Amir Taz Palace [Photo Courtesy: Ministry of Antiquities official Facebook page] Amir Taz Palace [Photo Courtesy: Ministry of Antiquities official Facebook page]

Min. of Antiquities starts renovating Al-Amir Taz Palace

Wed, Dec. 13, 2017
CAIRO – 13 December 2017: Ministry of Antiquities started renovation work at Amir Taz Palace and Sadat House as part of the national initiative for restoring 100 historical buildings in Cairo which was launched in 2015 by the Ministry of Antiquities.

Mohamed Abdel Aziz, Historical Cairo project general manager stated in a Ministry of Antiquities official press statement that the Ministry of Antiquities will be financing the project.

Amir Taz Palace is one of the most stunning historical palaces of Medieval Cairo; it was constructed by Prince Saif al-Din Taz in 1352. Currently, it is used for hosting cultural and artistic events.

Al-Sadat House is one of Cairo’s historical houses; it was constructed by Sheikh Mohamed el-Sadat in 1754. Its architectural style was influenced by the Ottomans.
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