"Alexandria - a lovely city by the sea" Top 5 Page for this destination Alexandria by MalenaN
Alexandria Travel Guide: 672 reviews and 1,773 photos
Alexandria is a big city, the second largest in Egypt, situated by the blue Mediterranean Sea. I really liked the atmosphere; to walk along the Cornish, sit at a café, visiting museums and historical places, travelling on the slow tram and to dive to see the ruins of the lighthouse.
I stayed three nights in Alexandria and felt it was too little. There were still many things left to see and do.
The famous library from ancient time, once the biggest library in the world, is not there any more, but a new modern one has been built. Neither is the lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, standing. But if you are a diver you can dive at the site where the lighthouse is believed to have stood.
Alexandra Dive Centre is situated in Eastern Harbour, next to Tikka Grill. It is just by the sea and there are tables... more travel advice
Walking through Anfushi from Mosque of Abu Abbas al-Mursi to Midan Tahrir is a nice experience. It is a long market... more travel advice
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