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Presidential Palace, Khartoum

2.6
#12 of 20 in Things to do in Khartoum
Architectural Building · Tourist Spot
Built under a British governor, Presidential Palace now serves as the formal house of the head of state. Tour the colonial building, explore its large garden, and don't miss the impressive car collection kept here. Before trying to take a photo, check with the guards to see if you have permission. Use our Khartoum travel planner to visit Presidential Palace on your trip to Khartoum, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I been here from Nile street but I couldn’t go inside. Army and police is on every entrance on both side.  more »
  • TA should correct the title for this: it’s the REPUBLICAN PALACE MUSEUM. I’m interested in history and the museum helped me understand a little about Sudanese history although the information was...  more »
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  • historical place we wait for it to open for people to visit
  • A residence of English governors during colonial times. Then - a residence of the Presidents of the Sudanese Republic. The building represents the English colonial style, and is included in the list of the Sudanese Heritage - candidates to be listed as World Heritage. Is not open for public currently. The previous building was completely destroyed during the Mahdi's rebellion, after rebels killed here Gen. Charles Gordon (Gordon Pasha), and re-built after taking back Sudan under English-Egyptian rule in the very end of the XXX century.

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