Heliopolis means the “City of the Sun” in ancient Greek.
This came after Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities submitted integrated files that shed light on the archaeological and artistic importance of these sites.
The trips came in line with the "Know Your Country" initiative launched by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in December 2020 to promote domestic tourism and raise touristic and archaeological awareness among citizens.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities provides integrated cultural experience for Baron Palace visitors.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism&antiquities is performing maintenance work on walls of external terraces surrounding Baron Palace.
The Museum of Islamic Art, in cooperation with the Baron Empain Palace in Heliopolis, continues the activities of two art exhibitions entitled "Treasures of Lead" and "From Bab el-Khalq to Heliopolis.
The Cultural Development and Community Communication Department of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities organized a guided tour for a number of visually-impaired youths at the Baron Palace in Heliopolis, in cooperation with Ain Misr Association.
The exceptional working hours of the Baron Palace, which had been approved by Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enany will expire on July 15, and the regular opening time, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., will be applied.
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities released cultural book entitled ‘’Heliopolis Tale’’ in both Arabic and English on the side-lines of the inauguration of ‘’ Heliopolis, sun city’’ exhibition in Baron Palace.
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi officially inaugurated Baron Palace on June 29.
The news was announced by Presidency Spokesperson Bassam Radi.
Anany visited the historical Palace on Sunday, February 9 to check on the final restoration work of the palace before its inauguration which is scheduled to take place this month.
Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Khaled al-Anani, said on Monday that the ministry has completed 95 percent of the Baron Palace restoration project.
The Ministry of Antiquities will soon complete the facilities for a number of archaeological museums, which are scheduled to launch during 2019.
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The Ministry of Antiquities denied the news about putting the 108-year old Indian-inspired mansion.
Antiquities Minister Khaled el Anani said about 50 percent of the project for renovating Baron Palace in the Cairo suburb of Heliopolis was finalized.
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Former Egyptian minister of Culture Farouk Hosny made a surprise announcement that Qatar had tried buy Baron Empain Palace.
The Arab contractors company in cooperation with the Armed forces authorities and the Ministry of Antiquities started to perform the renovation and development work pertaining Baron Palace.