Manial Palace Museum - one of most beautiful and important historical museums in Egypt
Baku, November 30, AZERTAC
The Museum of Prince Muhammad Ali’s Palace in Manial is one of the most beautiful and important historical museums in Egypt.
The museum expresses an important period in the history of modern Egypt and is unique by its architectural design which combines the Islamic style with the various artistic schools that passed through the land of Egypt such as the Mamluk school. It also includes some levant, Moroccan and Andalusian motifs, and the Persian spirit as well as the Ottoman were popular in it. It is considered a comprehensive art school for various elements of Islamic arts.
The building harmonises between a number of Islamic architectural traditions.
The palace of Prince Muhammad Ali Tawfik was established between 1319- 1348 AH/ 1900-1929 AD and consists of an outer wall that surrounds the entrance to the palace.
The Manial Palace Museum consists of the reception area, the clock tower, the Sabil, the mosque, the hunting museum, living quarters, the throne hall, the private museum, and the golden hall, in addition to the wonderful garden surrounding the palace.