It is one of Egypt's ancient palaces with a special architectural style. It was built by the Belgian millionaire Baron Edouard Empain (in French: who came to Egypt from India at the end of the nineteenth century, shortly after the opening of the Suez Canal, so he set about building a new housing project in the Cairo desert under the name “Heliopolis”), and decided to establish his own palace there, so he chose Designed in the style of Indo-European architecture by the French architect Alexandre Marcel, it was displayed during an engineering exhibition in Paris, the construction of the palace began in 1906 AD and opened in 1911 AD.Since the fifties and with the transfer of ownership of the palace, the palace began to be neglected until the Egyptian government bought it in 2005 for its archaeological and architectural value And the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities began its restoration work in 2017, which ended with its opening in 2020. The palace is currently located in the heart of Heliopolis, Cairo.