Historic Cities Programme
In 1984, His Highness the Aga Khan announced his decision to finance the creation of a park for the citizens of the Egyptian capital. The only central location which was of suitable scale was the derelict Darassa site, a 30-hectare (74-acre) mound of rubble adjacent to the Historic City.
Click on the letters below to launch the virtual tours.
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Available virtual tours:
A - Top of the Ayyubid Wall near the restored Darb Shoughlan School Community Centre
B - View of lake and Citadel
C - Cascade at the North End of Palm Promenade
D - View of formal geometric gardens and main spine
E - Citadel View Restaurant (top floor)
F - Citadel View Restaurant Lobby
G - North Lookout Point
H - Lake Side Café
I - Sunken Gardens
J - Fountain at the South End of Palm Promenade
K - Grove of Shade Trees
L - Palm Promenade
M - South Lookout Point
N - Citadel View Restaurant Terrace
O - Front Entrance of Citadel Restaurant
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