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...tbay, and Pompey's Pillar. Discover the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Montazah Palace, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, a...
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... Citadel, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Kom Al Shoqafa Catacombs, Pompey's pillar and the National museum of Alexandria.
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The Bibliotheca Alexandrina commemorates the ancient Library of Alexandria as a major library and cultural centre on the Mediterranean coast.
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina commemorates the ancient Library of Alexandria as a major library and cultural centre on the Mediterranean coast. Resembling a sundial, the 160m diameter glass-panelled roof tilts slopes towards the sea. The grey granite walls are engraved with characters from 120 different scripts. It houses an Antiquities Museum, a Manuscript Museum and a museum on President Anwar Al Sadat.
Alexandria Governorate 21526, Egypt
The Alexandria National Museum has 3 floors of exhibits on the history of Alexandria in Al-Saad Bassili Pasha Palace, an elegant Italianate mansion
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 Museum of Fine Arts displays a collection of paintings, sculpture and architectural works by national and international artists
The Kom Al-Dikka or Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria dates back to the 2nd century AD, with typical Greco-Roman features
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Mansheya is a neo-Classical monument honoring Egyptian military personnel who lost their lives at sea
Originally a church dedicated to Saint Athanasius built in 370 AD, it was converted into the Attarine Mosque following the Muslim conquest of Egypt
The National Institute For Oceanography & Fisheries has an aquarium and museum on marine life
The Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi Mosque built in 1775 by the Algerians has the tomb of Andalusian Sufi saint el-Mursi Abul Abbas
The Citadel of Qaitbay is a 15th century fortress on the eastern end of the Pharos Island, on the same sight as the Lighthouse of Alexandria which was one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world
The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa are counted as one of the 7 wonders of the Medieval Ages