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Umm Kolthoum Museum

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Address: 1 El Malek El Saleh St. | Manial El Roda, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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A bit small but really gives you the experience of living in her era ... And the video show was really informative and to the point

Reviewed 30 August 2016
Yumna S
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This collection of photos and memorabilia of the great Egyptian singer is barely worth the visit. If you go, ask the attendant to play you the videos of the singer. Otherwise you'll have no idea what the divine one sounded like!

Thank NicJBoston
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

A bit small but really gives you the experience of living in her era ... And the video show was really informative and to the point

1 Thank Yumna S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2016

it's part of el manasterly palace at Rhoda Island where you can know more about history of a very famous singer which considered to be legend to some people and see her dresses and jewelers and music old fashion equipment there is also documentary show it's really interested if you are one of Umm Kolthoum lovers or want to know... More 

1 Thank eng_moh_mansour
Cairo, Egypt
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Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Not a fan of Umm Kolthoum's work, and having only heard of her thanks to a famous Egyptian jewellery collection my wife adores, I had no real ideas of what the museum might hold. It's a small, well organised (better than the Antiquities museum) museum which evidences the high regard for which Umm Kolthoum was held throughout the region. Photos,... More 

1 Thank Nakiboy13
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

EL -Sit Museum Umm Kolthoum the Star of the east nice collections great organizing moderate prices lovely to visit and enjoyable

3 Thank bnghanem
Cairo, Egypt
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59 reviews
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

This place was just amazing, at least that's what I thought. I visited this place at like 10am on a Friday so very few people were there. After going into the museum, which I thought was super interesting, I sat in one of the huge gardens in the place and just read a book in front of the beautiful nile.... More 

1 Thank Crylolite1
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Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Wounderfull om kalthom musem...i like it so much..... u will enjoy ur time in this quite lovely area after u vist muqyas .. .. i hope every person visit it and take look in history of om klthom the great singer in the arab world

1 Thank Ali A
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Reviewed 11 May 2015 via mobile

I had an amazing afternoon (not many visitors on a Monday so it was peaceful) with only a TV series film crew for company wondering around the museum: listening to the first Arab world diva songs in the audio library, admiring her dresses and the shoes she wore at her concerts, not to mention the famous scarf she waved, watching... More 

3 Thank Worldlytravelledwise
Broadway, North Carolina
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Reviewed 14 October 2014

I'm not a huge fan onfUmm Kolthoum's music, but I did enjoy this small, quiet place dedicated to her memory. She was and still is a Middle East treasure; the evidence is on display in the cabinets of medals she was given by kings and countries. I enjoyed the display of her dresses and her trademark diamond-studded sunglasses as well... More 

4 Thank Diane W
Alexandria, Egypt
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

After visting Nilometer ( Al meqyas ) we went to see Om Kolthoum museum , she one of the most famous and popular Arab singers ( 1904 - 1975 ) . Her voice was remarkable .. If you know her you will enjoy seeing her stuff in the museum ..

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