Things to do for Art & Design Lovers in Alexandria
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Ba7ree area Alexandria, Egypt Alexandria is a love wave on Egyptian land :)
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Amazing architecture inside and outside. Not a lot of books though. lots of empty shelves due to some censorships or lack of funding...Popular withHistoryStudentsLocal
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The Lighthouse of Alexandria is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It was a tall structure, probably near 400 feet, that shown a light to guide boats toward the city. At that tall, it's light could potentially be seen about 30 miles away. The lighthouse isn't there anymore (all the Wonders save the pyramids are gone), but ...Popular withHistory
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The tombs or Kim Al Shouqafa are something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie. It's the last private graveyard dedicated to the old Egyptian religion, dug and carved out during the reign of the Antonine Emperors, Second Century A.D. The fusion of pharaoh-nic motifs embedded in Greco-Roman stonework (and vice versa) make this place uniquely creepy cool.
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My dream city! You must definitely visit this mixture of oriental traditions and European style! The Mediterranean Sea washes Alexandria, giving salty cool and fresh air to the every street, each opened window or balcony. As I have noticed, Alexandria is more clean city than Cairo, ways under houses are from marble or ceramics, gardens are beautiful! Wanna live there!
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The 1923 built Royal Palace is now converted into the Royal Museum which houses the exquisite heirloom jewelry of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty (the royal family that ruled Egypt for about 170 years!). After a few renovations, this palace was reopened in 2006 but now post the revolution in 2011, stays closed most of the time - there was rumour ...Popular withLuxuryFamilies