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Alexandria, Egypt

Alexandria, the fabled city of ancient wonder, intellect, and culture, has left an indelible mark on the tapestry of human history. It is nestled on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. This city was founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BCE, and it quickly rose to prominence as one of the greatest centres of learning in the ancient world.

At its height, Alexandria was a cultural melting pot that drew intellectuals, scientists, poets, and philosophers from all over the world. Its renowned library, the Library of Alexandria, had innumerable scrolls and manuscripts from different cultures and was a beacon of knowledge. Some of the greatest minds in history, including Euclid, Archimedes, and Eratosthenes, studied here and made important discoveries that served as the basis for contemporary science and mathematics.

But there has been turmoil throughout Alexandria's history. The city experienced fires, political upheavals, the rise and fall of empires, and persistent conquests. Whether due to fire, battle, or negligence, the destruction of the Library of Alexandria stands as one of the biggest disasters in history and represents the loss of invaluable knowledge and wisdom.

Guided tours to Alexandria, Egypt

Explore the fascinating history, culture, and mystery of Alexandria with guided tours that take you on a fascinating journey through its historic streets. These immersive encounters, conducted by informed local guides, provide an insight into the historical treasures and contemporary pleasures of this fabled city. Every tour is an exploration journey that weaves together legends of pharaohs, philosophers, and conquerors, whether it is strolling through the Old Town's busy markets or seeing the ruins of the magnificent Library of Alexandria. Explore the thriving cultural life that flourishes amid the ancient ruins, marvel at the architectural marvels of the Citadel of Qaitbay and learn the secrets of the Pharos Lighthouse. Whether you are an art enthusiast, history buff, or just an inquisitive visitor, guided excursions to Alexandria guarantee an amazing experience full of breathtaking sites and intriguing tales just waiting to be discovered.

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What to expect – why visit Alexandria

A trip to Alexandria is sure to be enlightening, full of culture, history, and classic charm. Anticipate to be enthralled by a city that has seen the rise and fall of civilizations, where marvels from antiquity and contemporary pleasures coexist peacefully. Discover what is left of the fabled Library of Alexandria, which was once the largest collection of knowledge in antiquity, and take in the thriving cultural life that survives among the crumbling ruins. Explore the Old Town's vibrant markets, where the smells of spices and the sounds of bargaining merchants fill the air, or take in the stunning architecture of the Pharos Lighthouse and the Citadel of Qaitbay.

Travelers wishing to solve historical puzzles and enjoy the timeless charm of one of the finest towns in the world will find a wealth of experiences in Alexandria, from its stunning coastline to its busy streets. Whether you are interested in history, culture, or are just curious about travel, an excursion to Alexandria promises to be an amazing one full of wonder, discovery, and the enduring beauty of Egypt's Mediterranean jewel.

Popular Sites to See in Alexandria

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Paying homage to the city's famed ancient library, this modern architectural marvel is a center of learning and culture, featuring a vast library, museums, art galleries, and a planetarium.

The Citadel of Qaitbay

Constructed on the location of the former Pharos Lighthouse, this fortification from the 15th century has sweeping views of the Mediterranean and is home to a marine museum that illuminates Alexandria's maritime history.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best time of year to visit Alexandria?

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The best seasons to visit Alexandria are spring (March to May) or fall (September to November), when the temperature is moderate and comfortable for taking in the city's sights and outdoor activities.

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Alexandria is a constant reminder of the creative and intellectual capacity of people in many ways. It is evidence of the spirit of inquiry, the quest of knowledge, and the ability of civilizations to persevere in the face of hardship. Alexandria's heritage endures, motivating future generations to aspire for the skies and solve the mysteries of the cosmos as we take in its ancient wonders and consider its illustrious past.

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