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Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

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Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

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Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt
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El ShohadaCairo Metro31 min
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Private 7-Night Cairo, Aswan, and Nile Cruise with Flights
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Private 7-Night Cairo, Aswan, and Nile Cruise with Flights
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Hit ancient Egypt’s highlights in style on this 7-night package, which includes your choice of 4-star or 5-star hotel and either a 3-night or 4-night 5-star full-board Nile cruise. Start in Cairo, with the Pyramids at Giza and the Egyptian Antiquities Museum; fly to Aswan, cruise to Luxor by way of Kom Ombo and Edfu, then fly back to Cairo. Tour includes private guides and transfers but excludes entrance fees.
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Alexandria Kom el Shoqafa catacombs (in Alexandria - founded by Alexander the Great) is a necropolis hewn into a cliff that consists of 3 levels, dating from the 2nd century AD. Archaeological objects of the Pharaonic funeral cult with Hellenistic and early Imperial Roman
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Tremendous insight into the history and early settlement of Alexandria. Lots of stairs to go down, but well worth the effort.
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We were amazed at where this site is. The amount of artifacts a d just the overall access to the tombs and carvings. This is a must when you tour Alexandria.
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Interesting burial site. Nothing left but the building and spaces for coffins. Folks used to have meals here then throw there dishes down the well area. Pumps now keep the water out thanks to the US.
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Situated inside Alexandria,it's around 100 stairs down the ground and when we reached it's a different world,a city of caves where there are multiple rooms for people to live,eat and public tomb,well lit up ,won't feel uncomfortable also ventilation has been taken care,worth
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