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El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt
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El ShohadaCairo Metro19 min
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Alexandria 12 Hours Day Tour from Cairo Giza hotels
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Alexandria 12 Hours Day Tour from Cairo Giza hotels
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Explore Alexandria on a day-trip from Cairo. See the Library for Alexandria and be amazed by its collection of 8-million books (library entrance fee not included). Have your camera ready for views of the 15th-century Citadel of Qaitbay on the Northern Tip of the Pharos Islands. See the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Wonders of the Ancient World, and The Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, an incredible archeological wonder from the Middle Ages, and Pompey’s Pillar. Relax and enjoy the full-day tour as your guide takes care of the logistics.
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We spent half a day at the Library. First take the 30 minute tour the main reading room and to get the background on the building and its collections. Then decide on which of the museums housed in the building you would like to explore. The Antiquities Museum has an excellent
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This library comprehends the city's historic role as library to civilization. As a modern university library, it seems to be fulfilling this role.
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The Bibliotheca Alexandrina or Library of Alexandria is a major library and cultural center located on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. Construction work began in 1995 and, total spend is some US$220 million & was officially inaugurated on
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Very modern and great use of technology for searching information sources. Could have spent a half-day here.
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The building itself is an architectural marvel .Biggest reading room in the world. It has 11 theched levels and with proper acoustic walls gives you pin drop silence and no eco in the library.It’s facade is in the shape of eye lids.The computer programming is such that you can
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