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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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A lot quieter in the morning, which I enjoyed. We arrived a little before 10:00AM, which is when the ticket booth opens. You'll need to leave your bags at a counter beside the ticket booth, as you're not allowed to take them with you inside....More
Such a wonderful place with high potentials.
Built in the middle of Alexandria's beachfront it gives a beautiful scenery to the whole area.
Pitty they surrounded it with some silly metal wall almost all around obscuring it partly😏.
Activities there can be made more and...More
The bibliotheca is must to see when you visit Alexandria, it a lot of great things such as the Sadat museum and we had a tour in the archaeological Museum which was really fabulous and the tour guide had all the info we needed. Great...More
I really enjoyed this stop. however, I wish I would have allowed more time for the extra exhibits in the basement, which is an extra ticket. This was the only place in Egypt where we felt uncomfortable with the atmosphere. I felt very judged and...More
I am a complete bibliophile. Not to mention an artist. This place was made for folks like me. They have a whole section dedicated to the book arts and have so many examples. Plus several galleries dedicated to various contemporary artists of Egypt. The wealth...More