Photo shows view of small boats on the shoreline, with the Palace of Ras el-Tin in the background.<BR><BR> Ras el Tin palace, located in Alexandria, Egypt, enjoys an outstanding historical position since it is one of few palaces that witnessed the initiation of Muhammad Ali's dynasty. It was also where the departure of the ex-monarch Farouk, the family's last heir, took place. Building activities began in 1834, taking eleven years, until it was completed in 1845. However, complementary work and establishment of additional wings continued until 1847 when it was officially inaugurated. Learn More
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