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Robert Mouawad Private Museum

Map shows the location of Robert Mouawad Private Museum

The Lebanese jeweller Robert Mouawad's vast collection of antiques and objets d'art is now housed in the luxurious surroundings of Pharaon Palace.

The museum houses a store of treasures which includes clocks, carpets, metal work, Chinese pottery and Islamic pottery as well as jewellery and precious stones.

The building's magnificent interior, which includes original wood panelling from the 14th to the 19th Centuries, is matched by a grand exterior and is set in expansive and beautiful gardens.


Djette enjoys a tour of the gardens and the museum, which includes the world's second-biggest diamond

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