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Private Customizable Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
"Your guide will pick you up at 7am for the drive to Alexandria (about 3 hours) by a private modern a/c van (WiFi on board). Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C and remained capital of Egypt for about 1000 years. Now it is the second biggest city and the biggest seaport in Egypt.Choose your favorite four items out of this list for a customized tour - simply tell your private tour guide at the start of the tour what you would like to see:Libr Pharos)National Museum of AlexandriaRoman theater (Roman Amphitheater)Gardens and palaces of MontazahIncluded in this tour is lunch of fresh seafood of the Mediterranean and enough time for pictures with professional advice. At the end
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Discover Alexandria: Day Tour from Cairo to Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa Pompeys Pillar National Museum and Montaza Gardens with Lunch
"Your tour start around 07:00 am (depends on the pick-up location) from Cairo when you meet a professional English speaking representative who will escort you to your vehicle and introduce your Egyptologist to you. Then you will start your journey to Alexandria in your private air-conditioned vehicle with your private Egyptologist which is a Roman triumphal column in Alexandria Egypt and the largest of its type constructed outside the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople. Then you will continue to the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa which are considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. After you visit the catacombs yo including pieces from Heraklion and Canopus. Objects include canopic jars Mashrabiya
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City of Greco-Roman Landmarks - Alexandria From Cairo
"Meet your guide at your location in Cairo transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle to Alexandria through the desert road upon arrival visiting the Greco- Roman Museum which houses a good collection of rare Roman relics and coins (The National museum instead if it is closed). Then proceed to Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the ancient Pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria and walk around El Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque. Visit the Catacombs which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three leve"""Get inside a private vehicle with your friends or family and head to Alexandria which is one of the largest cities in Egypt. For one day
From $108.00

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A local market in Alexandria: Bustling Markets in Alexandria

On a few occasions during my stay I found myself wondering a local market, not sure of the name, but I am sure there are similar markets throughout Alexandria.

They were alive, with local people doing their shopping, men sitting outside cafes smoking their "hubbly bubblies", shop keepers trying to encourage you into to buy their goods.

This was really fun and I found some gret bargains here.

What to buy Anything from food, to gold and jewellery.

What to pay Try a nd bater your price.

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GerryFM
Nov 13, 2003

Bakous: Public shopping.

It's a public Souq.
It represents a true pic about the status of a considerable number of the Egyptian people, who buy everything for thier life from this market.

What to buy Fruits, vegitables, desserts, food , animals and everything.

What to pay It's clear that you are going to pay less than any other place.

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marenloo
Jul 19, 2003

local open markets: Go with the crowd ...

The SOUQ as they call it is the market where you can find everithing you need ... from old watches to fresh fruits and groceries ...

What to pay As a tourist you pay more than a local but prices are still ok!

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Levente_D
Mar 13, 2005
 
 
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fort of Qaitbey

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...
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Montazah palace and gardens

We had taken a picnic lunch - and lots of water because it was 30 degrees in October - and found a quiet spot to sit down and eat. After we finished eating we walked towards the beach. There is a path...
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Anfushi tombs

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...
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Pompey's Pillar

Pompeii Pillar All that remains of this huge temple is one huge red granite pillar, two sphinx and some ruins. The temple was built in 207AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian . It is called Pompeii’s...
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