Alexandria, Egypt was the capital of Greece-Roman Egypt, and it still retains examples of its greatness with historical treasures from that period. Book your tip now form Alexandria and learn more about the culture of the country.
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Situated in the north-central part of the country and along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, Alexandria has become Egypt's second largest city. With its colorful history and distinct culture, Alexandria is well worth a visit for anyone intrigued by historical facts, objects, and places during Egypt tours. This exciting Alexandria culture trip is one of our most enjoyable Alexandria excursions. This ancient city, founded initially by Alexander the Great, was once the world's leading site for intellect at the height of the Greeks' power. Many historical sites are housed in this city, including the Bibliotheca, a building erected in tribute to the legendary Library of Alexandria.
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Alexandria, Egypt was the capital of Greco-Roman Egypt, and it still retains examples of its greatness with historical treasures from that period. Our certified tour guide who speaks fluent English will meet you at the hotel in Alexandria to begin your Alexandria culture trip from Alexandria. You will arrange a suitable pick-up time with your operator. Start your day Tour there visiting the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Discovered by a donkey in 1900, the catacombs represent the largest Roman cemetery in Egypt and include the remains of more than 300 individual tombs. Constructed in the 2nd century A.D., probably for one family, they were later expanded to three levels cut 90 feet deep into existing rock. They now merge Roman, Greek and Egyptian cultural aspects in their design and decoration. The catacombs are accessed by a series of descending circular steps.
You will also be surprised by the Bibliotheca of Alexandria. It was not only an important ancient library but also the Centre of learning and scientific research in the ancient world and a destination for scholars from all over the Mediterranean and beyond, comprising 8 million books the new Bibliotheca is the most important modern project in Alexandria built adorning the sea boulevard like the sun of knowledge is rising upon the Mediterranean from Alexandria.
Next stop on your day trip is a visit to Pompey's Pillar, an 88-foot red Aswan granite column with a circumference of 29 feet. Perhaps Alexandria's best-known ancient monument, Pompey's Pillar was constructed in honor of Emperor Diocletain in 293 A.D.
Continue to see the outside of Qaitbay 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.
Your excursion will conclude with a visit to the Roman Theater. Also referred to as the Roman Amphitheatre, the site dates to the 2nd century A.D. Unearthed during excavations in 1960, this well-preserved Roman Theater features galleries, sections of mosaic flooring and marble seating for up to 800 spectators. After the visit to the theater, you will be returned to the hotel.