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Footage shows historic Baron Empain Palace as restoration works near completion

The restoration of the Baron Empain Palace in the Egyptian suburb of Heliopolis near Cairo has nearly been completed. The Arab Contractors Company, commissioned by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and the Engineering Corps of the Armed Forces, began the restoration of the palace in 2017. According to the Ministry of Antiquities, 90 percent of the renovation has reportedly been completed, including the structural consolidation of the roofs and the restoration of the facades' decorative elements. The project reportedly cost 100 million Egyptian pounds ($6 million/€5.4 million).

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