Discover places to go in Alexandria through the eyes of a local private tour guide, Before going to your hotel, make a private day of Alexandria sights tours to see the attractions and places of Alexandria like the Kom El Shoqafa Catacomb, the Alexandria Library, the pillars of Pompey, and Qaitbaay Castle.
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Alexandria sights tours from Alexandria
Meet your tour guide after having breakfast at the hotel to start your Alexandria day trips to Alexandria, the shining pearl of the Mediterranean and the second-largest city in Egypt, the city is named after its founder, the Macedonian leader Alexander the Great, who conquered Egypt in 332 B.C.
places to go in Alexandria
First, you will visit Pompey’s Pillar, the only remaining pillar from the Roman temple known anciently as the Serapeum, then you will move to The Citadel of Qaitbay, built by the Mamluk rulers to fortify the Mediterranean seacoast against the Ottomans, on the same spot where Alexandria’s ancient lighthouse once stood one of the seven wonders of the ancient world that no longer exist.
After that you will visit the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, the largest Roman cemetery in Egypt consisting of three layers of tombs and chambers cut out of the rock under the ground and the beautifully decorated burial of a rich romanized Egyptian family. 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 research in the ancient world and a destination for scholars from all over the world, it is including about 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. Finally, enjoy your seafood lunch in a local restaurant. After that, you will be transferred back to your hotel.