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Located near the site of the ancient library of Alexandria, this modern version is an eleven-story, cylindrical-shaped building that houses more than eight million books. A re-imagining of Alexandria's ancient Great Library, this gorgeously designed...more
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The place you have to visit once you hit Alexandria,
1st thing to do is to get your ticket and the tour guide ticket
& before you start your tour that take from 50 to 90 minutes is to get the tickets for the palantarium...More
Very interesting place, feels like an oasis between all the other buildings in Alexandria. I absolutely recommend the guided tours, right after security check at the entrance, you see the reception for these guided tours.
I loved this place.I think the architecture was fantastic. Really enjoyed the art collections in particular there was a modern spin on ancient Egyptian art that was excellent. Definitely worth a few hours of your time.
A must visit in Alexandria. A modern beautiful architecture both inside and outside with huge collection of books. The library has several museums also. Better to have a guided tour (no extra pay) offered by the library to know the details. According t o the...More
Although Alexandria boasts a good shoreline and seafood, the biggest draw for me is the library. Built after the fabled Library at Alexandria that was burned down a hundred years ago, this new Bibliotheca Alexandria aims to rebuild the ambiance of the old library.
Our tour only took us to the outside of this building which is spectacular. We decided to go inside and after paying the 70 egyptian pounds and lining up through a number of security points we were treated to a mastepiece of architecture. Being opposite...More
The Great Library of Alexandria in Alexandria, Egypt, was one of the largest and most significant libraries of the ancient world. The Library was part of a larger research institution called the Mouseion, which was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of the arts. ...More