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This tour is another unique tour you can have in Cairo; throughout this tour, you will explore Baron Empain’s palace is the most prominent monument in the capital, its unique and innovative image attracting crowds of pedestrians on the road.
The palace was designed by an architect named Alexandre Marcel, born in Belgium. Georges-Louis Claude decorated the palace. Inspired mostly by the Hindu temples of South India, it was built between 1907 and 1911 in reinforced concrete.
Geoota Travel's professional and friendly tour guide will meet you at your hotel.
After a short drive, reaching the Baron Empain's Palace reflects the giant status of its owner Edward Louis Joseph Empain, a Belgian businessman. He was awarded the title "Baron" by the King of Belgium based on his economic contributions and marked a significant milestone in the urban landscape Heliopolis.
It is a distinctive and historic Hindu temple-inspired mansion that stands out in the desert landscape Heliopolis, a suburb northeast of central Cairo.
The interior design of the palace consists of three floors topped by a roof. A large garden from all sides surrounds the palace. The basement contained a residence for the palace's servants and consisted of rooms connected by corridors and doors. In contrast, the palace's roof comes as an open space on one of the towers' sides, characteristic of the Baron Palace.
Finally, the bus will be waiting to drop your return at your hotel in Cairo.
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