The amphitheatre speaks well about the Roman influence in Egypt. However, it looked like more ruins than history that had to speak.
The area there is so nice, specially those underground passages however there is no security at all in the area, and there is a clear sign of negligence, this place need intensive care... the transportation from & to is easy, so easy in fact
For better or worse, the Romans left a big foot print in the Mediterranean and this amphitheatre is another one of it's marvels. Yes it's another ruin, but the site is amazing. The acoustics from the sweet spot of the amphitheatre is incredible, where a small voice can be broadcasted enormously.
The Roman Amphitheatre, and surrounding area that they are unearthing, helps you see how many cultures have been part of the city of Alexandria. Although it was not an incredible ruin compared to others in the world, it is nonetheless an interesting one...if you are getting an overview of what shaped the city historically. Worth a visit if you are... More
This place looks like an archaeological dig. The cut-marble seating, columns, and smaller chambers are all intact. It's easy to imagine the place when it was in use. There is a path above the amphitheater that leads to an enclosed chamber with signs indicating that excavation is still in progress, but we've never seen evidence of that and we've visited... More
Just soak into this site. Try voice modulation and see the difference in your own voice when you face the audience side. Impressive how they designed it in a manner to allow winds carry your sound waves.
Remember this is the only Amphithatre in the whole of egypt. Which is a bit of a shock i must say. It is not very big and they have placed a few things they have found in the sea (quite nice) You will not need long at the place. They are still digging in the area so i am sure... More
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