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Al Montazah Summer Palace

Al-Montazah is the Arabic translation for park. Years ago, Montazah was a popular spot for the royal palaces. The area that once belonged to Mohamed Ali family was used by king Abbas II, Egypt last Khedive, in 1892 to build a large palace inside the complex called the Salamlek.

The palace was constructed to serve the royal family summer residence . In 1932, king Fouad built a larger palace and called it the Haramlik. Later, his son, King Farouk built a Victorian-style bridge to act as a waterfront. In 1952, after the exile of King Farouk to Italy and the fall of the monarchy in Egypt. Late President Anwar El-Sadat renovated the Salamlek Palace, to become the official presidential residence. 
 

 

Overview:
The palace comprises of a group of buildings of which the most important are being Al-Haramlek of which the first storey has been transformed into an international Casino,the second and the third storey into a museum for belongings of the former royal family.But Al-Salamlek building has been transformed into a luxurious hotel. Another hotel has been built in the garden overlooking one of the most beautiful bay surrounded by green areas.

 

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    Catacombs of Kom El-Shoukafa

    Alexandria Bibliotheca

    Greco-Roman Museum

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