Egypt’s Committee of Islamic & Coptic Antiquities approves restoration project of Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace

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Sat, 15 Aug 2020 - 08:45 GMT

File: Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace.

File: Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace.

 

 

 

CAIRO - 15 August 2020 : Egypt’s project of restoration and re-employment of the palace of Sultan Hussein Kamel was approved by Permanent Committee of Islamic and Coptic Antiquities.

 

The palace was built during the reign of Hussein Kamel before ascending the throne.

 

This restoration project is tailor made to make the palace serves as a center for the development of creativity and youth entrepreneurship as well as to be part of the Panorama Baron Empain’s palace.

 

 Sultan Hussein Kamel palace which is located in Heliopolis district is facing Baron Palace.

 

 

 

The palace was then attributed to Sultana Malak, who was his second wife of Circassian origin; he married her in 1886 AD.

 

In 1908 French architect Alexandre Marcel in designed the palace. 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Osama Talaat, Head of the Islamic, Coptic and Jewish Antiquities Sector, explained that the project will be implemented in cooperation with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology within the Egyptian Telecom Company’s social responsibility program.

 

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