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El Amir Taz Palace

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Address: 27 El Seyoufeya St. El Khalifa, Cairo 11511, Egypt
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Al Saufeya street

This Memluk palace is located at the beginning of AL Saufeya street that takes you to Bab Zuweile. It is a path should be walked to involve Medieval Cairo... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 January 2017
Sevket K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This Memluk palace is located at the beginning of AL Saufeya street that takes you to Bab Zuweile. It is a path should be walked to involve Medieval Cairo and authentic Cairo lifestyle.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This isn't on the usual tourist trail, but if you want to get off the beaten path, this is a beautiful example of a Mamluk palace. As of November 2016, there was a Mamluk exhibit and an exhibit of paintings ongoing. No fee to enter. Restrooms available on site.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

Amir Taz Palace The palace lies the ancient region of the Caliph in Cairo Citadel Street Alseufep branching from Saliba Street. Established by the owner Prince Sayf al-Din Taz bin Qtgaj, one of the princes prominent in the era of the Mamluk State Marine, which began to show his name during the reign of good Ismail ibn al-Nasir Muhammad (1343... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

I've been to that place, you can organise some events in this palace not to mention that some cultural events already take place in the palace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

CDF.gov.eg organise regular events in Prince Taz palace specially in Ramadan. Most events are concerts, performances or traditional products bazar. The palace reflects the typical Islamic mamluk architecture. In addition, the neighborhood has several monuments from the same era.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2013

This site is entirely free and open to the public: there is no fee or expected baksheesh. The guards at the entrance may ask to check your bags, but that's about it. The site would originally have been a large complex of buildings built around 1352 for a Mamluk amir (a high government official at the time) and his household.... More 

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