Citadel of Qaitbay – Alexandria

The Citadel of Qaitbay is considered as one of the most important defensive fortresses along the Mediterranean Sea coast. It is located on the eastern side of Pharos Island in Alexandria. The history of Citadel of Qaitbay This citadel was constructed by Circassian Sultan Al-Ashraf Abou Anasr Saif El-Din Qaitbay El-Jerkasy Al-Zahiry in 1477 to […]

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Montazah Palace – The Haramlek and Gardens

The Haramlek of Montazah Palace, the last royal palace was built during the Muhammed Ali family, is one of the most famous sightseeing in Alexandria. It is located on at the eastern edge of Alexandria on the Mediterranean Sea coast. The history of the Montazah Palace The royal family of Muhammad Ali Pasha chose Alexandria […]

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Library of Alexandria – Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Throughout ancient history, Alexandria was known as a center for learning and melting different cultures because it houses the library of Alexandria or Bibliotheca Alexandrina the most famous destination for students in the ancient world. It is important to be referred that there are two libraries of Alexandria libraries (the ancient library of Alexandria – […]

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Pompey Pillar and Serapeum

Pompey Pillar is one of the most famous attractions in Alexandria. It is considered the longest column in Egypt, as it is about 27 meters long. It was constructed in 292 AD by the trustee of Alexandria, Postumus. This pillar or column is divided into 3 parts. The first part is its base that has […]

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The Catacombs of Alexandria (Kom el Shoqafa)

The Catacombs of Kom el-Shuqafa are considered the first catacombs in the whole world. It is a complex of impressively decorated tombs dating back to the Roman period. It is located in the district of Karmouz to the east of Alexandria. The Kom el Shoqafa is its Arabic name, meaning in the English language the […]

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