The joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working in Al-Matariya (Heliopolis) succeeded in discovering granite stone blocks from the era of King Khufu in the Temple of the Sun.
Egypt discovers blocks dating back to Khufu's reign at the open-air museum of Matariya
Heliopolis means the “City of the Sun” in ancient Greek.
The Bicycle Marathon, organized by the Heliopolis Library, will launch on March 18 at 7 a.m.
Since its reopening in 2020, many visitors flocked to the ancient architectural masterpiece.
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.
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.
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, located in Heliopolis, is one of the most important projects in Greater Cairo, which has regained its splendor and beauty.
Sisi urged sticking to preventive measures amid the coronavirus pandemic, for the safety of all workers in the construction sites.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The inspection tour comes within the framework of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan for the archeological openings during the upcoming period.
Baron Empain Palace is a historical landmark that is located in one of the most prestigious districts in Cairo; Heliopolis.
"Trees are also planted on the Family Court Square Bridge, which was established to ease traffic congestion," Mohamed Faisal, head of the company.
Anani pointed out that the palace will contain an exhibition that depicts the history of Heliopolis since it was the Egyptian capital until today.