Heliopolis

All you need to know about Sultan Hussein Kamel Palace in Heliopolis

Mon, 15 Feb 2021 - 01:48 GMT

Sultan Hussein Kamel took power in a dangerous period in the history of Egypt between 1914 and 1917, when Britain had imposed martial law on Egypt during the First World War.

What do you know about Basilica of the Holy Virgin?

Mon, 08 Feb 2021 - 04:08 GMT

Controversy arose on social media platforms over the construction of the Heliopolis Bridge, claiming that the bridge would affect the historic Basilica of the Holy Virgin in which Baron Empain was buried in Heliopolis.

Upgrading services: Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities removes backyard Kiosk of Baron Palace

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 02:45 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is working to implement their vision for the development of tourism and archaeological areas and sites.

Baron Palace safe & secure: Assistant Minister of Tourism & Antiquities

Tue, 26 Jan 2021 - 02:48 GMT

Baron Palace, located in Heliopolis, is one of the most important projects in Greater Cairo, which has regained its splendor and beauty.

Egyptian President follows up on road projects in Cairo

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 - 03:15 GMT

Sisi urged sticking to preventive measures amid the coronavirus pandemic, for the safety of all workers in the construction sites.

41 ambassadors to Egypt attend gala dinner in Baron Empain Palace on July 21

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 12:31 GMT

Some 41 ambassadors in Cairo from all over the world attended the gala dinner held on July 21 by Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani at the Baron Empain Palace garden in Heliopolis.

Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. extends visiting hours to Baron Empain Palace

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 02:47 GMT

Due to the high turnout witnessed by the Baron Empain Palace, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities decided to extend the exceptional visiting hours to the palace.

Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. issues booklet for children about Baron Palace

Mon, 06 Jul 2020 - 12:24 GMT

The booklet acquaints the children with the great effort exerted by the Egyptian state to restore the historical palace, encouraging them to learn about their country’s history and heritage.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism& Antiquities releases ‘Heliopolis Tale’ booklet narrating Baron Palace history

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 08:25 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities released cultural book entitled ‘’Heliopolis Tale’’ in both Arabic and English on the side-lines of the inauguration of ‘’ Heliopolis, sun city’’ exhibition in Baron Palace.

Know the ticket prices, time-frame of visits to Baron Empain Palace

Tue, 30 Jun 2020 - 03:05 GMT

The historical Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis is now officially open for visits. The breath-taking palace witnessed a comprehensive restoration process to return to its original state when it was established in the 19th century.

Who is Baron Empain, founder of historic Baron Palace in Cairo?

Mon, 29 Jun 2020 - 03:48 GMT

Belgian millionaire Baron Édouard Louis Joseph Empain came to Egypt from India at the end of the 19th century, a few months after the opening of the Suez Canal.

VIDEO: Egypt’s Tourism & Antiquities Min. inspects Baron Empain Palace for grand opening

Wed, 17 Jun 2020 - 06:06 GMT

The inspection tour comes within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan for the archeological openings during the upcoming period.

In Pics: Baron Empain Palace ready for visitors by end of March

Mon, 16 Mar 2020 - 04:10 GMT

Baron Empain Palace is a historical landmark that is located in one of the most prestigious districts in Cairo; Heliopolis.

For 1st time in Egypt: cultivating plants on Heliopolis' bridges

Mon, 20 Jan 2020 - 09:53 GMT

"Trees are also planted on the Family Court Square Bridge, which was established to ease traffic congestion," Mohamed Faisal, head of the company.

Anani: Baron Palace will be fully renovated in Dec.

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 - 03:24 GMT

Anani pointed out that the palace will contain an exhibition that depicts the history of Heliopolis since it was the Egyptian capital until today.

Pics: Sisi inspects road, bridge constructions in Heliopolis

Fri, 08 Nov 2019 - 02:30 GMT

President Sisi shed light on the necessity of completing these megaprojects on time to facilitate the living conditions for Heliopolis residents

Sewers 'functioning,' but rainwater surpasses capacity: Sanitation Co.

Wed, 23 Oct 2019 - 11:13 GMT

All storm sewers “work well,” but the traffic crisis that occurred Tuesday night in eastern Cairo resulted from the large amount of rain that fell in such a short period of time, said the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Egypt to inaugurate largest metro station in Middle East Sunday

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 - 02:29 GMT

Heliopolis metro station, the largest in the Middle East, will be inaugurated Sunday in Cairo, after the completion of its construction works.

Egypt, Belgium sign LE16M agreement to renovate Baron Palace

Thu, 12 Sep 2019 - 02:16 GMT

Egypt and Belgium signed an agreement worth LE 16 million to restore and re-employ the Baron Empain Palace as part of the Belgian debt swap.

Implementation of Heliopolis metro station completed: NAT

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 11:52 GMT

The National Authority for Tunnels announced completing the implementation of Heliopolis metro station on the third line linking Heliopolis with Nozha and 10th of Ramadan station.

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