On a visit to Alexandria you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Alexandria. These places are what Alexandria is all about. These must see places in Alexandria will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Street Al-Corniche, Shatby
10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Housed in one of the best looking cylindrical building in the world, the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is truly a sight for sore eyes. It’s not all beauty without brains; the library has a huge collection of books and manuscripts and hosts incredible exhibitions that showcase Egyptian culture and heritage. You will fall in love with the view that t...
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Al Mandarah Bahri, Qism El-Montaza, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
08:00 am - 11:59 pm
A refuge with lush greenery wherever you look, the Montazah palace gardens are great for a leisurely stroll or a picnic. Unfortunately, the palace is out of bounds for visitors but no one can stop you from gazing at the magnanimous structure.
Not just the gardens but also the vista surrounding them is breath taking. You can use the semi private bea...
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09:00 am - 04:00 pm
An impressive, solid structure standing on the corner of Corniche, Fort Qaitbey enjoys enviable views of the Mediterranean. One wonders how the soldiers concentrated on being tough around such spectacular beauty! Even so, the thick walls and mighty cannons helped in their jobs of protecting this stout fort.
The adjoining museum and aquarium are worth a quick visit.
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110 El Horreya Rd., Alexandria, Egypt
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
A gem amongst all the museums in Alexandria, the small but thoughtfully selected collection does full justice in explaining Alexandria’s past and heritage. Spread over three storeys, start from the basement where you will be able to see a Mummy up close. The other floors house artecrafts and useful information about Alexandria’s colonial period.
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Alexandria, Qesm Al Attarin, Alexandria, Egypt
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
With 13 tiers, all made of marble, even the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre look impressive. They take the visitor through the Roman stories that are inter-sewn with Alexandria’s history. A short walk around the ruins will take you back hundreds of years into the mesmerizing mix of cultures that are an integral part of Egyptian history.
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Corner of Amoud El Sawary and El Shenity Abou Mandour, Karmouz, Alexandria, 21566
09:00 am - 04:30 pm
Rising out of the ruins of the Temple of Serapeum, this 100 feet tall column is an important albeit a bit disappointing Egyptian sight. Even though there is not much to see or do here, this granite column is bound to catch your attention. The sphinxes surrounding the column add a mystic aura to the sight. You can pair it with the Catacombs of Kom a...
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Al Mesallah Sharq, Qesm Al Attarin, Alexandria, Egypt
12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Brazilian coffee store has become a sort of a tradition for people in Alexandria. If you ask them where you can get the best coffee in town, eyes closed, without a doubt they would recommend this place to you.
Sit and enjoy a cuppa at this cafe that has seen thousands of people and decades of years. While you do that, admire the stunningly pain...
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Al Berkah, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria, Egypt
The Spanish scholar and saint Abul Abbas El-Mursi rests peacefully in this serene mosque that invokes the feelings of awe and spirituality at the same time. The mosque is made with attention to detail and excellent artistic vision.
Be wary of the self-appointed guides that might spoil this surreal experience for you.
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San Stifano, Qesm AR Ramel, Alexandria, Egypt
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
When you reach the Royal Jewellery museum, the first thing that greets you is this majestic mansion that looks stately and royal in itself. Inside, you almost feel like you are walking through the personal closet of princes and princesses; you experience bling like you never thought could exist ; diamonds, rubies, rare stones all intricately set to...
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The most famous location that speaks of Alexandria’s cosmopolitan past is the Grand Trianon (Meadan Saad Zaghlul), an Art Nouveau masterpiece that houses a popular cafe, patisserie and restaurant. Since the day it opened in the 1920s, this is where Europeans conducted business deals, gossiped and dined. Today these expats have been replaced b...