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Address: El Shatby, Alexandria 30100, Egypt
Phone Number: 2034203020
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Located near the site of the ancient library of Alexandria, this modern...

Located near the site of the ancient library of Alexandria, this modern version is an eleven-story, cylindrical-shaped building that houses more than eight million books.

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Amazing library

Bibliotheca of Alexandria considered one of mine of Gold's for the researchers , you can find ton of books and records inside .

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Bibliotheca of Alexandria considered one of mine of Gold's for the researchers , you can find ton of books and records inside .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This library is definitly a visit worth in Alexandria. Its located in the centre and easy to reach by tram or busses. be there!

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

you can enjoy a low cost tour and see 3D film at bibliotheca Alexandria, also its too close to the sea and some attractions such QAUTBAI castle.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It is really worth visiting alexandria for seeing the library. With six museums inside and unique exhibitions and collections, it is a real cultural hub. You need at least six hours to explore it...book a private tour at 10:30 so u can finish at 6

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This attraction is not to be missed. Try and get a tour if you can, and factor in some extra time for photos or just to wander around the building to take in all its details. It truly deserves it. The furniture, lighting and desks blend perfectly with the architecture of the building. Grab any book, and enjoy the moment.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was most impressed by the architecture and history then the art works located inside the facility. Got a quick tour in English and was disappointed to that extra tickets were required to see some exhibits. The Sadat collection was neat to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a must to visit the library of Alexandria, it is huge, modern, a beautiful architecture. Do not expect to see old manuscripts ( I did) however it is worth going to. You pay little money to enter, the office opens at 10 a.m. . You have a cafeteria next to it, if you wish to drink something. It... More 

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Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is quite an invaluable experience to visit the Bibliotheca Alexandria. One visit is not enough. Need several visits to explore the riches of the Library.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Or family was so impressed and proud with the Alexandria library...the experience was excellent...tyne English-speaking guide (young lady) was very impressive, her knowledge, language, etc. Made us proud to see such a monument in Alexandria...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a treat to see the architecture of this amazing wonder of world of knowledge. The beautiful design and thoughtful implementation is only augmented by their quest to conquer the digital world too. Must visit

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