Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria Governorate Egypt

Created By: Emily Pelston

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Alexandria is a port city that sits on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt. Alexandria was established in 331 BCE by Alexander the Great.

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The Great Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the biggest and most huge libraries of the old world. The idea of the library began with Ptolemy I. Ptolemy I reached out to many other rulers and scholars, in hopes that they... Read more
The Alexandria National Museum is located in Alexandria, Egypt. The museum became official in December of 2003. The museum is located in an Italian-style palace that has been renovated to suit the museum's indoor style. The Alexandria Nati... Read more
More than 30 years of removal have revealed numerous Roman remaining parts including this preserved theater with displays, segments of mosaic-deck, and marble seats for up to 800 attendees. In Ptolemaic times, this territory was the Park of... Read more
The Citadel of Qaitbay is a 15th-century built fortress. This fort was built to keep crusaders from invading the city and protecting the citizens. It was established in 1477 AD by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay. It is viewed as on... Read more
The mausoleums were named Kom El Shoqafa, which means Mound of Shards, in light of the fact that the region used to contain a hill of shards of earthenware which generally comprised of containers and articles made of mud. These articles wer... Read more
One of Alexandria's significant tourist spots, the Abu Abbas al-Mursi Mosque was inherent in 1796 over the burial chamber of the thirteenth-century Sufi heavenly man Abu Abbas al-Mursi. The mosque has strict guidelines in terms of wardrobe ... Read more
Pompey's Pillar ascends from the remnants of the old and celebrated Serapeion, which was once used to store the flood of original copies from the Great Library of Alexandria. Today the main single segment denotes the site of what was at on... Read more
Ras el–Tin Palace, which at first took the state of a Roman fortification trait of a few round columns and Italian decorations roused by the renaissance, is considered the most established among existing castles in Egypt. The royal reside... Read more
Cavafy Museum is an apartment in the middle of Alexandria, Egypt. Which earlier was the habitation of the Greek artist Constantine P. Cavafy, where he lived the majority of his life. The historical center began as an activity drew closer b... Read more


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