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    Alexandria, Mediterranean Coast, Egypt
    A visit to Alexandria is not complete without a visit to the Catacombs of Kom Ash-Shuqqafa. Open from 9am to 4pm cost is about 12 Egyptian Pound. Well worth it. Booking is not required but more information can be obtained on 484 5800. Cameras are not permitted and bags need to be left at the ticket counter while you descend into the unknown.
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    Alexandria, Mediterranean Coast, Egypt
    The second largest city in Egypt, Alexandria has an atmosphere that is more Mediterranean than Middle Eastern; its ambiance and cultural heritage distance it from the rest of the country although it is only 225 km. from Cairo. Founded by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria became the capital of Graco-Roman Egypt; its status as a beacon of culture is symbolized by Pharos, the legendry lighthouse that was one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The setting for the stormy relationship between Cleopatra and Mark Antony, Alexandria was also the center of learning in the ancient world, but ancient Alexandria declined, and when Napoleon landed he found a sparsely populated fishing village. Since the 19th century Alexandria has played a new role, as a focus for Egypt's commercial and maritime expansion. This Alexandria has been immortalized by writers such as E.M. Forster and Cavafy. Generations of immigrants from Greece, Italy and the Levant settled here and made the city synonymous with commerce, cosmopolitanism and bohemian culture; Lawrence Durrell described it as " The capital city of Asiatic Europe, if such a thing could exist". Please go to http://www.alexandriatour.com/ If you want more information....
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    Alexandria, Mediterranean Coast, Egypt
    al kalaa(kait bay castel)
    kadoura restaurant
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    Alexandria, Mediterranean Coast, Egypt
    roman catacombs, roman amphitheatre
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    Alexandria, Mediterranean Coast, Egypt
    the museum is great. and the pyramids. got a little dissipointed of the pyramids, becouse there were nothing in there, just a little hall. but then you go to the museum, and its great!!
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    Alexandria, Mediterranean Coast, Egypt
    Do a tour. It is hard to find your way around the city by yourself, and in some areas you might feel uncomfortable.
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