Muntaza is the western-most part of the city that lies along the coast. It has a number of hotels and restaurants, and benefits from the fact that it is close to the former King’s palace. The district... more
This city has historically been a site of learning, a site where cultures met, and this attracted poets and writers for thousands years.
In 2002 a new library was built in order to recapture the... more
Alexandria has a long coast line, along which you will find a number of beaches reserved for the waterfront hotels and beach clubs, particularly in Muntaza. I’m not sure that I would go swimming in... more
This is the most complete Roman ruin in Egypt. It was a small amphitheatre used for music and the reading of poetry and dates from the 2nd century AD.
Other ruins have been excavated on the site.... more
The citadel also known as fort Qaitbey is an impressive building, but what made it somehow magic for me was the fact that here the ancent lighthouse of Alexandria was located.
The forth was built in... more
The The Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque was originally built by algerians in the 1775, it was built over the tomb of the thirteenth century Murcia Andalusan saint.
but since then it has been renovated... more
Though we are talking about tombs the Kom El Shugafa can be considered a marvel of technology and also art.
They have been built in the 1st centurt DC and the are known as the largest Roman buriel... more
The Roman-Greek Monuments or the Greco-Roman monuments is situated in a square in Mostafa Kamel. It was built by the Greek architect Dinocrates in 332-331 BC in the old village of Rhakotis as ordered... more
Alexandria is the primary port of Egypt. There is a place in Alex wherein small boats have to docked at the seashore. Very colourful.
Most of the small boats are used for fishing and I learned that... more
Nice place on the beach .. center for diving , but also there are other activities like Safari, wind, surf, skiing, fishing and dancing too. About Diving: you can check out 11000 archeological under... more
The Anfushi tombs
These limestone tombs, which date from about 250 BC, are painted to simulate alabaster and marble.
They are decorated with pictures of Egyptian gods and daily life, along with... more
I love Alexandria - there is no doubt about it! Egypt is one country that my family will keep on coming back. Our brief stay in this city was memorable enough to think that this is the most exciting...
Alexandria lies on a most wonderful sweep of bay. The Corniche is 25 km long . The picture shows Qait Bey in the backround to the right, built on the site of the old Pharos lighthouse.
There is much...