Bibliotheca Alexandrina 4.0 rating

  Cultural Attractions

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.

 Hours 
Sun
11:00
19:00
Mon
11:00
19:00
Tue
11:00
19:00
Wed
11:00
19:00
Thu
11:00
19:00
Fri
Closed
 
Sat
12:00
16:00
About Bibliotheca Alexandrina

 Alexandria Governorate 21526, Egypt

 +20 3-4839999

 http://www.bibalex.gov.eg

Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Alexandria National Museum

Alexandria National Museum(0.9 km)
The Alexandria National Museum has 3 floors of exhibits on the history of Alexandria in Al-Saad Bassili Pasha Palace, an elegant Italianate mansion.

Kom el-Shouqafa

Kom el-Shouqafa(2.8 km)
The Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa are counted as one of the 7 wonders of the Medieval Ages.

Graeco-Roman Museum

Graeco-Roman Museum(1.1 km)
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.

Alexandria Roman Theatre

Alexandria Roman Theatre(1.7 km)
The Kom Al-Dikka or Roman Amphitheatre in Alexandria dates back to the 2nd century AD, with typical Greco-Roman features.

Tomb of the Unknown Naval Soldier

Tomb of the Unknown Naval Soldier(1.8 km)
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Mansheya is a neo-Classical monument honoring Egyptian military personnel who lost their lives at sea.

Alexandria Museum of Fine Arts

Alexandria Museum of Fine Arts(1.6 km)
The Museum of Fine Arts displays a collection of paintings, sculpture and architectural works by national and international artists.

National Institute For Oceanography & Fisheries

National Institute For Oceanography & Fisheries(2.4 km)
The National Institute For Oceanography & Fisheries has an aquarium and museum on marine life.

Attarine Mosque

Attarine Mosque(1.9 km)
Originally a church dedicated to Saint Athanasius built in 370 AD, it was converted into the Attarine Mosque following the Muslim conquest of Egypt.

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