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“worth it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Corniche

Corniche
Alexandria, Egypt
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Ranked #13 of 66 things to do in Alexandria
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Owner description: The Corniche is a glorious 3km walkway along the harbour dotted with restaurants, markets and historic sights.
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“worth it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

smoke a sheesha pipe on the boardwalk or sit and have a coffee the view is mystifying. You can take some great pics. and waste some time just wandering along. good place to people watch lol

Visited April 2013
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Alexandria, Egypt
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“Nice during Spring time...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

The weather in Alexandria has been quite funny lately.. Even the temperature dropped to 9C in the month of April! But Corniche is a very nice spot to jog, stroll, bike... Avoid these area during summer time as people from Cairo and all over nearby areas will swarm in for the beaches! Can be a total inconvenience when all you want is a relaxing time on the beach...

Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“Relaxing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

The corniche is a really nice place to walk in the evening to cool down. There are many cafes on the opposite side of the street. You can also join in on a football match if you want.

Visited April 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Why is this a thing to do?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

This is just a walk along the seafront next to a massive busy road.
The car fumes could almost kill you with the amount of traffic there is.
The other side is a sea wall, that the locals just chuck all the rubbish they have over.
In other cities this could be a very nice walk.
But lets be honest most people will either get a taxi or a bus along this.

Visited April 2013
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Matara, Sri Lanka
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“sea shells are grate.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

it's about 3km along the beach and we can find many places such as market, restaurants and nice beach with the sea. harbour and some historic places also are there.

Visited January 2013
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