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Cairo Day Tour to Baron Empain Palace and Abdeen Palace

Price Starting From : $80

 Cairo day tour to Baron Empain Palace and Abdeen Palace

Try our Cairo Top Tours services throughout your Cairo Stopover Tours to see the buildings of endless importance in the modern history of Egypt

The tour includes all transfers from anywhere in Cairo and returns back with a professional tour guide and a special vehicle to be private during Egypt day tours, See the Abdeen Palace, where the seat of government was between 1872 and 1952.

The Tour to Baron Empain Palace and Abdeen Palace in Cairo takes almost 8 hours from when you will be met to when the time you are dropped off after finishing your tours in Cairo. Check out more of our Cairo Trips that cover the best sightseeing in Cairo! 

The tour, within Cairo Governorate, provides visitors with a rich cultural experience where they can explore the beauty and history of the palaces and understand the depths of Egyptian heritage. Local tour guides provide detailed guidance on the art, history, and culture of these two fascinating destinations, enriching visitors' experience and broadening their insight into Egypt's heritage.

Inclusion

Private transportation from your hotel and back again by Cairo Top Tours services.

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

All taxes and service charges of your Cairo Day Tours.

Free bottled mineral water during Cairo Excursions.

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

Exclusion

Any extras not mentioned in our itinerary.

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

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

 

Enjoy a highly informative Cairo day tour to Baron Empain Palace and Abdeen Palace from our range of Cairo day trips to get to see Baron Empain's own residence, which adopted a unique architectural style from South Asia, as Alexander Marcel, a French architect and member of the prestigious French Institute, was commissioned by Empain to build a Hindu-style palace and the area where the Abdeen Palace is standing as a witness of serious of events happened in the history of Egypt during the Ottoman period in Egypt for almost 1 century.

Upon meeting up with Cairo Top Tours representative, you will be transferred to enjoy one of the best Cairo trips as you will have a detailed introduction to Egypt passing through all the epochs till you arrive at Abdeen Palace to witness the classical art of the era of the Ottoman occupation in Egypt and see the Indian influences that are clear evidence of the perfect architecture. Have a lunch break if you like and transfer to the area known as Abdeen to visit the palace from where the government was ruling Egypt under the authority of the Ottoman Empire between 1872 and 1952 when the Egyptian revolution took place by a group of army men who were called the free officers, and Egypt became a republic since that time after being ruled by foreigners for more than 1400 years since the time of the Macedonian origin leader, Alexander the Great.

Transfer back to your hotel or any preferred drop-off location after your Cairo Day Tours are over.

Price

1 Person

$110 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$95 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$90 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$80 Per Person

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Egypt is a significant nation with numerous must-see attractions. It is best to join a guided day tour if you want to see all of the highlights, including the Baron Empain Palace and Abdeen Palace. By doing this, you can be sure that you won't miss any of this fascinating nation's top attractions.

Yes, many Cairo Day Tours include visits to local markets as part of their itineraries. Cairo is known for its vibrant and bustling markets, and exploring them can be a fantastic cultural experience. Some of the popular markets that may be included in Cairo Day Tours are:

   Khan El Khalili Market: This historic market in Old Cairo is famous for its labyrinthine alleyways, where you can shop for traditional crafts, jewelry, spices, textiles, and more. It's also a great place to soak in the local atmosphere.

   Spice Market (Souq al-Ataba): As the name suggests, this market specializes in spices and herbs. You can find a wide variety of aromatic spices, dried fruits, and other culinary delights.

   Wekalet El-Balah Market: Known for textiles and clothing, this market offers a range of fabrics, garments, and traditional Egyptian clothing.

   Al-Ghuri Complex: This area hosts traditional folk performances and often has craft and souvenir stalls nearby, making it a lively stop on some tours.

The palace has a special kind of staircase that goes in a circle, like a spiral, and there is also a special machine called an elevator that can take you to all the different floors of the palace, even the basement. On the first floor of the palace, there is a special room where people can wait, a room where people eat their meals, and a special room where people play a game called billiards. On the next floor up, there are four special rooms, and each room has its own special balcony and bathroom.

The Baron Empain Palace, also known as the Qasr Al-Baron, is an iconic architectural gem located in Heliopolis, a suburb of Cairo, Egypt. The palace has a fascinating history.

Construction: The palace was constructed between 1907 and 1911 by Belgian millionaire Baron Édouard Empain. Baron Empain was a prominent industrialist and financier who invested heavily in various business ventures, including the development of the Heliopolis area in Cairo.

Architectural Marvel: The palace was designed by French architect Alexandre Marcel, who was known for his work in the Art Nouveau style. The palace's architecture is a striking blend of European and Oriental influences, featuring domes, minarets, and intricate decorative details.

Innovative Features: At the time of its construction, the palace was equipped with several innovative features, including central heating, a built-in vacuum cleaning system, and advanced communication systems. These features reflected Baron Empain's vision of creating a luxurious and modern residence.

Occupancy: Baron Empain never resided in the palace himself but rather used it as a guesthouse for visiting friends and dignitaries. The palace was also occasionally used for social gatherings and events.

Restoration: Over the years, the palace fell into a state of disrepair. However, in recent years, there have been efforts to restore the palace to its former glory. The restoration project aimed to preserve its unique architectural features and historical significance.

Public Access: The Baron Empain Palace is now open to the public, allowing visitors to explore its architectural beauty and historical context. The interior of the palace is often used for exhibitions and cultural events.

We are here to assist you with all of your impulsive trip plans. We understand that in order to have a good trip, the first and most crucial step is to arrange every detail. With the assistance of Cairo Top Tours, you will be able to gain an insider's perspective on Egypt's most famous tourist destinations and the extraordinary experiences that await you.

Yes, tourists can visit the Baron Empain Palace, also known as the Heliopolis Palace, in Cairo, Egypt. This historic landmark is an architectural gem located in the Heliopolis district.

While the palace had undergone periods of neglect and limited access, it was undergoing restoration and renovations to reopen it to the public for guided tours and cultural events. The palace's unique architecture, blending various architectural styles including Indian, Islamic, and European influences, makes it an intriguing site for visitors interested in history and architecture.

Visitors are usually required to adhere to certain dress codes and behavior guidelines while visiting these historical sites.

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