Al montazah palace Montaza Palace
is a palace in the Montaza district of Alexandria, Egypt. It was built in 1892 by Abbas II, the last ruler of Egypt and Sudan to hold the title of Khedive. Constructed on a low plateau and overlooking a beautiful beach, surrounded by parks and forests. This palace, a grand structure built in a mixture of Turkish and Florentine styles, been the summer house of the ancient royal family, it ’ s composed of many buildings of which haramlec was the most important. The surface of the palace and surrounding forests is 370 feddans. “ Palestine Hotel “ been constructed near the palace and haramlec became a luxury hotel.
Ras-el-tin Palace Ras el–Tin palace,
located in Alexandria, Egypt, is one of the official residences of the President of Egypt. The palace enjoys an outstanding historical position since it is one of few palaces that witnessed the initiation of Muhammad Ali’s dynasty. It was also where the departure of the former king Farouk took place. A number of foreign engineers, among others, Yezi Bek, his assistant La Vial and Mrs. Le Veroige, were assigned for the construction of the palace. Building activities began in 1834, taking eleven years, until it was completed in 1845. However, complementary work and establishment of additional wings continued until 1847 when it was officially inaugurated.
Clic Alexandria : The
Pearl Of The Mediterranean The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern; its ambiance and cultural heritage distance it from the rest of the country although it is only 225 km. from Cairo. with a population of 4.1 million, extending about 32 km (20 mi) along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in the north central part of the country; it is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast. It is Egypt's largest seaport, serving approximately 80% of Egypt's imports and exports. Alexandria is also an important tourist resort. It is home to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (the new Library of Alexandria). It is an important industrial centre because of its natural gas and oil pipelines from Suez. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria became the capital of Graco-Roman Egypt; its status as a beacon of culture is symbolized by Pharos, the legendry lighthouse that was one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
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