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Just from the outside

The palace seems nice from the outside. You cannot get inside! It is close to the Nile. You can... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
SeanBsb
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Brasilia, DF
Get a salute

Like most African presidential palaces, not the best place to visit, can not even walk past, and... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
davewhit2018
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

The palace seems nice from the outside. You cannot get inside! It is close to the Nile. You can take a couple of pics from the outside (remember that there aren't that many places to see in Khartoum).

1  Thank SeanBsb
Reviewed 2 August 2018

If the Sudanese people put down their tea glasses for a minute, that palace would be a beautiful parking lot, maybe leave the palms standing....

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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Like most African presidential palaces, not the best place to visit, can not even walk past, and would not want to photograph. My highlight was being driven past, where on hooting you receive a tapping salute back from the presidential guards

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

The inside could be laid out better, but there were a lot of interesting historical photos, etc. I really liked looking at the old cars they have on display...

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 2 April 2018

A great looking Palace situated between the two main Avenues in central Khartoum .Its opposite the Independence Memorial and pre dates the Gordon Of Khartoum era. Not to be photographed tho!!.

Thank GARY H
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Back in the 80's you used to be able to get near to the Palace to appreciate the building and the views, now though the closest you can get is a view from the outside of the Presidential Museum - you can't even walk along...More

Thank SamAdamstown
Reviewed 20 February 2018

While most of Khartoum is relatively stuck in the past, the Presidential Palace is the exact opposite. With a view overlooking the Nile, the Palace is definitely opulence personified (compared to the surrounding buildings).

Thank fnkmaster
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Looks grand form outside and is a part of the Nile Street tour but you cant access it nor can you take photos from the car so be careful... Just see it from the outside...

Thank ankeet_sinha
Reviewed 5 January 2018

As so often a problematic listing on Tripadvisor, as there are two Presidential Palaces both the historical one and the new building are off limits to visitors. Don't try to make photo's as soldiers standing guard can become rather aggressive. The Nile side is forbidden...More

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 24 July 2017

the building was old charge it convert to the palace now you can they convert it to the museum you will find the old cars used by different Sudanese Presidents

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