Palaces, Villas and Castles

Sumptuous Ras el-Tin Palace

Sumptuous Ras el-Tin Palace was once a summer escape for Egypt’s sultans when the desert heat of Cairo got too much to bear. It’s also the famed location where King Farouk – Egypt’s last king – officially abdicated in 1952 before sailing out of Alexandria’s harbor and into exile in Italy.

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