Alexandria Library

This royal Alexandria Library was once the greatest and largest libraries in the ancient world. It was dedicated to the Muses, the nine goddesses of arts and flourished during the Ptolemaic dynasty. It functioned as the main scholarship center from its construction in the 3rd century BC until the Roman conquest of Egypt in 30 […]

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Pompey’s Pillar

Pompey’s Pillar “The Memorial of Diocletian” Pompey’s Piller is the biggest memorial column of red granite in Egypt. It is a 30m Roman triumphal column in a rocky hilltop in the middle of Alexandria. It is about 28 m high and has been one of the city’s prime sights. This column was chosen by the […]

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Qaitbay Citadel

Qaitbay citadel is a magical defensive fortress was built in the 15th century and it is located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea in Alexandria, on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island at the mouth of the Eastern Harbour. It was built by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa’it Bay in […]

The Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa Facts | The Catacombs History and Discovery

The Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa

Secrets Behind the Unique Catacombs It is an important historical archeological site in Alexandria that is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Middle Ages. Alexandria was called “The Paris of Antiquity” because of its great history and touristic attractions, that you can visit during your Egypt tours packages The Catacombs were […]