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Royal Jewelry Museum

21 Ahmed Yehia Street | Zizinia, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
+20 3 5828348
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Great old Palace full of artwork and jewels

Amazingly beautiful old palace (So nice you have to wear shoe covers to protect the mosaic and wood... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
empressginger
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Luxor, Egypt
Because who won't like to see fine jewellery?!

In fact visiting this place is like getting into a time capsule that will take you back to one of... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
HebaEssam
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Alexandria, Egypt
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21 Ahmed Yehia Street | Zizinia, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazingly beautiful old palace (So nice you have to wear shoe covers to protect the mosaic and wood inlay floors.) The ceilings, staircases, tiled walls, stained glass windows, and all are fabulous works of art. Then there is all that beautiful and historic gold, silver,...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

In fact visiting this place is like getting into a time capsule that will take you back to one of the most belle époques of the whole world. The museum is hosted in a palace that stands for the miraculous architectural heritage that the city...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2018

I didn't expect to find this early 20th Century Residence of the late Fatma Haider such an incredible Architectural Miracle. Beautiful Fresco, Stained Glass and Wood work and other Interior Design beauties. The display showed Mohamed Aly Pacha's notorious Collier seen on all artwork showing...More

Thank Ashraf S
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The museum is an old villa for a lady from the royal family that used to rule egypt. The belongings of the royal family is just amazing and the decoration of the villa is stunning. The surprising thing is that all this beauty belongs to...More

Thank Egyptiano333
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful palace Wonderful jewelery and paintings Arabic and English explanation Friendly staff Affordable tickets Photography allowed (separate charge) Well maintained Open all days 9am to 4pm

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

the amazing thing, is that there is a saying that these are very small % of the Original Jewelries! cheap ticket for entrance, they will give you foot cover to wear on your choose, special tickets for photographing and taking photos. lots of information are...More

Thank Sameh B
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We have to drive little bit some time to reach but it worth it. It exhibits one of the princess house which latter became a museum with beautiful and amazing collection of jewelry such as crowns, gold pins, swords, gold with diamond comb.,,.,it deserve to...More

Thank FATIMA-SOLIMAN
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

about 2 hours visit to the place to see the rare pieces of jewelry of the Egyptian Royal family. Very special collection. Cameras are allowed for certain fees.

Thank mzelabdeen
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Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

This was one of my favorite places to see while I was in Alex. The jewels and other pieces are stunning, but my favorite part was the sets of stained glass doors that link the passageway between the sides of the palace. They portray a...More

Thank sylviaroland
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Sadly i wouldn't waste much time there, its poorly put together, and i believe the best pieces that used to be in the museum were looted after 2011

Thank Tarek307
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How long would a visit to this museum take? One hour will be OK Should I have the taxi driver wait for me while I visit the museum? No u don't have to, the area is very busy and u can take another taxi easily just walk to... More
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