The Baron Empain Palace (Arabic: قصر البارون إمبان, "Qasr el Baron Emban"), better known as Le Palais Hindou (literally, The Hindu Palace), is a distinctive and historic Hindu temple inspired mansion in Heliopolis, a suburb northeast of central Cairo, Egypt. It was founded by Edward Louis Joseph Empain, a Belgian businessman who was awarded the title of "Baron" by the King of Belgium.
|Baron Empain Palace|
|Former names||Baron Empain|
|Location||Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt|
|Completed||Early 20th century|
|Design and construction|
The palace was designed by an architect named Alexandre Marcel who was born in Belgium. The palace was decorated by Georges-Louis Claude. Inspired mostly by the Hindu temples of South India, it was built between 1907 and 1911, in reinforced concrete.
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- Baron Empain palace:  Archived 2012-10-22 at the Wayback Machine
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- Alexandre Marcel:  Archived 2012-03-04 at the Wayback Machine
- Une définition élargie du patrimoine
- La "Villa Hindoue"
- "Baron Empain Palace". egymonuments.gov.eg. Retrieved 2020-07-11.