With its special position, Alexandria is not only the largest port in Egypt (but also a bridge connecting Eurasian trade and cultural exchange, especially important through the Suez Canal. There are no pyramids or mummies of a Pharaoh, but with a rich history and attraction from the great remaining works, this place is still an ideal destination when traveling. to Egypt.
Some of the prominent places to visit in this city include Qaitbay Fort, Montaza Palace, Abu El Abbas El Mursi Mosque, the Royal Library of Alexandria, and others.
Qaitbay Fort was built in the traditional style, located right on the old site of Pharos lighthouse, one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world. The fortress has sweeping views of the city, inside there are small museums containing maritime relics and an aquarium, and three pillars possibly dating from the lighthouse.
Abu Al-Abbas Mosque is a place of pilgrimage for many Muslims from Egypt and Morocco. They were the people who passed through Alexandria on their way to and from Mecca. This is the place where the sacred rituals of Muslims are performed.
The vast coastal Corniche Avenue is the symbol of the city. 3 km long, the road runs along the harbor lined with restaurants, markets, and historical attractions. Along the coastal road near the library of Alexandria, there are many cafes with open views overlooking the sea.
With the idea of reviving the golden age of the historic Alexandrian library, a new library named Alexandrina was built 200 meters from the famous library campus, where many precious books of Rome and Greece were stored. The Great Library of Alexandrina is considered a modern cultural wonder. This modern version is an 11-story tall cylindrical building that holds more than eight million books.
Restaurants in Alexandria as well as Egypt in general are quite cheap. Alexandrian cuisine is imbued with Islamic and Arabic styles.
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