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Address: Raml Station Square | At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
Phone Number: 4902904
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Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular...

Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular tiers made of white and gray marble.

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Adjacent to the main railway station, the visitor’s entrance fee is EGP30. The 800 seat Roman Amphitheatre forms part of a site that continues to be excavated. Although easily... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Adjacent to the main railway station, the visitor’s entrance fee is EGP30. The 800 seat Roman Amphitheatre forms part of a site that continues to be excavated. Although easily accessed at ground level, steps take visitors down to the subterranean level which is now open to the surroundings. A particularly friendly cat met us as we descended the steps and... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend the time to stop buy this place. You will love it, the only downfall is that it is a small place and not many things to see, BUT what is there is excellent. MAKE SURE you stand on the mark in the amphitheater and talk. Will will be amazed at what you hear. It was designed for people to... More 

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Juba, South Sudan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Yes it is a glimpse of Rome; in Egypt. a wonderful feeling and its amazing to see the artifacts that have been recovered from beneath the sea by divers. Place has a wonderful ambiance.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

The place is currently under restoration, but the roman theater part is open to visitors, There is a spot there where the singers would stand and the echoes can only be heard in that one spot, was great to experience it.

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Thank NafeeTA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

This smaller attraction certainly is a wonderful place to learn about the roman's. The amphitheatre was made in such a way that to stand in the right spot you can be heard all over the ruins are very intriguing.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

A beautiful part of history in the city. As everything else in Egypt you have to pay just to enter and everything is neglected and not clean, but worthwhile to go there.

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Not just the ampitheatre, but a Roman villa with ongoing excavations of an original, in-situ mosaic floor. Also other fascinating ruins and items recovered from the port of Alexandria.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I have visited the Roman Amphitheater sight today..it's a wonderful place ..it needs some restoration ..but the ruins of the buildings shows how the Greco-Roman period in Alexandria was great ..and you can see that obviously in Villa of Birds which has mosaics panels depicting different colorful birds with tiny details. .beautiful

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Alexandria, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

No one lives in Alex without visiting the roman theater, pompey pillar, catacombs, cracalla tomb, Islamic citadel qaiutbay and other monument

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

By comparison, this is a new discovery only found in the 1960's. It is a run down site but the ancient amphitheatre was amazing to see with the coloumns and marble, the seat numbers and the other buildings with the ancient red brick walls. Highly recommended.

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