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Roman Amphitheatre

Raml Station Square | At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria, Egypt
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Ranked #12 of 39 Attractions in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
Owner description: Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular tiers made of white and...
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Type: Ancient Ruins, Cultural
Owner description: Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular tiers made of white and gray marble.
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Bastrop, TX
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

If you are in Alexandria, why not stop by and see the amphitheater. It is very small, and only fairly recently excavated...not nearly as impressive as some others (Aspendos, Ephesus). However, it is in good condition and easy to access. One fun thing is the acoustic "center" of the amphitheater performance area is marked with a small plaque. If you... More 

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Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It is a small place and you can visit the whole in half an hour. Walk down to the spot where you can hear your amplified voice. Its quite interesting and you can sing a song its fun. Apart from that there are some objects on display, some paintings and a bird bath.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place is comparably small to the other ancient theathres there are. Still, it's worth a stroll to see the remains of Roman influence in Egypt. I watched the film Agora that sets in Alexandria. It probably doesn't screen this place tough. But visiting it could reproduce our thought about the people once there, the story hidden and stuff in... More 

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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The ruins are evidence of a time when the Romans ruled the world, they have been simply every where. I understand Helen of Troy was hiding here for a time as well.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

As amphitheatres go this one is not all that spectacular, but it's interesting nonetheless because of its historic relevance and age. There are numerous statues and treasures uncovered from underwater around the top of the amphitheatre. And don't miss the spot on the ground where you can sing without a microphone and everyone in the stands can hear you!

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Cascais, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

It's a very well conserved but not very protected roman amphitheater. It's a sweet and romantic place to wonder around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The roman amphitheatre is a small place to visit. What i didn't appreciate that there isn't a guide service or any legend that explain what you are seeing.In Alexandria museum the Roman amphitheatre section explain a lot more than the live place. For the price is cheap for foreigner about 30 gineh ( 4 dollars). You can spend one hour... More 

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Spent an hour or so wandering here. Interesting to see what's left of old Rome but not as spectacular as some others I've seen.

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The morning after we arrived in Alexandria by train from Cairo, we visited this Roman ruin. A wonderful place to walk around. Just a short time is needed. Easy to get to because right in the heart of the city. Well worth it if you are in the area and have a few days to explore all the well known... More 

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

ancient and amazing place to see in alexandria. It remounts to the period of roman occupation in Egypt

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