You can build an unforgettable daytrip into Rashid City with Cairo Top Tours' Rosetta Tours from Alexandria. Before you board a boat to see the point of the Nile and the Mediterránee, as well as Rashid Castle, you can explore the rich historic knowledge about the French invasion of Egypt, and then visit the Islamic Rashid sights.
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Rosetta Day Tour From Alexandria
We offer various day trips from Alexandria which give you the chance to explore Rashid City from Alexandria with an amazing Rosetta day tour From Alexandria.
Rashid City is located around 260 kilometers to the northeast west of Cairo, Rosetta’s fame was derived from the Rosetta Stone, which Champollion used to understand the hieroglyphic script for the first time in history at the beginning of the 19th century. This is besides the remarkable ottoman architecture that was well-preserved in Rosetta until today.
On your Rosetta day tour, our guide will meet you in your hotel in Alexandria. You will drive by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Rosetta which is considered a large open-air museum for Islamic architecture. The Islamic monuments in Rosetta do not exist in any other city in Egypt, except for Cairo. Rosetta is famous for its architecture that dates back to the 18th century.
In the Rosetta museum, you will get to explore a lot of historic information about the French invasion of Egypt, Napoleon’s expedition as well as the British campaign. After your Rosetta museum visit, enjoy a walk in the famous street full of houses that dates back to the 18th century. Rosetta is one of the few cities remaining where houses of ancient Islamic architecture style still exist.
Afterward, you will get to visit the citadel of Qaitbay in Rosetta where the famous Rosetta Stone was found. In the end, you will get to see the meeting point of the Nile and the sea which is considered a very remarkable thing to see. When your Rosetta day tour is finished, you will start your journey back to Alexandria.