Corniche

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A stroll along the Corniche, from Qaitbay Fort to the new library, gives a real insight into the Mediterranean character of a city looking to the West. It will also give you a taste of the cosmopolitan atmosphere of the 1930s to the 1950s, for example at Hotel Cecil, immortalised by Lawrence Durrell in The Alexandria Quartet. The seafront with its hotels, cafés and restaurants is frequented by locals too, especially at sunset, and the sandy beaches are very popular in summer.

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Alexandria Manuscript Museum
Alexandria Manuscript Museum
The Manuscript Museum boasts an
Alexandria Antiquities Museum
Alexandria Antiquities Museum
A thousand exhibits illustrate the
1:30
Greco-Roman Museum
Greco-Roman Museum
The collections mainly cover the Greco
2:00
Royal Jewelry Museum
Royal Jewelry Museum
A beautiful villa built in 1919 for
Qaitbay Fort
Qaitbay Fort
Long after its light was extinguished
1:00
Catacombs of Kom el-Shugafa
Catacombs of Kom el-Shugafa
This vast hypogeum with a capacity for
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Qaitbay Fort
Qaitbay Fort
Long after its light was extinguished
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Catacombs of Kom el-Shugafa
Catacombs of Kom el-Shugafa
This vast hypogeum with a capacity for
1:00
Villa of Birds
Villa of Birds
Restored thanks to the American Research
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