Heliopolis was one of the most ancient cities of Egypt, and capital of the 13th Lower Egyptian nome. Its name also refers to an unrelated modern suburb of Cairo. Heliopolis suburb is full of recreational places, as it was initially established to offer its residents and visitors rest and relaxation.
Heliopolis style is an architectural style specific to an Egyptian district in eastern Cairo. It is represented by a large ensemble of buildings spanning a wide area of land, and with its typical historic form-language that relates itself to several epochs, this style is a unique mixture of the Moorish, Arabic and European styles.