Ras El- Tin Palace was founded by Muhammad Ali Pahsa on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in Alexandria,Egypt, Ras el-Tin Palace is the oldest royal Egyptian palace still in use.

 

Ras El- Tin Palace has imaginable historical breadth along Egyptian Royalty, Construction started at 1834, taking eleven years to complete design and two year for building activities.

 

It is one of few palaces in Egypt that witnessed the early 19th century initiation by Muhammad Ali Pasha Dynasty, Following the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, the palace was where the penultimate monarch of Egypt and Sudan, King Farouk, signed his abdication, and departed from Egypt in exile.

 

Ras El-Tin Palace location is very fascinating, After the Second World War, King Farouk had a marine pool built on the Mediterranean breakwater. The pool was linked to Ras Al-Teen with a narrow and long paved lane atop the breakwater, with a jeep used to pass through waves breaking over it. The adjacent pool house included a sitting room, bed chamber, fully equipped small kitchen, and rooms for staff and storing recreation and fishing gear.

 

Ras El-Tin Palace it was built on the Italian Style like Abdeen Palace the large royal Palace at Cairo, with architectural elements and ornamentation inspired by that era, it was built on a foundation of 17,000 square, and 12 acres Fig Trees Gardens, Through the reign of successive kings the complex was used as their residence and the government headquarters during the summer season.

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