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- (ALEXANDRIA TURNAROUND)

Alexandria, fondly called the Bride of the Mediterranean, is one of Egypt’s most vibrant cities on the Mediterranean coast. Alexandria, named after Alexander the Great .Alexandria is second largest city in Egypt; it is a 2-3 hour drive from Cairo.

You can choose from one of the two plans for this exciting day in Alexandria.

 

(Plan A = Standard Plan) " Best Seller " 

We will begin the journey with a visit to the Montazah Palace where the last Khedive of Egypt and Sudan lived surrounded by elaborate gardens and traditional architecture. 
Then we stop for Pictures by Stanley (neighborhood) which is a neighborhood near the city centre of Alexandria. The area is most famous for the iconic Stanley Bridge on the corniche, as well as its private-access beach. Stanley Bridge  is the first bridge in Egypt to be constructed over the sea.
We will visit The Alexandrian Library from outside (was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world). We will pause for lunch in a sea view restaurant & from outside you will visit Qaytbay Citadel from outside where you can have a free walk on the Cornish. (Qaytbay built the fortress in the 14th century to defend Alexandria and he built it on The site of Pharos Lighthouse that was one of the seven wanders of the ancient world.
On our way back to Cairo you will the chance to see the Al Anfushi Fish Market  which is somehow like a Fish Auction and finally  you will see the popular mosque named Al Musri Abu Alabbas mosque.



(Plan B)

We are going to visit The Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa (Seven Wonders of the middle ages) .It contains a large number of graves, including a mass grave of animal and human remains that refers to a mass execution carried out in Alexandria by a Roman Emperor in 215 AD. They display an unusual fusion of Greek, Roman, and Egyptian . Then we will see The Roman Theater (A theater with marble seats up to 800 spectators, Galleries, Section of mosaic flooring & a pleasure garden). Then we will visit The Alexandrian Library from oustide (was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world) . We will pause for lunch in a sea-view restaurant  , After that we will Visit Qaytbay Citadel from outside  where you can have a free walk on the Cornish. (Qaytbay built the fortress in the 14th century to defend Alexandria and he built it on The site of Pharos Lighthouse that was one of the seven wanders of the ancient world. On our way back to Cairo you will the chance to see the Al Anfushi Fish Market then you will see the popular mosque named Al Musri Abu Alabbas mosque.

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