Alexandria Attractions

Alexandria

Alexandria

Alexandria is located on the north coast of Egypt at the Mediterranean Sea, its second largest city after Cairo, with its gleaming history and majestic culture, Alexandria is well worth a visit for anyone intrigued by historical facts, objects, and places, It is also the setting for the stormy relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony and the center of learning in the ancient world. But ancient Alexandria declined, and when Napoleon landed, he found a sparsely populated fishing village, Alexandria founded by Alexander the great in 332, it was the capital of Egypt and has control on the Mediterranean.

Be witness with fascinating Alexandria coastline which start from northern western of delta to mariot lake on the west, approximately around 70Km, Cornish in Alexandria is so amazing which provide a spectacular view to the white sea, moreover Alexandria coastline contains plenty of Bays and Harbors, when you visit Alexandria do not miss the chance to amuse your soul with the flourishing atmosphere of Alexandria.

Feast your eyes with the gleaming finds of Alexandria with Ibis Egypt Tours, its known as Pearl of the Mediterranean, Alexandria mixed between history and modernity treasures at one city, treat yourself to be pampered while explore Montazah Palace, walkthrough Alexandria National Museum and explore the fascinating architecture of Qaitbay Citadel, Alexandria Library and Cata Combs of el Shoqafa.

  Unleash your inner adventure while scout around the most gleaming finds of The Roman Theater, which is located at Kom el Dekka and consider an artificial hill formed of the ruins of ancient buildings, The theater is still one of the most important remains of the roman period in Egypt because it is still very well preserved even with its marble layers.Feast your eyes with the wonderful design of the Roman Theater, was built in the early years of…
  Amuse your eyes with the glory of the Lighthouse of Alexandria which is one of the most advanced technological achievements of the 3rd century, B.C, It was the one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the story starts when Alexander the great conquest the city, he built the city of Alexandria and established two harbors, after his dead the city had an economic importance according to its location on Mediterranean sea, so Ptolemy the soter built it…
  At the coastline of Alexandria lies the largest science and cultures library in the world, it is considering a research center for student and searcher, because it contains a books, articles and papyrus scrolls dates back to Pharaonic and Greek era, besides others eras including Islamic and Coptic period, it built by Ptolemy I son of Alexander the Great at 3rd century BC, over years the library was known by different names such as The Great Library of Alexandria,…
  The Graeco Roman Museum is located in Fouad Street in Alexandria, it established by Khedive Abbas Helmy II, Displaying a great collection of art and artefacts that date back to the origins and legacy of ancient Alexandria, the Graeco-Roman Museum has a neo-classical façade and the inscription-MOYXEION, which simply means museum in Greek.Live the life of Roman or at least get a taste while walkthrough the museum, the museum exhibits a fascinating huge collection mostly dates from the 3rd…
  Unleash your inner demand to explore new places while scout around the Serapeum of Alexandria which is one of the fascinating attractive sites in Egypt, which dates back to Greco Roman period, it is dedicated to Serapis, A serapeum is a temple or other religious institution dedicated to the syncretic Hellenistic-Egyptian god Serapis, when Romans came to Egypt they though to common cult in Alexandria, thus they started the new triad which consisted of Serapis, the chief god, Isis…
  Feast your eyes with one of the largest museum in Egypt which is Royal Jewelry Museum, be witness to the collections of Crystal, gold and diamond artifacts, that date back to different families whom ruled Egypt, some of them was gifts from kings of France, Britain and the others was special made, Housed in an exquisitely decorated villa that formerly belonged to king Farouk’s first wife, the museum is a true gem, offering on display a great collection of…
  Ras El- Tin Palace was founded by Muhammad Ali Pahsa on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in Alexandria, Ras El- Tin Palace has imaginable historical breadth along Egyptian Royalty, it took 11 years to be established and was officially opened in 1847, This palace witnessed the fall of the monarchy in Egypt, King Farouk left Egypt in 1952 from the palace`s harbor, El Mahrousa, heading Italy, it was built on a foundation of 17,000 square, and 12 acres…
  Ras el Soda Temple is one of the finest temples in Egypt, it consists of a wide staircase, 5 columns but there is one column lies at Greco roman museum, and much of cella walls were will standing, It was situated in Ras El Soda area on the agricultural road leading to El Montazah and Abu Qear and near the eastern company of Linen. In the early 19th and 20th centuries, this temple was transported to Bab Sharq, The…
  Qaitbay citadel is the most gleaming landmarks of Alexandria besides it was the strongest fortress on the Mediterranean Sea, scout around the most fascinating parts of this citadel which dated back to 1480s, it was built by El Sultan Al Ashraf Qaitbay, on the ruins of the legendary light house of Alexandria (Pharos) which was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.Unleash your inner adventure while explore Qaitbay Fortress which is considered one of the most important…
  pompeys pillar is the biggest memorial column in Egypt, The Pompey`s pillar is located within the zone of the Serapeum of Alexandria, It is an approximately 25m granite column with a circumference of 9m that was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian, On the upper part of the base, are some Greek inscriptions which says :(To the most just Emperor, tutelary of Alexandria, Diocletian, the invincible Postumas, the perfect of Egypt, has erected this monument).Amuse yourself with the…
  This cemetery is located at Mustafa Kamel district, it was discovered in 1933 when they were preparing to make a football field, at that time, four tombs were discovered in two types, it dates back to the end of the 3rd century B.C., the beginning of the 2nd century, The cemetery of Mostafa Kamel contains 4 tombs carrying numbers from 1 to 4, tombs number one and two has been cut totally under the ground that is why they…
  Egypt is not popular because its mystery history, great temples and ravishing pyramids, also it is the center of arts, music and culture in Middle East, Alexandria has always been a showcase of Mediterranean beauty and the Museum of Fine Arts on Manasha Street is no exception. Every two years it organizes a biennial to display art from around the Mediterranean, Feast your eyes with The museum of fine arts displays astonishing pieces created by Egyptian and foreign artists…
  When you traveling to Alexandria do not miss the eye-catching beauty of the fascinating and flourishing view of Montazah Palace, be astonishment while walkthrough its gardens, It is located on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean, thus offering spectacular views of the coast.The Montazah Palace shown in this presentation is a piece of beauty built by those great kings in the first half of the 20th century. The complex, which size ranges around 360 acre, overseas a gulf that was…
  This Chatby Cemetery is considered one of the mysterious treasures of Greek art, was discovered in 1904 and dates back to 300 B.C, this Cemetery is a very important monument attracts all the factors of culture and knowledge it is a truly tourist treasure specially for being in that particular location. Some of them take the shape of ancient houses while others take the structure of the Greek Temple of Olympus which shows the blend of the Pharaonic art…
  The word catacomb is derived from the Latin, Many hallows were cut in the walls, one above another, to receive the bodies of from one to four family members, The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa are reached through a spiral staircase encircling a shaft down which the bodies of the deceased were lowered, Afterwards a staircase leads to the main tomb of the catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa and the most interesting section of this remarkable historical necropolis.Initially built…
  Unleash your inner demand to visit an Islamic mosques while explore the Attarine Mosque which is located at Attarine district, the building dates back to the fourteenth century AD, and the mosque known as a thousand columns, this mosque was originally a church dedicated to Saint Athanasius in 370 AD. When Islam came to Egypt, the church was converted into a small mosque, This mosque is considered one of the oldest mosques in Alexandria because it was built after…
  Alexandria National Museum is one of the finest landmarks of Alexandria, its inaugurated by president Mubarak at 2003, it is narrate the history of the city through ages, it contains more than 1800 artifacts, including the Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic eras, The Alexandria National Museum was a palace belongs to a wealthy Wood merchant, Asaad Basile, who built this Italian-style palace and lived in it until 1954, and then it was sold to U.S. embassy for 53 thousand…
  Al Anfoshi Cemetery   Al Anfoshi cemetery is located in Gumrok district; these tombs were part of Pharos Island, These ancient tombs dated back to the third century BC (around 250 BC. AD) to the late Ptolemaic era and the early Roman era, it was discovered in 1901, You will watch how Ptolemaic tombs were used in Roman period as well as you will enjoy pharaonic scenes painted on the walls of the tombs. Anfoushi cemetery includes five funerary…
  Abu Al Abbas Al Mursi Mosque   Feast your eyes with the gleaming finds of the oldest mosques in Alexandria, This beautiful mosque, with its high minaret and four domes, is Alexandria's largest and one of the most important Islamic monuments. Abu Al Abbas Al Mursi was a Spanish man, he traveled to Tunisia with his family after Christians conquer Spain and then went to Egypt where he live over 43 years and buried there, In 1307, El Sheikh…

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