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Address: Alexandria, Egypt
Description: The Corniche is a glorious 3km walkway along the harbour dotted with...
The Corniche is a glorious 3km walkway along the harbour dotted with restaurants, markets and historic sights.
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Its all around Mediterranean

Its a dream to spend evening at Mediterranean Sea for everyone knows about its beauty. I got a chance to spend evening around it. Its was beautiful walk at the Corniche with cold... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Ahmedabad, India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The corniche is a long winding road alongside the coast filled with beaches, hotels and restaurants. It is especially beautiful at night.

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Cairo, Egypt
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

as rest of all alexandria as long its not crowded you will pray to live there, walking by the cornish in the sun rise, sun set, at night is always amazing and cheerfull as long as it is not crowded.

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Oxford, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Every morning, after I have my breakfast at the Cecil Hotel, I take a stroll along the Corniche, and by far, it is one of the most romantic, enchanting, and fun activities of my day! Why? Let me tell you. First of all, it overlook the beautiful Mediterranean - the sea that changes colors with its moods: sometimes it is... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

I envy people of Alexandria for having such a wonderful coastline. It is enjoyable all seasons of the year. It is an available, cheap outing for anyone. However, avoid being there during rush hours.

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

you can enjoy in summer and in winter because the sun is available every day with warm temperature ok

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Ahmedabad, India
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57 reviews 57 reviews
24 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Its a dream to spend evening at Mediterranean Sea for everyone knows about its beauty. I got a chance to spend evening around it. Its was beautiful walk at the Corniche with cold breeze. There are plenty of coffee shops, restaurants and nice beach to play around at the Corniche. I would strongly advise to spend an evening here if... More 

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morris, nj
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

it's shame such nice coastline wide boulevard was choked with traffic in a weekday non-rush hour, with all the pollution, noise, litters, run-down historical buildings, this place desperate need a face-lift, along with some decent mass transit.

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Madrid, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Quintessential Alexandria. As the rest of the city, the Corniche is overwhelmed by traffic, polution and trash. If you can manage to cross thecorniche you will have great view of the sea, waves washing trash upon the beach. It is a disgusting site, and to think that one side of the mediterranean is worried about the effects of building to... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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193 reviews 193 reviews
56 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The corniche of Alexandria is a must see if you are in the city. It has a beautiful & wide sidewalk with many beaches, restaurants & great views of the sea.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
26 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

this runs the length of the Alexandria coastline with multiple access to various beaches and places to eat.However, in summer months can be jammed up with traffic abd takes forever to get around on

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