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Bibliotheca Alexandrina El Gouna

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Address: El gouna, El Gouna, Egypt
Phone Number: (+2 065) 358 0023
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Interesting, speciality is the Culturama Show when available. Ask for guidance from the friendly staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting, speciality is the Culturama Show when available. Ask for guidance from the friendly staff.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

we had a tour and watched the Culturama show. it is quite sad that no one visits this amazing place. I think it probably needs more publicity

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The building is so nice inside. You have wifi inside a sort of garden and there are many books. It is nice to visite

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

very nice example of arabic buildings and it has also a good internet place! and they also do film nights about Egypt and history and etc - I really enjoyed visiting

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

An interesting place to visit, you need to book in for the relevant language performance though you might find you are the only person present. It was interesting to learn the chronology of the egyptian empire.

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york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013 via mobile

After seeing an advert for the culturama in our hotel we visited the library. It was about 1pm and we were told tge next English speaking show was at 5pm. We left and returned. Did not know there was a cost. Show was okay. Could not work out what was the interactive part. When we got there they had to... More 

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Medway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

I share the views of MeggieMan - this is an oasis of calm in a leisurely resort area. You are welcomed by a member of the library staff who takes you on a short conducted tour of the venue before leaving you to your own devices. The big draw is access to the modern Alexandrian library thanks to computer links.... More 

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York, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

if its too hot to go visit the pyramids or the temples at Luxor, watch see the history from air conditioned seats just a short tuc tuc ride form the hotel, our driver aven arranged to come and pick us up an hour later

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Very peaceful environment...as you would expect. Culturama is worth a viewing but may be a little expensive at £6.00

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Booked to see the culture show through our hotel, thought there would be more people there but we were the only 2, good show though & had a little tour of the building, very informative.

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