Where on Earth week 49: The Citadel in Cairo, Egypt

As several Gadlingers guessed, last week’s Where on Earth was, indeed, the Mosque of Mohammad Ali at the Citadel, Cairo, Egypt. Many visitors to Cairo don’t get up to the Citadel, as it is oft overshadowed by the Giza Plateau, but the Mosque of Mohammad Ali is a beautiful, quiet example of middle-eastern architecture, and a must-see for any visitor to the city.