
Egypt
Added
1994
Type
Cultural
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1994 Added to Tentative List

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