Day Tour to Rosetta Town ((Ar-Rashid in Arabic), from Cairo.
Rosetta (Ar-Rashid in Arabic), squatting on the western branch of Nile, 65km northeast Alexandria. Rosetta was once the most important Egypt’s significant port.
Travel through Delta region to reach Rosetta ( 275km), reach the town , Here the streets are packed with donkeys pulling overloaded carts, old market area (Souq) has an amazing atmosphere of centuries past with basket-weavers artfully working fronds and blacksmiths harmmering away in medieval-looking shop fronts. Ar – Rashid Town is considering the second place after Cairo in its striking Islamic architecture. Town’s houses in the form of beautifully crafted Ottoman – ERA merchants’ houses. Visiting House of Abu Shaheen, The house of Amasyali the most impressive building with its vast expanses of Mashrabiyya (Islamic Windows art), Ar – Rashid Museum and Hammam Azoz ( old bathhouse) , after travel to Abukir bay for first – class fish lunch in Old Greece Zephyrion Restaurant , then back to Cairo through Alexandria