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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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Alexandria, Egypt
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All reviews open to the public public access small fee history lovers busy city beautiful building very nice place take pictures egyptian history mediterranean sea montazah visitors president acres forbidden activity government
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You'll enjoy the gorgeous yards, the palace that movie stars have visited for lifetimes, you'll see the places that locals go to and a bridge that is gorgeous with a history that is a must add to history lovers diet.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vitrell
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is situated in the middle of a huge garden on the sea; the public garden in worth visiting as well as the Palace

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ZiadA45
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful palace overlooking the Mediterrarean Sea. Entry to the palace is not allowed for visitors. Spent around half an hour admiring the sea.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank meghabaskey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were not allowed to enter, however the grounds are impeccably maintained, and beautiful with gardens and many palm trees.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert MB B B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The harmony of the building and the park are testimonies of European taste and influence in the period of the royals ! Nice to see and comparable with castles in Italy, Spain or Portugal (Sintra). No entrance of the property allowed!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank B4174KTjanc
Reviewed December 8, 2018

This palace is only used these days for state visits when the President is receiving heads of state. The grounds are nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BusyMicheLady
Reviewed November 29, 2018

A must see if you visit Alexandria. The Royal Palace is nice and the view with the gardens is unbeatable

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EgyptianJudge
Reviewed November 10, 2018

It's not particularly exciting but it's part of the history of the city, so it's worth visiting. I didn't get inside, I'm not sure you're allowed. The building is nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank erika r
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The best part of the palace are the grounds around the palace, beautifully taken care of, you can't go inside the palace though (Government building) but the walk was lovely.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angela p
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Yes it looks impressive but they are missing a trick by not letting visitors in. There is very little shade but it's a nice area to take a little stroll and a break away from the city traffic. Again it depends which other "palaces" you've...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ali921
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