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We happened to arrive shortly before closing so we didn't have a lot of time but I felt like it was enough. We had no tour guide and it may have been worth the extra money if they offered one (not sure if they do)....More
The whole area has ongoing archaeological excavations, so you can see the statified layers- fascinating. The Roman theatre has great accoustics, so do try them out, stand on the stone in the middle. There are also artifacts from the sunken city on display
Well preserved piece of history. Does involve uneven ground and steps. You are not allowed to climb onto the levels but there is the ‘echo’ spot on the ground for you to speak and hear your own voice which is cool. There is also a...More
Amidst the hectic traffic of Alexandria: a heaven of peace. Admire the many grades of the amphitheatre, surely not the largest in the world but surely one of the most beautiful. One can immagine how it must have been so many centuries ago.
Kom El Dikka archaeological excavations and conservation and restoration works is a Polish-Egyptian project. Before archaeologists from the University of Warsaw began to excavate this site in the 1960s, it looked like what the name suggests -- literally a "hill of rubble." Now, after the...More
Alexandria is the best place to see 5 different eras - The Egyptian/The Greek/The Roman/The Byzantium and the Islamic Era under the Turks. if Roman ruins are not seen anywhere else then it is a good place to see.
The place needs some TLC. However, if you love history and understand the transition process, you will love it and be mesmerized by how beautiful (gotta close your eyes to see the beauty) it is. If not, you are likely to simply go, walk around,...More