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Life returns to 1800s palace in Egypt

The Egyptian authorities are preparing to reopen the palace of Mohammed Ali Pasha in the Shubra area, north of Cairo, after extensive restoration works.
Laborers clean chandeliers during the restoration of Mohammed Ali Shubra Palace, Cairo, Egypt, Sept. 12, 2019.

CAIRO — The Egyptian authorities announced that it will soon open the palace of Mohammed Ali Pasha in the Shubra area after putting the finishing touches on the restoration works, which began in August 2017.

On Nov. 14, Egyptian Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly, accompanied by Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled al-Anani, inspected “the finishing touches on the restoration works at the Mohammed Ali Pasha Palace in Shubra, in preparation for its near opening.”

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