Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt and is considered a major economic center. With the lighthouse which is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, it’s one of the most history-filled cities, also home to many Greco-Roman landmarks. When planning your next trip to Egypt, make sure to take the time to visit the beauty of Alexandria and learn all about the history of the ancient world there, as well as many other types of adventures and activities awaiting your arrival.
1. Citadel of Qaitbay
The 15th century fortress was established in 1477 AD by a sultan named Al-Ashraf Sayf El-Din Qaitbay. The citadel is located on the Mediterranean Sea coast, situated on the eastern side of the northern tip of Pharos Island. Built on the exact sight of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, Qaitbay’s efforts were in vain since the Ottomans took
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