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This 25-meter-high granite column was constructed in honor of the Emperor Diocletian in AD 297.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This pillar is standing in downtown. Well preserved. Its nice to see the and wonder how they built such a pillar on those days.

Thank DebasisC28
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a great visiting to Pompeys's pillar in Alexandria . if anyone would to visit it , I can guide him or her to it .

Thank Ashraf A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not really an attraction. There’s a pillar or column with the ever present sphinx type statue. It’s worth a 5 min stop though. Get a sense of history.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pillar is all that remains of the ruins of this temple, and it can be easily viewed from the outside. There isn't much reason to visit this site.

Thank cookpias
Reviewed October 10, 2018

the location of this place was very far in old city the monument was not very well maintained, though the roughness added to its beauty

Thank arpitagarg13
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Interesting place again where the roman blended with egyptians. Interesting story behind it , but a quick stop as it is not quite a lot to see.

Thank stefanprisacariu
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Greeks and pharoes met in this place. Nothing much to see but both cultures left a mark. The trip is an interesting experience. Takes time but you see the unique Alexandria and the Karmouz neighborhood. There is a lot of poverty and dirt on the...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

You can feel The history And That’s amazing. This is a absolute must see in The dangerous And dirty City Alexandrië

Thank JanLinksGroningen
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We only stopped for a photo so cant say much about the site, there is a wall infront of it, but there is also a sphinx next door to it

Thank atr525
Reviewed August 11, 2018

In very good condition . The all visit take about 20 min) price is about 2 $ . Can make photos without going in

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