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“View from distance” 2 of 5 stars
Review of King Farouk Palace

King Farouk Palace
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Owner description: This sprawling property was the summer home of controversial King Farouk who assumed power at the age of 16 in 1936.
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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107 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“View from distance”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

You can only view this from outside as you are not allowed to go in. you can click pictures from outside. luckily it was near to our hotel so didnt feel bad but otherwise waste of time

Visited April 2013
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Alexandria, Egypt
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great look from outside though”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This place has always been closed. It is a symbol of Alexandria, but nobody can visit it. The Palace is inside Montazah gardens, the most beautiful place in Alexandria and a must see for all tourists.

Visited March 2013
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2 Thank agera
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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Picture perfect”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

You cannot visit the castle itself, only the surrounding premises. Still a pretty sight and easy to take in with the nearby royal gardens.

Visited April 2013
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2 Thank SanderRuitenbeek
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New York City, New York
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119 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Out of ones dreams”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

The palace is beautiful ,looks like its made from Sand. Took pictures in front of it, not sure if one can go in; we only stopped for 30 mins. There were a beach you wouldn't want to swim in and many things to buy. Sellers are very pushie !

Visited November 2012
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2 Thank SadeNY
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Jeddah
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The palace is absolutely beautiful and situated in the Montazah Gardens. You aren't allowed to enter so you just walk around it and enjoy the beauty and take pictures.

Visited October 2012
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1 Thank Yasmin E
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