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Explore the fascinating palace of Alexandria, 'Montaza Palace.' Located at the eastern edge of the north coast of Egypt, it features a beautiful overlook of Al Montaza Gulf with a beach of the Mediterranean Sea. Built in the nineteenth and twentieth century, the mansion consists of two more palaces with a manicured garden, astonishing museum and five beaches for swimming named Vanessa, Cleopatra, Semiramis, Aida and a private beach of Hotel Helnan Palestine. Spread in the vast area of three hundred and sixty acres, the Montaza Palace allures every visitor towards its marvel and splendid beauty.
Insights of Montaza Palace
Covering about more than half of the palace's area, the Royal Garden captivates every viewer to its bright, fragrant flowers and lush green verdant. It features a huge collection of selective plants and trees including the rare species of Palm trees, Catania, Carlota, huge boots and Zamia. Apart from these, it also possesses Ropilia, Anthurium, Holiry, Victoria, and Araliaceae. Having close proximity to the beach of the Mediterranean Sea, the garden allures its visitors with pleasantly blowing cool breeze and mesmerising surroundings.
Older than the other places of Montaza, the Salalek Palace is a hunting lodge. The former residence of royal families of Alexandria have turned into a luxurious hotel for tourists now.
Built in the year 1932 by King Fuad, the Al Haramlik Palace is famous as the Montazah Royal Garden' along with its wide lawn. Featuring two tall towers, the Bellevue serves an astonishing seaside view during the summer season. The grandeur and unique architecture depicts the seamless fusion of Florentine and Turkish style. Al Haramlik Palace is now turned into a casino and a royal museum highlighting masterpieces and artworks which traces the glorified history of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty.
How to Get Tickets?
Reserving your entry in advance will save your time and money. Click on the link provided on our website and book your tickets with the best new deals. However, you can also buy the tickets through the ticket counter available at the destination spot.
How To Get Around?
Explore the Montaza Palace on foot.
What Should I Wear?
Pack the apparels which protect you from the heat. Sunscreen and sunglasses are a must. Cotton tees and capris offer leisure in summer months. Being located in an Islamic country, Alexandria is highly conscious when it comes to its dressing sense; especially for the females. Try to dress decently. Prefer to carry long sleeved dresses and tops and knee-length skirts. A beautiful choker, a pretty ring, and a tiny pair of earrings will make you look perfect. Wear comfortable shoes or flat sandals as you'll need to walk a lot. Avoid wearing high heels as it is not suitable for pedestrian excursions. If you are planning to travel in the winter months, sweaters and jackets are the must. Dark colour overcoats are versatile and can be paired with light shade outfits. Moreover, you may add Scarf, sunglasses and floppy hats in your luggage.
Best Time to Visit
Montaza Palace opens at 8:00 am and closes till 12:00 am. Plan your trip either from September to November or March and April. The spring and autumn seasons offer a soothing climate to visit Alexandria.
Will I Need a Guide?
This website serves as the best guide for this tour with detailed and comprehensive information.
How To Get There?
Board the flight for Borg el Arab Airport and you'll directly reach Alexandria. Grab the train for Ramses Station as it is the most prominent way to get into Alexandria. The city connects its major roads to the national highway which makes the journey easy for those who travel through cars and buses domestically. Getting around the city is easy. Take taxis, trams, and buses are readily available on the significant tourists picking and propping point. Black and yellow taxis are best to travel. Trams are the cheapest mode but also slow and creaky. You can also hire self-driven vehicles for a leisure tour. Moreover, Alexandria is accessible through airplane, car, train, and bus.
Alexandria is a perfect destination spot to spend vacations with family and friends. Carry a water bottle with you throughout the excursion. Do not touch the displays and exhibits. Try to book the tickets online for the Montaza Palace as it will save your time and money. Moreover, it is advised to download the official app of Egypt Tourism in your cell phone from Google Play Store or Apple App Store. Beware of pickpockets and take care of your valuables and belongings. Do not stock all the money in one place. To prevent losing your most valuables, keep them in a safe deposit box at your hotel or apartment. Prefer to carry credit and debit cards instead of carrying cash.