But its coastal nature, with its extended area, which made it the second capital of Egypt, did not make it the only part of coastal tourism. Alexandria is one of the most diverse tourist destinations in Egypt. Its features are of a religious nature, including a cultural-historical nature that is not without a touch. European. You can not come to tourism in Egypt without visiting it.
The most important landmarks of Alexandria
Library of Alexandria
Of course, do not miss the visit to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, this great oval edifice surrounded by a large wall of granite in beauty and engraving in more than 120 languages. Inside, it is divided into sections of reading, which includes thousands of rare books in various fields of science, A sound library for the blind and a conference center. Do not forget that there is a library for children and adolescents.
You can visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina from Sunday to Thursday from 11 am to 7 pm, Saturday from 12 am to 4 pm, and Friday from 2 pm to 7 pm.
The castle overlooking the eastern port of Alexandria represents a magnificent view of the sea, where you can enjoy a panoramic view of the sea and the whole area from the top of the walls of the castle, as well as visit the Maritime Museum, which boasts hundreds of species of marine organisms and reviews the history of the wars that passed through the city From the Roman wars to the British battles that ended with their capture.
It is located near the heart of the city and reviews its history from the earliest ages to the most recent, in halls that draw its architectural designs from the spirit of the era with its timeless monuments. The museum, which was once the palace of one of the city’s rich, is a three-story exterior with unique Italian architecture.