You must have been wanting to know about the most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa maybe out of curiosity or because of the wealth Africa posses, in this post, we will show you some beautiful structures all around Africa.
As we all know that Africa might not be categorised among the most beautiful places to be in the world in terms of developments but mind you, Africa has some magnificent world-class buildings.
Most especially the home of the wealthy ones or kings likewise presidential palace or villa, majority of the African presidential palace or villa are a masterpiece.
Some countries in Africa like Nigeria do prohibit the taking of pictures around the presidential villa also you are not allowed to take the photo of the villa for security reasons, though you can visit and see for yourself but no pictures allowed.
It isn’t news that most of the world-class buildings or constructions in Africa are done by foreign architects and they gave the best and world-class structures. In this post, we have listed the top 10 most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa.
Most Beautiful Presidential Palaces in Africa
Below is a list of the top ten most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa;
- Unity Palace Cameroon
- Abdeen Palace, Cairo Egypt
- Union Buildings, South Africa
- State House of Namibia
- The Flag Staff House, Ghana
- Iavohola Palace, Madagascar
- Presidential Palace Sudan
- President Palace, Mauritania
- Presidential palace, Dakar, Senegal
- State house, Uganda
For further elaboration on each of the listed most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa, we will take them one after the other starting from the bottom and also giving the necessary information about them.
10. State house, Uganda
This is the home for the president of the Republic of Uganda, looks cool right? The State House of the Republic of Uganda is one of the most beautiful in Africa clinching the No 10 spot on our list.
Though, Uganda has two state houses of which one is located in Nakasero, Kampala while the other is in Entebbe, not stopping there, Uganda also have various State Houses scattered all around the country.
9. Presidential palace, Dakar, Senegal
Also called the White House, just like America Presidential Palace. No one is allowed to go in as Security Guards won’t allow visitors without invitation. This masterpiece is the official residence of the head of state of the Republic of Senegal. It made it as the 9th most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa.
8. President Palace, Mauritania
As you can see, there is calmness and beauty in the picture, this is the Presidential palace of Mauritania built by the Chinese and it is the official and administrative palace of the president of Mauritania as at the moment of writing this post.
This beautiful structure is located in Nouakchott and sited at the centre of the city with the most outstanding landmark. The building is surrounded by gardens with fascinating trees and beautify with flowers.
The Lebanese International University, American Embassy and Central Bank of Mauritania is located just close to the palace around the North-West area.
7. Presidential Palace Sudan
This is the Government office of Sudan also can be called the Presidential Palace of the president of Sudan. This structure is one of the most beautiful palaces in Africa, located in Sudan, Khartoum to be precise.
6. Iavohola Palace, Madagascar
The Iavohola Palace in Madagascar is located 15km south from the capital of the country “Antananarivo”, one of the most beautiful Presidential Palaces in Africa, the architecture was modelled Rovä of Antananarivo. It is a royal palace complex (rova) which in the 17th and 18th century serves as the home of the sovereigns of the Imerina Kingdom also as home for the rulers of the kingdom during the 19th century.
The Rovä of Antananarivo is the royal palace complex (rova) in Madagascar that served as the home of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Imerina in the 17th and 18th centuries, as well as of the rulers of the Kingdom of Madagascar in the 19th century.
5. The Flag Staff House, Ghana
Ghana is known to be one of the best countries in Africa, rich in culture, good hospitality and many qualities. The country is also one of the most popular countries in Africa and mere looking at the Ghana Flag Staff Presidential Palace you definitely know Ghana has a good taste for quality and beautiful structures.
Popularly called the Golden Jubilee House or Jubilee House. This is the official Resident and the home of the present president of Ghana. The Golden Jubilee House is sited in Accra the capital city of Ghana.
4. State House of Namibia
The state house of the Republic of Namibia is said to be one of the most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa and is the official office and residence of the President of Namibia.
Located on a 23-hectare plot in Ausblick, it was constructed in 2002 by Mansudae Overseas Projects of North Korea.
3. Union Buildings, South Africa
South Africa is the most popular country in Africa and also one of the richest countries in Africa. South Africa also has one of the most beautiful presidential palaces in Africa which is called “The Union buildings” which is located in one of the capital city of the country Pretoria.
This magnificent building is made of the offices for the South African government likewise the office of the president of South Africa.
The building has different collections of buildings which houses the monuments and gardens of South Africa, one of the best tourist centre in the country.
2. Abdeen Palace, Cairo Egypt
Egypt is a very popular country not only in Africa but worldwide, the country is filled with different historical places. Egypt’s Presidential palace is the second most beautiful presidential palace in Africa.
The Abdeen Palace is located in the capital city of the country “Cairo” and it serves as the official residence of the president of Egypt.
Mere looking at this palace you can tell much is spent to keep this building standing and it is rated as one of the most expensive looking palaces in the world with cool paintings.
The palace has a large number of clocks all around the palour wings of the villa which are decorated with pure gold. The palace is located in Downtown Cairo on Qasr el-Nil street.
1. Unity Palace Cameroon
The Unity Palace is rated as the most beautiful presidential villa in Africa with towering pillars giving it a pleasant look. The Cameroon Presidential Palace got the spot as the number 1 most beautiful palace in Africa.
Unity palace is the official residence of the president of Cameroon. It is located in the Erosion region in Yaounde and surrounded by verdant greenery in a serene location.