Alexandria Tourism

Alexandria, a city in the state of Virginia, is located on the banks of river Potomac and is approximately 11 kilometres south of the country's capital, Washington D.C. Majority of the tourists visiting Alexandria are drawn to the Old Town's King Street, with its red brick sidewalks and old style architecture offers a plethora of antique shops and boutiques, theatres, performing art and culture centres along with some cafes and restaurants. Some of the tourist attractions located in the Old Town of Alexandria are George Washington Masonic Memorial, Gadsby's Tavern, Cameron Street, Old Presbyterian Meeting House, Captains Row and Gentry Row, Lee-Fendall House, Torpedo Factory Art Centre, and The Ice Well. Located outside the Old Town are a few museums and breweries.

 

  • Know the pollution level of Alexandria before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 12.5 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Alexandria for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alexandria.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 47.5 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 52.5 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 72.5 (High)
    • Attacks 45 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 27.5 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 57.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 35 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65 (High)
    • Safety Index 42.79 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 87.12 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.41 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 21.8 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.75 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Alexandria

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.06 USD

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