Day Tour to Abdeen Palace in Cairo

Price Starting From : $55

Day Tour to Abdeen Palace in Cairo 

Travel to Egypt and use our Cairo Top Tours services during your Cairo Stopover Tours to see the building of infinite value in the modern history of Egypt. Both for its museum and its magical architecture.

Abdeen Palace Day Trip

The tour covers transfers from your hotel and back with a skilled tour guide and a private vehicle to be at your service during Egypt day tours to see the Palace where the seat of government was between 1872 and 1952. It was also the scene of many events that had the possibility of marking the historical evolution of Egypt in 1952.

You can go to old Cairo and visit the Egyptian Museum to discover a variety of artifacts and antiquities dating back to ancient Egypt. The Abdeen Palace Museum in Cairo, Egypt is a popular tourist destination on our Egypt trips.

This tour is a wonderful opportunity to explore the richness of Egyptian history and culture by visiting the luxurious Abdeen Palace.

With professional tour guides, as part of Cairo Day Tours, explaining the history and significance of the palace, visitors gain a deep understanding of Egypt's heritage and the unique experience that Abdeen Palace offers.


Private transportation services from your hotel by Cairo Top Tours to the Abdeen Palace and return.

Transports are done privately using an air-conditioned vehicle during all Egypt Day Tours.

All taxes and service charges of your Cairo Day tours are covered within the tour price.

Free bottled mineral water during the Day Trip.

Certified tour guide to accompany you during the Day Tour to Abdeen Palace in Cairo.


Any extras not mentioned in our itinerary.

Tipping for the staff during Cairo Trips is not included in the prices.

During Ramadan, tourist sites close at 3:00 pm, so the tours usually start one hour in advance.

Prices are valid during Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.


Meet our representative at your hotel or anywhere in Cairo to be transferred to one of the most remarkable sites in the heart of Cairo, the area where the Abdeen Palace is standing as a witness to serious events that happened in the history of Egypt during the Ottoman period in Egypt for almost 1 century. Upon arrival, you will see the building that was built during the reign of Mohamed Ali, and although it is not such a large building worldwide, it is a tall monument. It is even compared to the importance of the Alabaster Mosque of Mohamed Ali inside the Citadel of Saladin.

During your day tour to Abdeen Palace in Cairo, you will witness a luxurious and elegant building that although it is used as an administrative headquarters, does not leave aside the design work carried out by Egyptian, Turkish, Italian, and French architects. Being at the head of its construction Khedive Ismail. Numerous weapons are given to President Mubarak. In addition, a group of ancient weapons and excellent decorations received by illustrious characters and the royal family in Egypt are exhibited inside the Museum of Abdeen.

This building is located above Qasr el-Nil Street, in the east center of Cairo. In the Old Cairo neighborhood of Abdeen. This is equally one of the official residences and main workplace of the president of the country, on the ground floor the museums are located. A big mansion owned by Abdeen Bey was at the same place and that's why the palace took the name Abdeen Palace, it is one of the most sumptuous palaces in the world with regard to paintings, ornaments, and clocks distributed in its halls, even many of them are decorated with pure gold.

Transfer back to your hotel or any drop-off location after you finish your Cairo trips. Ask the tour guide if you would like to stop for lunch or even a snack and he will recommend some of the best places within Cairo.

You can also browse our infinite Cairo Day Trips for the Best tours in Cairo!


1 Person

$100 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$75 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$60 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$55 Per Person

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Abdeen Palace is a historic royal palace located in Cairo, Egypt, known for its grand architecture and significant historical importance.

Yeah, we have a tour of Abedine Palace. Abdeen Palace is a historic site in Cairo, and some tours may include it as one of the attractions to visit, while others may not.

If you are interested in visiting Abdeen Palace as part of your Cairo Day Tour, I recommend checking with the tour operator or reviewing the tour description to see if it is mentioned as one of the destinations. Additionally, you can inquire about the specific sites and attractions included in the tour when booking to ensure that Abdeen Palace is part of the itinerary if that is your preference.

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Abdeen Palace is a historic royal palace located in the heart of Cairo, Egypt. It has a rich and storied history, closely associated with the country's monarchy and political developments. Here's an overview of the history of Abdeen Palace:

Construction and Origins: The construction of Abdeen Palace began in 1863 during the rule of Khedive Ismail Pasha, a prominent ruler of Egypt under Ottoman and later British suzerainty. The palace was built on the site of a former garden owned by Abdeen Bey, hence its name. It was designed by French architect Léon Rousseau and is known for its opulent architecture, blending various European styles.

Royal Residence: Abdeen Palace initially served as a royal residence, hosting visiting dignitaries and foreign guests. It was a luxurious and grand palace, featuring intricate decorations, ornate furniture, and valuable artwork.

Political Significance: Abdeen Palace played a pivotal role in Egypt's political history. It was the site where important political meetings and decisions took place. The palace witnessed key events during the reign of various Egyptian rulers, including Khedive Ismail, King Farouk, and President Gamal Abdel Nasser.

British Occupation: During the British occupation of Egypt in the early 20th century, Abdeen Palace served as a de facto British Embassy. This period marked a significant shift in Egypt's political landscape, leading to the country's eventual independence in 1952.

Modern Use: Today, Abdeen Palace is part of a complex that includes multiple buildings and museums. The main building, known as the Abdeen Royal Museum, houses a vast collection of historical artifacts and memorabilia. The museum is a repository of Egypt's modern history and contains items such as King Farouk's personal belongings, medals, and more.

Presidential Residence: The palace has also served as the official residence of Egypt's presidents since the time of President Anwar Sadat. It is used for state functions, ceremonies, and hosting foreign dignitaries.

Historical Tours: Visitors can tour Abdeen Palace to explore its architecture and learn about its role in Egypt's history. The museum allows you to step back in time and gain insights into the monarchy and modern history of Egypt.

The booked activities within Hurghada will rarely require you to have your passport with you, but keep a copy with you. Other tours, such as Luxor or Cairn tours, would require you to have your passport with you.

Yes, day tours to Abdeen Palace are available for tourists in Cairo, Egypt. Abdeen Palace is an iconic historic landmark in Cairo, serving as a former royal residence and now functioning as a museum.

We offer excursions to Abdeen Palace as part of their itineraries. These tours typically provide insights into the history of the palace, its architectural significance, and a glimpse into the opulent lifestyle of Egypt's royal family.

Visitors can explore the palace's grand halls, lavishly decorated rooms, collections of artifacts, royal memorabilia, and historical artifacts. The palace offers a fascinating look into Egypt's history and the lives of its rulers.


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