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Alexandria is a historic city located on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, it became a major center of culture, trade, and learning in the ancient world.

13-Things to Do in Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria travel guide: Things to Do in Alexandria, Egypt Where ancient whispers mingle with modern beats, Alexandria awakens to many things to do in Alexandria, Egypt. In this vibrant Egyptian city, history isn’t confined to museums – it pulsates in every cobblestone and whispers from every archway. Step into Alexandria, a city where the past...
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Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria, Egypt: Where history comes alive Situated gracefully on the Mediterranean shoreline, Alexandria unfolds as a captivating mosaic of Egypt’s diverse history, cultural richness, and maritime allure. Ranking as the second-largest city in this ancient land, Alexandria effortlessly merges the past with the present. Presenting a captivating narrative of its storied legacy and thriving contemporary...
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11 Most Famous Synagogues In Egypt
Judaism is the third official religion in Egypt, together with Islam and Christianity. One of the first known monotheistic religions, likely dating to between 2000-1500 B.C. Egyptian Jews have their own synagogues scattered throughout Egypt. Here we are just covering the 11 most well-known synagogues in Cairo and Alexandria. 1-Shaar Hashamayim or Adly Synagogue:  The...
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Library Of Alexandria
The Library of Alexandria is a great library and culture center, not only in Alexandria but on the Mediterranean coast and the whole world. The ancient Egyptians had a great deal of knowledge in every field. Ancient Egyptian libraries are the most important source of this knowledge. The Ancient Egyptians had two different types of...
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Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria
The Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria is one of the great highlights of the beautiful city of Alexandria. The Amphitheaters were not just popular in Egypt, they were popular in other countries as Italy, Greece, Jordan and Turkey. Name & Meaning: This Roman Amphitheatre is the only one of its type that exists in Egypt. The...
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Pompey's Pillar in Alexandria
Many of the ancient historians did not tell us more details about the “Pompey’s Pillar” but about the buildings that stood nearby and have disappeared now. The Pompey’s Pillar lies close to the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. The hill on which the pillar is erected was covered with temples and houses a long...
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Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria
The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is one of the most important fortifications in Egypt. It was constructed by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay to defend Egypt against the Ottomans/Turks. Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay: Qaitbay was born in 1416 in the Caucasus, in the region of the Black Sea. Due to his skills, he was bought by a...
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Catacombs Of Kom El-Shoqafa
The Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa are located close to Pompey’s Pillar in Alexandria. The catacombs are huge Egyptian tombs and royal cemeteries with Ptolemaic and Roman influences. The catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa are one the largest Roman burial sites not just in Alexandria but in Egypt. These catacombs started as a private tomb for a...
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