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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
From $55.00
 
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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The Alexandria Library is a library, exhibition and cultural center aspiring to revive the glory of the ancient library of Alexandria.There is so much to see inside this modern building. There are...
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RavensWing
Jun 24, 2016

an awsome experience

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 spirit...
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xaver
Jan 06, 2013

The Library of Alexandria

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina or Library of Alexandria is a huge complex situated on the Mediterranean Sea. It was inaugurated on October 16th, 2002.In 1974 a plot of land was chosen by the Alexandria...
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al2401
Aug 18, 2011

Inside the library

I’ve separated the exterior and the interior of Biblioteca Alexandrina, because the two really have different draws. The largest part of the structure is occupied by a beautiful library that slopes...
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mikey_e
Aug 10, 2011

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Bibliotheca Alexandrina is not the original Greek library – that one is at the bottom of the Mediterranean. Rather, it is a modern version of the library that seeks to fulfill the same mission of...
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mikey_e
Aug 10, 2011

New & Old Great Library

The old library is completely gone, it was gone a long time ago. But they chose the old site to build the library. In excavating the old site they found a bust of Alexander that is new the entrance of...
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Arizona_Girl
May 19, 2011

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Library of Alexandria is located directly facing the Mediterranean Sea. It consists of 11 floors, with a total area of 280,200 square feet! Within it's wall is a chlidren's library, a library for...
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Court94403
Oct 28, 2010

A library and more

I'd say that this is Alex's 'must-see' tourist attraction, because it is unique. O.K, the catacombs are amusing but not much more than an atmospheric curiosity.The new library is a stunning piece of...
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TheLongTone
Jan 11, 2010

Alexandria Library - "Bibliotheca Alexandrina"

The "Bibliotheca Alexandrina" or Alexandria Library is an impressive building and an interesting place to visit. Entry costs 10LE for foreign visitors with concessions for children and students and is...
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chizz
Jan 08, 2009

Bibliotheca, the New Library in Alexandria Egypt

Inaugurated in 2002, the opening of the new Bibliotheca Alexandrina became a special event in the city as it was attended by dignitaries from around the world. It is located a the east side of...
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freddie18
Nov 16, 2008

Alexandria Library

This is a wonderful library full of artifacts and has nice architecture and lay out. I didn't have much time to peruse the books, but it is worth making the extra effort. The town itself is a nice...
karensuzjo
Aug 07, 2008

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Soon after Alexandria was founded by Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. worlds largest library was established which finally had more than a million of papyri and was by far the most important storage of...
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Apr 07, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Alexandria

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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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