It's time to see Alexandria, one of the most popular Mediterranean cities and a major port on the northern coast of Egypt. Throughout this tour in Alexandria, you'll get to know the Citadel of Qaitbay. The Lighthouse of Alexandria, the Pillar of Pompey, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, and the New Library of Alexandria Location. In addition, you will have transportation, food, and an Egyptologist guide who will tell you all the details about the most famous Mediterranean city in Egypt.
Getaways Egypt Tour manager will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo; Then, we head for the ancient port city of Alexandria, where you'll ramp up the adventure with a full-day tour of extraordinary ruins and relics from Greco-Roman times. Built-in 331 BC by Alexander the Great and set on a gorgeous Mediterranean harbor, the city is an archaeological treasure trove. Start with the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, which is a vast complex of rock-cut tombs used for almost 200 years starting in the second century. With ornamented columns, labyrinthine passages, funeral halls, and relief carvings in a variety of styles, the Catacombs are a vivid illustration of Alexandria's unique style of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman traditions. Then discover Pompey's Pillar erected to honor the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Alexandrina Bibliotheca stands as a marvel of the modern world. Gaze out over its granite facade, carved with letters and hieroglyphs representing more than 120 different scripts. The library's vast collection contains texts in every language and on every subject imaginable.
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