Alexandria City History, Attractions & What To Visit

Alexandria City History, Attractions & what to do and visit in Alexandria during your holiday in Egypt: Alexandria city, known as The Mediterranean pearl,is the second largest city in Egypt, after Cairo, with a population of 8 millions persons, Alexandria of Egypt is also the largest city lying directly on the Mediterranean coast.Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern. Alexandria is Egypt's largest sea port, serving approximately 80% of Egypt's imports and exports.

Alexandria City History, Attractions,  Alexandria is an important tourist resort where you can enjoy the fantastic weather and visiting the different attractions from Greek, Roman & Arabic era. Alexandria city was founded, by Alexander the Great, in 332 BC . It was the seat of the Ptolemaic rulers of Egypt,When Alexander the Great entered Egypt, the Egyptians welcomed him as a liberator from Persian rule,and they crowned him pharaoh. On the western edge of the Nile Delta, Alexander founded a city in 332 BC and named it Alexandria after himself. Alexandria remained as Egypt capital during the greek period, and the Roman period when Egypt was occupied by the Roman and became a roman province. What to see in Alexandria: - EL Muntazah palaces and gardens - Qaitbye fortress - The Roman Theatre - Alexandria library - Pompey's pillar - Alexandria greeco Roman museum - Kom El Shoqaffa Catacombs - Famous coffeshops on the Mediterranean sea - Khalid Ibn El Walid street (market) From Alexandria , you can make one day trip to: - Cairo ( by bus, train or private vans ) 3 hours - El Alamein , one hour by bus from Alexandria, to visit The World War II cemetries and museum. - Marsa Matrouh city and beaches, 3 hours from Alexandria by bus or private van - Luxor ( Alexandria Cairo by bus , then to Luxor from Cairo by flight ) In case of travelling from Alexandria to Luxor by train, it take 14 hours

Alexandria Greek Roman sites, attractions and things to see in Alexandria Egypt, Alexandria city was built by Alexander the Great 330 B.C 7  Greek capital of Egypt, Alexandria is a rich city of Greek and Roman sites & attractions,

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Alexandria Modern Attractions, Things to do and see in Modern Alexandria, Alexandria modern sites and attractions

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Alexandria Islamic Attractions, What To Do In Alexandria, Alexandria was the Egyptian capital during Greek & Roman periods, but after that the Arab ruled Egypt  the capital was changed to be Al Fustat , now it is Old Cairo,

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Over 30 years of excavation have uncovered many Roman remains including this well-preserved theatre with galleries, sections of mosaic-flooring, and marble Built in the 2nd century AD in the Roman era, the theater has 13 semicircular tiers made of

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The Catacombs (meaning underground tunnels)are human-made subterranean passageways curved in stones during Roman period for religious practice. Any chamber used as a burial place is a catacomb, the word is most commonly associated with the Roman empire. Alexandria Catacombs

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Montazah Palaces and gardens in Alexandria, visiting this site give you a chance to discover the other side of Alexandria city, the luxurious side! Palaces and gardens, an extraordinary royal luxury from nature to architecture, there lies a neighborhood

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 Pompey's Pillar is one of most important attractions in Alexandria city, It is a Roman triumphal column & it is the largest of its type erected outside of the imperial capitals Rome Constantinople.Pompey's pillar is one of the largest  columns

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Alexandria City, Things To Visit : Moustafa Kamel tombs or Al Anfoushi tombs are 4 tombs curved in the rock,they dates to the Greek Roman Period in Alexandria, Two of them are underground tombs, These two tombs were discovered  in

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Alexandria attractions and things to see, Muntazah palaces and gardens in Alexandria city, his 115 acre complex is surrounded by great walls from the south, east and west, and with the beach on its north side. This area used to

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Alexandria was established by Alexander the Great to be the capital of Egypt 330 BC and it remained as the Egyptian capital for more than 900 years until the Arab changed the  (Egyptian capital to Al Fustat city which is

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 Al Mursi Abu Al Abbas is one of the most attractive attractions in Alexandria city 
Al MURSI Abu El Abbas mosque is the largest mosque in all Alexandria city, It was 
built in 1775 by Algerians to commemorate the

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Alexandria Attractions, Qaitbey fortress is one of the best places to visit in Alexandria, if you still thinking which attractions you will go to visit in Alexandria, do not loose your time, go to Alexandria and start your tour

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Visit Alexandria Tourist Places and attractions From Cairo, Alexandria city is 280 KM from Cairo, you can travel to Alexandria by private cars or train or pubblic bus, Aday tour to Alexandria from Cairo starts from 7:00AM and ended

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Islamic Cairo tour by night , if you like to have a walking tour in Cairo by night, among the eldest Islamic building , join this tour to visit the best old Islamic sightseeing, visit  old sites & places from the Mamluk &

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