Alexandria - tourist attractions

markerA El-Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque El-Mursi Abul-Abbas Mosque (جامع المرسي أبو العباس) is a famous mosque in Alexandria, Egypt. It is dedicated to the 13th century Alexandrine Sufi saint el-Mursi Abul Abbas whose tomb it contains. It is located in the Anfoushi neighborhood of Alexandria, near the Citadel of Qaitbay. The Mosque was de... El-Mursi Abul Abbas Mosque - photo
markerB Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria is the historical seat of the Pope of Alexandria, the head of the Coptic Orthodox Church. The cathedral is said to stand on the site of the church founded by St. Mark the Evangelist in AD 60. St. Mark the Evangelist (author of the second Gospel) h... Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria - photo
markerC Lighthouse of Alexandria The Lighthouse of Alexandria (in Ancient Greek: ὁ Φάρος της Ἀλεξανδρείας), was a tower built between 280 and 247 BC on the island of Pharos at Alexandria, Egypt. Its purpose was to guide sailors into the port of Alexandria. With a height variously estimated at somewhere between 393 and 450 ft (120 a... Lighthouse of Alexandria - photo
markerD Royal Jewelry Museum The Royal Jewelry Museum (متحف المجوهرات) is an art and history museum in the Zizenia neighborhood of Alexandria, Egypt. It is located in the former palace of Princess Fatma Al-Zahra'. Its halls contain an inestimable collection of jewels and jewelry of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty. 19th century paintin... Royal Jewelry Museum - photo
markerE Graeco-Roman Museum The Graeco-Roman Museum of Alexandria in Egypt was created in 1892. It was first built in an 5-room apartment, inside one small building in Rosetta Street (later Avenue Canope and nowadays Horriya). In 1895, it was transferred to another building that only had eleven rooms. More rooms were added lat... Graeco-Roman Museum - photo
markerF Borg El Arab Airport Borg El Arab International Airport (مطار برج العرب الدولي) (IATA: HBE,  ICAO: HEBA) is an airport serving Alexandria, Egypt. It is located about 40 km (25 mi) southwest of Alexandria, in Borg El Arab (alternate spellings: Borg Al Arab, Burg El Arab). The airport also serves the nearby areas of the N... Borg El Arab Airport - photo
markerG Alexandria International Airport in Egypt Alexandria International Airport or El Nouzha Airport (مطار الإسكندرية الدولي) (IATA: ALY,  ICAO: HEAX) is a public airport located in Alexandria, Egypt, 7 km southeast of the city center. The airport offers services to domestic destinations within Egypt and cities across the Arab world. Alexandria ... Alexandria International Airport in Egypt - photo
markerH Maamoura Beach in Alexandria Maamoura Beach (شاطئ المعمورة‎) is a neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt. It is located east of Montaza 's royal gardens, and administrated by both the Governorate of Alexandria (Montaza Block) and the Maamoura Housing and Construction company. It is considered one of the main tourist attractions of A... Maamoura Beach in Alexandria - photo
markerI Shallalat Gardens Shallalat Gardens is the name of ancient garden located in Alexandria, Egypt. Shallalat Gardens occupy a big area of Al Shatby neighborhood. Parts of the ancient Alexandria Wall are still present at the gardens till now. Shallalat Gardens - photo
markerJ Montaza Palace Montaza Palace (قصر المنتزة) is a palace and extensive gardens in the Montaza district of Alexandria, Egypt. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea. The extensive Montaza Palace grounds first had the Salamlek Palace, built in 1892 by Khe... Montaza Palace - photo

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