Our experts from Cairo Top Tours offer you all the important information before you start your tours in Egypt and nice tours in Cairo like the amazing and breathtaking Giza Pyramids tour as well as many other well-organized tours all over the country such as Islamic Cairo trips and the spiritual Coptic Cairo tour. in addition to a splendid day tour to Alexandria from Cairo.
Alexander the Great built the city of Alexandria in 332 BC and gave it its name. It is unlike any other Egyptian city as it has a long and rich history that bears witness to some of Egypt tours splendor. Indeed, many important events and stories took place in this city as part of the history of Egypt.
In the wonderful and beautiful Siwa Oasis, Alexander the Great chose to visit the Temple of the Oracle of the god Amun, who was considered the most important and significant of the gods of ancient Egypt. He approached the village of Racotis and determined that this would be the place for the construction of a great city. He had it built by one of his architects. Alexander then went to Siwa to consult the oracle about his fate, after which he left Egypt to fight the Persians in Asia.
Things to do in Alexandria Egypt
The city was not completely built until the reign of Ptolemy I, (Soter "the Saviour"), and his successor Ptolemy II (Philadelphus) when the buildings of the city were completed and it became the main capital of Egypt.