The opulent palace of Abdin Bey became government seat and witnessed many historical events of Egypt which make Abdeen Palace Museum a prime choice for being a historic palace that was restored and preserved by Egypt Tourism.
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The palace was built on Abdin Bey, a small mansion which belonged to an Ottoman Turkish nobleman. Khedive Ismail Pasha started the construction on 1863 which took nearly 10 years to complete. It became Government seat and main residence for royals in 1872. However, the place was inaugurated in 1974 making it official.
In 1980s, President Hosni Mubarak started the restoration process of the palace only to be interrupted by earthquake. The museum was finally restored and established in December 2004 as museum for historical documents.
The palace has 500 suites decorated with adornments, paintings, and clocks scattered in the parlors and wings, most of which are decorated with pure gold.
Upper floors are reserved for foreign dignitaries for their visiting stays.
Lower floors are totally held as Museum. Museums room are divided into 5 sections such as:
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