Fort Qaitbey, 2/19/05

Courtyard Qaitbey
Courtyard of the fort; the rooms around the edge were barracks
The main building of the fort, containing a mosque and more barracks

Habor view
Me at Qaitbey
A view of the Eastern Harbor from Qaitbey
Me at Qaitbey with the Eastern Harbor behind me; the disc-like structure on the right side of the skyline is the library

Stones from Pharos
The eastern wall of the fort with the city skyline beyond
Legend has it that the protruding red stones in the walls came from the Pharos Lighthouse

More info on Qaitbey

More info on the Pharos Lighthouse