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Umm Kolthoum Museum

Umm Kolthoum Museum in Cairo: The Star of The East

Umm Kolthoum Museum devoted to the famous Egyptian singer Umm Kolthoum is located Al Manyal, Cairo.

The Museum was not in Umm Kolthoum’s home since her villa has been torn down and replaced with a hotel and apartment complex.

Umm Kolthoum museum is housed in the Manasterly, a 150-year-old palace overlooking the Nile river in Cairo, on the island of Manyal.

Umm Kolthoum Museum

The Umm Kalthoum Museum in Manastirli Palace exhibits original manuscripts of the lyrics of her songs, along with her famous evening gowns and handbags and her trademark red handkerchief, which she always clutched on stage.

Umm Kolthoum, popularly known as the Star of the East (Kawkab El Shark), The Lady OF Arabic Singing (Sayedat Al Ghenaa Al Arabi) or simply The Lady (El Sitt), died in 1975. She still has the best selling records till now throughout the Arab world.

26 years after her death, the Egyptian Government has opened the doors to the newest meseum in Cairo: Umm Kalthoum Museum

Umm Kolthoum Hotel

Umm Kolthoum hotel and tower is built on the site of the Om Kolthoom villa, and overlooks the Nile river and Cairo city.

The Umm Kolthoum Hotel is located in Zamalek,  Cairo, Egypt:   2 km from Zamalek, 3 km from City Centre Cairo, 20 km from Cairo Airport (CAI), 2 km from Coptic Museum, 3 km from Cairo Tower, 3 km from Egyptian Museum, 3 km from Tahrir Square, 4 km from Khan el-Khalili, 4 km from Abdin Palace.

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