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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

Tram trip Tips (12)

The Little Tram that Could

I've chosen the Subway/Metro as what the Tram would fall under. It goes on tram tracks through the city. The price of a single Tram Al Ramlh ride is uniformly 25Piastre, except on the single-car...
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RavensWing
Jun 24, 2016

Tram trip in Alexandria

Alexandria is a unic place wth its trams in Africa.Tunisia is another place wth urban rail system but that is kind of light metro.There is no tram routes in any other African place. And it is a great...
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hokomoko
Apr 04, 2011

Tram in Alex

The tram is the oldest means of transportation in Africa. I did not have the chance to ride on the tram in Alex but had the chance to see them running few streets from the seafront in Corniche. It...
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freddie18
Nov 16, 2008

Blue and Yellow Tram

Tram , Which is the cheapest and almost the fastest transportation in Alexandria as nothing stops it.It's the best choice if you are a tourist as it will show you the whole city it can take you almost...
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Capisco
Oct 26, 2008

Trams

Trams are the oldest (the network was built in 1860) and cheapest, but the slowest means of transport in Alexandria.There are two kinds of tramways: the yellow ones and the blue ones. The yellow...
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viddra
Jan 13, 2008

A fun but slow way around Alex

I love trams, and wherever I go, if there is one, I will always make it a point to use them. Alex was no exception - so with some friends, we took the tram from the Eastern Harbor near Sidi Gaber back...
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Tijavi
Sep 28, 2007

Trams

Alex's tram network is one of it's glories. Theyre not fast - in any sort of traffic you can can outwalk them. But they're ridiculously cheap - 25 piasters for a short journey and riding on one is a...
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TheLongTone
Jul 31, 2007

Tram

There are blue and yellow trams in Alexandria. I never travelled with the yellow line, which goes west from Mahattat Ramla. But I travelled with the blue line east from Mahattat Ramla to San Stefano,...
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MalenaN
Oct 16, 2005

Tram in Alex

Alexandria has tram! They are not too clean also not too fast but they exist! Some trams have 3 coaches and one of the is just for women! If you are male and you get on it ... well they will lough but...
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Levente_D
Mar 12, 2005

Tram

One of Alexandria landmarks : Raml Station. The terminal of the popular Alexandrian mean of transportation, the traditional tram/
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sayedaburas
Feb 24, 2007

An interesting tram

There are a few trams cruising through Alexandria, trains of three coaches, the middle one reserved for women only.
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lotharlerch
Apr 23, 2005

Trams in Alexandria

Alexandria has a pretty good Tram system. Once you have got used to your surroundings and got your bearings, this is a great an in expensive way of getting around.
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GerryFM
Nov 13, 2003
 
 
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"My Home town"
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"My Alexandria Homepage"
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"Alexandria - Another Egypt"
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"Alexandria - a lovely city by the sea"
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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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