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King Farouk Palace

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Address: Alexandria, Egypt
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This sprawling property was the summer home of controversial King Farouk...

This sprawling property was the summer home of controversial King Farouk who assumed power at the age of 16 in 1936.

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KIng Farouk palace in Alexandria

This is a historic place situated by the Meditararian sea. Presently President of Eygpt stays in this palace when ever he visits Alexandria

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Sathyanarayana S
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Bengaluru, India
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a historic place situated by the Meditararian sea. Presently President of Eygpt stays in this palace when ever he visits Alexandria

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful structure & view of the sea, also called Montaza Palace @ Elmontaza Garden. The garden is open for public, but the palace is still for presidential use only.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

beautiful but didn't allow to go inside but is a beautiful Palace, King Farouk one of his places, , servents rooms were outside no guards take care

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Dubai
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

The biggest and nicest building in the garden of Montaza it was built by King of Egypt. Sadly you can not visite the inside as not open for public but you can admire it from outside.

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

well the palace remains closed most of the time. but it looks ncie and big from the outside. once u get in muntazah garden u will be able to see it from side only. good part is that from here u can see the beach and other cool places as well.

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Dallas, Texas
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Al-Haramlik Palace, the largest structure within the Montazah palace grounds, has a terrific history built by King Farouk I the last king of Egypt in 1932. A prominent F is carved in the cornices throughout the exterior of the palace, it is a mixture of Turkish and Florentine design.

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Thank Rougetete
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Of course you have to go, don't think about it twice. This is a historical monument, located in Montazah, it's a must go!

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Thank Dr-Migo
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This palace is the most beautiful building I have seen from the outside, it is a piece of art unmatched in my opinion. Unfortunately it is not open to the public since it is used for the government foreign guests. However, the gardens in front of the palace are open to the public and are very nice and well kept.

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Thank Mohsen S
Scotland
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Not being a guest of state I have not had the privilege of being housed here. It is a fantastic building but sadly can only be viewed from the outside. However, Montazah Gardens are well worth a visit anyday.

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Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was part of our tour of Alexandria. This palace is not open to the public but the surrounding grounds, the outside of the palace and the views from there are all very nice, and relaxing.

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