Over-day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo
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Over-day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Start your visits with the remarkable Greco Roman necropolis in Egypt. The underground Catacomb consist of three layers all below the ground level, however the lower level is currently not open for visit due to the ground water. The reliefs of the Catacombs were inspired by a special mixture of Roman, Hellenistic, Pharaonic, and ancient Egyptian art.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria Egypt

Stop by the 27th meters high memorial column which is mistakenly called Pompey Pillar due to unproved believe that the remains of the great Roman general Pompey were in a pot at the top of the column. The Huge red granite column was erected in the honor of the Roman Emperor Diocletian.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Roman Amphitheatre, Raml Station Square At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Drive to the Roman Amphitheatre, the only known one in Egypt from the roman era. The well preserved Amphitheatre was used during the Roman, the Byzantine, and the Early Islamic era. It was used for music ceremonies and later as a conference hall. Earlier, the Amphitheatre had ceilings with domes that were based upon large columns to protect the audience from sun and rain. Moreover, these domes were used to magnify the sound of the music and the chants during different performances. Unfortunately, they were all destroyed.
Don’t miss during the tour to stand on the middle tile facing the audience section and try to speak up; you will notice how this spot magnify your sound due to the semi-circle design of the audience stadium.


Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Alexandria National Museum, 110 El Horreya Rd. Raml Station, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

End the tour by visiting the National Museum of Alexandria. The Museum displays more than 1,800 items from different eras including the Pharaonic, Ptolemaic, Roman, Byzantine, and Islamic. Among them interesting collection of antiquities that were found under the sea in Alexandria.

Duration: 45 minutes

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Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
  • Entry/Admission - Pompey's Pillar
  • Entry/Admission - Roman Amphitheatre
  • Entry/Admission - Alexandria National Museum
Not included
  • Lunch - The tour doesn't include any meals or drinks
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • It takes almost three hours drive from Cairo to Alexandria so it might not be suitable for guests who are not able to stay sitting all this time long.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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