Canopy Tower at the Citadel
Cairo, Egypt
The Tower of the Canopy, or Burj al-Rafraf, is located in the southern enclosure of the Citadel. It was built during the Bahri Mamluk period, and derives its name from the canopy constructed on top of it in 1292 under al-Ashraf Khalil.

Source:

Rabbat, Nasser O. 1989. The Citadel of Cairo. (Geneva: AKTC), p. 15-16.
Location
Citadel, Cairo, Egypt
Associated Names
Events
1292
Style Periods
1250-1517
Variant Names
Canopy Tower at the Citadel
Burj al-Rafraf
Variant
Building Usages
tower
military