The Graeco-Roman Museum has a vast collection of 40,000 objects, mostly dating from the 3rd century BC to the 3rd century AD, that show the influence of Graeco-Roman culture on Egyptian society after Alexander the Great's conquest. The beautiful neo-Classical building is currently closed for renovation.
Al Mesallah Sharq, Qesm Al Attarin, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
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Graeco-Roman Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map
Alexandria National Museum(0.6 km)
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina(1.1 km)
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Citadel of Qaitbay(2.8 km)
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Kom el-Shouqafa(1.7 km)
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Alexandria Roman Theatre(0.6 km)
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Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque(2.4 km)
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Pompey's Pillar(2.2 km)
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Tomb of the Unknown Naval Soldier(1.3 km)
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