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Alexandria: Guided Historical Sights live Tour guide

Alexandria: Guided Historical Sights live Tour guide

First visit the insides of the Catacombs of Kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery consisting of three levels cut in the rock. Then you will drive to visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with the display of the sunken monuments of Alexandria which were discovered under the East harbor of Alexandria. You will also drive by Pompay's Pillar and stop for a photo stop, (it was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian at the end of the 4th century) . Next stop is the library of Alexandria; the biggest library in the world - now with 8 million books. Visit it's open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the first, which was found underwater nearby. You will visit president Saddat Museum and impressions of Alexandria Museum. Note: Alexandria Library is closed on every public holiday. then take you to visit the church of St. Mark - the oldest church in Africa. Through your drive you will see the old downtown and the local historical architecture which has baroque style designs and Italian and French style properties. Optional lunch at at a modern Fish Restaurant or a famous and traditional Alexandrian food place called Mohamed Ahmed's. The Queen of Spain and many famous people go there when they visit Alexandria. Opposite is the corniche and the old harbour where you can see the old fishing boats, men fishing and traditional fishermen making nets. The photos taken here are amazing. Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of ancient world . A most spectacular castle which is a great photo stop.

Alexandria: Greek History Guided City Tour

Alexandria: Greek History Guided City Tour

The city of Alexandria, located on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, has a long and rich history that is closely tied to the Greeks. Founded in 332 BC by Alexander the Great, Alexandria quickly became a major center of Greek culture and influence. Start the day with a visit to the Library of Alexandria, which was one of the most important libraries of the ancient world and contained works by Greek philosophers, scientists, and scholars. The Greek language was widely spoken in Alexandria. Visit many of the city's landmarks, such as the Castle of Qaitbey which was built at the same site of the ancient lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the Ancient world. Visit Cavavis Museum belongs to Mr. Constantine Cavafy. He was born in 1863, in Alexandria, Egypt and where he lived most of his life .The apartment where he spent his last 35 years was in Lepsius Street. The Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria has a strong Greek influence. Today, the city's Greek heritage can still be seen in its architecture, museums, and cultural events. You can have optional lunch at the Greek club restaurant, (white and blue restaurant) which has the best fish dishes and the best view of Alexandria. Stop at the famous Greek Caffe Delice which established by Greek citizens in 1922.In Ramel Station where you will have the opportunity to try the famous Greek deserts. Finish the day with a walk along the Corniche, a promenade that stretches along the Mediterranean Sea, and admire the beautiful views of the city.

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