Pompey's Pillar, Pompey's Pillar, Al Karah WA at Toubageyah WA Kafr Al Ghates, Karmouz, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
Dear visitor, we designed for you a very special tour to get to know the legendary city of Alexandria, the second largest city in Egypt. It was the capital of Egypt for almost 9 centuries, founded by the great conqueror, Alexander the Great, it housed one of the largest libraries in the ancient world, it had the first university on earth, and it still maintains the remains of its old lighthouse, counted among the 7 wonders of the world, Alexandria is a place full of history, full of love and spirituality. which is known by the nickname "the Pearl of the Mediterranean".
Immerse yourself in its past with this excursion from Cairo.
At 6:30 a.m. departure from Cairo towards Alexandria,
First visit Pompey's Pillar, the Catacombs of Alexandria, which is the largest Roman cemetery consisting of three levels carved into the rock, a private tomb, then we proceed to see the citadel of Qaitbay, this defensive complex was built in the century XV by Sultan Qaitbay, right in the same place where the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria stood. Several earthquakes destroyed the watchtower, whose remains were used to build the Citadel.
Then we will visit the Alexandrian Library, a reincarnation of the famous ancient library of Alexandria.
Return to your hotel.