the city of Cairo from the Citadel, Gohara
Palace (“Jewel Palace” in Arabic)
was where Muhammad Ali and his successors
received foreign dignitaries and other guests.
The museum preserves some historic furniture
in the throne room and a bedroom, and portraits
of the political players of the era line
the walls. Labels are in Arabic and English.
Open daily, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Included in general admission to the Citadel
BY BUS: Bus numbers 174 and 173 stop at Midan Salah ad-Din, in front of the
BY TAXI: Ask for “al-a’-ah”
is not wheelchair accessible
are not provided.
ALLOWED. To acquire images from the museums
collections, see Rules
and Regulations for Museum Photography.