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Roman Amphitheatre

Raml Station Square | At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria, Egypt
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Ranked #9 of 40 Attractions in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Ancient Ruins
Description: Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular tiers made of white and gray marble.
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Vancouver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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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NYC,NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I enjoyed walking around the Amphitheatre. Its small so it won't take much time to do and its nice to see the Roman influences in Alexandria.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The Amphitheater was smaller than I expected, but still remained standing after so many years. This relic of roman civilization will take you back in time. However, there is nothing else to see or do. 15 minutes will more than suffice to visit this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Brilliant architecture.. Always wonder how people designed such beautiful building. If you are in alexandria, you must visit this place

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Egypt is a place of great historical importance and this place offers a glimpse of the Roman Era in Egypt. If you love to explore historical places, this is a must see in Egypt.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A lot of interesting ruins and historical finds, love hearing the history and most importantly this is one of its kind in Egypt so you wont find anything like this anywhere else in the country

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Set away from the main road this is a fab place to spend an afternoon. Take time to wander through the ruins, admire the findings from the deep sea dive and visit the villa of the birds on the far side. They're currently renovating the mosaics and they are truly something to be marvelled at!

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

The amphitheatre speaks well about the Roman influence in Egypt. However, it looked like more ruins than history that had to speak.

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