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Chatby Tombs

Port Said Sreet, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
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Good, but nothing compared to upper Egypt tombs

This is an interesting find, and tombs dating back to 300 BC, at least but still they are nothing... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Steven W
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Cairo, Egypt
Unique experience

Walking down to see the tombs was quite an experience. It was a wonderful experience for the whole... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
Amir1122
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30 Mar 2017
“Good, but nothing compared to upper Egypt tombs”
2 Dec 2016
“Unique experience”
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Port Said Sreet, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

This is an interesting find, and tombs dating back to 300 BC, at least but still they are nothing like the tombs in Luxor or Aswan. Worth the small entry price and challenging walk.

1  Thank Steven W
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Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Walking down to see the tombs was quite an experience. It was a wonderful experience for the whole family.

Thank Amir1122
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Reviewed May 20, 2016

According to our guide, these tombs go back to the times of Alexander the Great. There are a few tombs and appears to be about 50 burial slots. Not a lot of information about this spot and our guide stated not too many people visit...More

2  Thank Kenneth7228
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

Not much to see here so we didn't pay the admission to enter and shot our photos from the outside. You can see the site through the bars of the iron fence. More convenient to visit than the tombs of Mustafa Kamil however.

Thank Mark W
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Reviewed September 26, 2015

Great Collections.. but no proper explanation or proper guide. Need more english translation posters for better understanding. At the entrance, no sign board available.

Thank Duraisamy
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Reviewed July 6, 2015

It doesn't sound or look interesting from the outside but when we had a guided tour it was just amazing knowing all that history behind it

Thank Shereef-Marzouk
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Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

This place is just like an old cemetery. U dont have to pay 20pound if u want to see it from outside the gate, which for me is good enough. U can see everything clearly from the outside. For me its not worth spending 20...More

Thank crab_risotto
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Reviewed December 6, 2011

Since its analysis Alexandria you may come across for many a while a center of location light-weight to the whole location. It used a wonderful location in the heritage of persons. Today Alexandria is regarded the second affordable obligation choice earnings of The red sea....More

Thank peter w
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Reviewed December 10, 2009

Not as impressive as the catacombs, but reputedly the oldest tombs in Alexandria, The necropolis at Chatby (sometimes written Shatbi or Chatbi) are situated next to the Youth Hostel and across the road from St Marc's College on Port Said Street (near the Corniche, East...More

3  Thank ilovemiddleeast
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