Let check out countries in Africa that has the most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa. These presidential palaces are commonly referred to official residential houses, presidential palaces. Not all the countries do call their official resident “palace” some countries named them “Government House”, “presidential villa”, “State House”, “Executive Mansion”, etc.
This building can’t be compared to the billionaire’s mansion because of the power and the official bodies living in the official resident houses i.e “presidential palaces”. What will make you identified presidential palaces easily: Firstly the Security, not just security man that other billionaires mansion got, the security are police, military, navy and other security bodies. Next, the entrance with “Presidential Villa” and the structure of the building will direct tells you that this is not just a mansion but president palaces.
Let check the Top 7 most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa, here we go;
Abdeen Palace (Cairo, Egypt)
On the spot we have the Egypt presidential villa known as “Abdeen Palace“ this presidential palace was located above Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern Downtown Cairo, Egypt. Abdeen Palace is a historic Cairo palace which has 500 suites and is the official residence and main office of the President of Egypt.
The Unity Palace (Yaounde, Cameroon)
The Unity Palace, Cameroon is on the second spots of the official resident this palace was built with towering pillars that holds its walls, pleasant surroundings and verdant greenery around it, the Unity Palace is a striking work of art, The President of Cameroon has been using the palace since November 6, 1982, and located in the region Etoudi, Yaounde, it is the presidential palace of the President of Cameroon.
State House of Namibia (Windhoek, Namibia)
The third palace is State House of the Republic of Namibia. this palace was constructed on an elevated platform and bordered by a two-kilometer-long steel fence with dark-glassed towers and large guard rooms is a castle, or better still, stronghold. Located in Auasblick suburb of Windhoek and cover 25 hectares of land. The State House of Namibia was designed by the North Korean company, Mansudae Overseas Projects. The report gathered that the state house building cost staggering over 400 million Namibian dollars and took approximately 66 months to construct.
Union Buildings (Pretoria, South Africa)
South Africa Union Building holds the fourth spot in the most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa. The Union Buildings was located in Pretoria and constitute a South African national heritage site. this presidential palace was built from light sandstone, were designed by the architect Sir Herbert Baker in the English monumental style and are 285m long.
Presidential Palace “Gordon’s palace” (Khartoum, Sudan)
Sudan’s presidential palace, also known as Gordon’s palace, is very historical. The palace was named from her Governor while still a British colony, Gen. Charles Gordon. Gen. Gordon was decapitated on the stairway in the northwestern corner of the palace on 26th January 1885. Since the incident, the building has continued to serve as the official residence of Sudan’s president until the year 2015 when the construction of a new palace by the Chinese has completed right next door the old palace. The new palace was officially opened on the 26th of January, 2015 – on the exact date, Charles Gordon was beheaded on the white stairs of the old palace 130 years.
Both palaces are adorned with invaluable relics, antiques, and beautiful flowers and are located on Blue Nile Street adjacent to the Palace Museum in Khartoum. The first image is the old palace, while the second is the new one. It ‘s now left for you to decide which is more beautiful; the old or the new.
Presidential Palace (Dakar, Senegal)
On the Sixth spot of the most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa. The Presidential Palace of Senegal is considered a historic house With the elegant white vintage and extensive gardens beautifying it, Presidential Palace, Dakar, Senegal, is one of the most beautiful sites in Africa. The construction of the Presidential Palace in Dakar started in 1902 by Gaston Doumergue who was then Minister of the Colonies living in St. Louis and intended staying in the capital as the governor of French West Africa at the time.
State House (Kampala, Uganda)
State House is also among the beautiful presidential palace in Africa. Located at Entebbe, 40 km south of Kampala, capital of Uganda. this building is adjacent to a ceremonial “H” shaped building that hosted the Queen of England on her visit to Uganda for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2007. State House (Kampala, Uganda) project cost at approximately $1.6 million.