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Linda Y wrote a review May 2020
Frisco, Texas3,614 contributions596 helpful votes
Ptolemy I founded the great Temple of Serapeum dedicated to the Greek-Egyptian god Serapis around 300 BC. It stood for over 600 years as one of the most important religious and intellectual centers in the Mediterranean. It is said the temple was destroyed by Bishop Theophilus…
Date of experience: February 2020
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Kumi M wrote a review Jan 2020
Palo Alto, California1,389 contributions126 helpful votes
If you visit the Sarapeum, you will see Pompey's Pillar. If you visit Pompey's Pillar, you will be in the Sarapeum. It's pretty much all in the same location. This spot housed a large temple with views of land and sea. Eventually it was destroyed - some blame Roman soldiers,…
Date of experience: September 2019
EgyKemet Tours wrote a review Dec 2019
Cairo, Egypt24 contributions
don't miss the sanctuary and the small library. this place full of secrets and in formations. I used to visit it.
Date of experience: December 2019
Maurizio3030 wrote a review Oct 2019
Cairo, Egypt1,296 contributions108 helpful votes
So the sphinx in Cairo is large. Here there are two small sphinxes guarding the pillar and all the cats of the exhibit. Amazing and historically inspiring.
Date of experience: October 2019
walid m wrote a review Aug 2019
Wilmington, North Carolina862 contributions193 helpful votes
An excellent location to visit that is rich with history. Better to get there by car or use a travel company.
Date of experience: August 2019