The tombs are located on one of the most famous streets in the coastal city of Alexandria. It connects the Corniche and Abu Qir roads, and despite that, it did not receive the necessary attention to market it as a tourist, despite its beauty. Even most Alexandrians hardly know of its existence despite its great historical importance. I advise you visit this amazing place and discover its story during Egypt tours
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The researcher at the Central Administration for Tourism and Resorts in Alexandria says: The Mustafa Kamel tombs are located in the northeastern part of the Mustafa Kamel area, and its entrance is on Al-Muaskar Al-Romani Street, noting that only chance revealed these important tombs that are included in our Egypt Luxury tours, during the years 1933 and 1934, specifically during the preparation of the area’s land. If you are a historical person and interested in discovering important tombs such as Mustafa Kamel's tomb, check our Alexandria day tours.
To build a football stadium. She added that the area is a complex of seven huge, richly decorated family tombs that give us an indication of burial customs in Alexandria between the third and second centuries BC.
She pointed out that only four tombs remained in this complex of tombs, which were carved into the rock:
the first and second tombs (under the surface of the earth), and the third and fourth tombs (part of them are above the surface of the earth), and only their foundations remain.
the researcher revealed that in 2018, while a citizen was carrying out excavation work on Al-Karmili Street in the Sidi Gaber area, a coffin made of black granite was found, and it is one of the largest coffins found in Alexandria and she pointed out that this coffin was transferred to the Mustafa Kamel archaeological area for display there with the rest of the belongings.You can book our Egypt day tours to Alexandria to discover and enjoy the best attractions, such as the Alexandria lighthouse pharos.
Regarding the visiting hours, she said that the visit is available seven days a week, from 9 am to 4 pm. On the one hand, Major General Gamal Rashad, head of the Central Administration for Tourism and Resorts in Alexandria, said that the administration, for its part, launched a campaign on its Facebook page under the title "Know your country", to introduce the various forgotten tourist and archaeological areas in the amazing city.
Rashad pointed out that the campaign has received great popularity and interaction from the public, noting that they are continuing to publish information about the various archaeological areas to enhance the values of belonging to the country and the homeland, as well as identifying newly discovered places under restoration and places equipped for visits.