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Built in the 2nd century AD, this Roman amphitheater has 13 semicircular tiers made of white and gray marble.
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Raml Station Square | At Kom El Dekka near the Roman Museum, Alexandria 21599, Egypt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area is full of history from the Greek Period to the present. This is a precious portal into that past. Not on the scale of the ammphitheaters in Turkey, Greece or Italy, but for Egypt it is unique. If you are in Alex, take...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Alexandria, make sure and stop at this ruin to see a typical Greco-Roman amphitheater and Roman bath house. It was very interesting.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

I thought that this site was pretty kept up nicely. Some nice photo shots. Ruins are pretty typical for most amphitheaters. They do tend to look very much alike. This was very urban compared to many others though.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sandra n
Reviewed April 17, 2019

Fine, but not extremly interesting. I expected more of Alexandria, being once such an important city.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MathiasS75
Reviewed March 31, 2019

This is an interesting ancient place and the amphitheatre is well preserved and the speaker spot in front is amazing. But around the gardens are some lovely extras including some mosaic floors - don't miss them!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peter F
Reviewed March 5, 2019

Whenever we go on Foreign or Domestic tours as tourists, I generally try to know about those places by surfing thorough the Internet and wikipedia. When I reach the tourist attractions ,I already know few things about that place. I have found this habit of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PMV_13
Reviewed February 21, 2019

They charge extra for foreigners and the place is well kept and maintained. The scale is rather small and not impressive. But you can imagine how Romans enjoyed their leisure times for entertainment and learning.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kuhn H
Reviewed February 1, 2019

This experience made me feel like I was in Ancient Rome. It’s a nice walk to see the amphitheater; Roman bath ruins and others.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jeannie D
Reviewed February 1, 2019

An ancient Greek Roman structure, this is a small area and easy to walk. Located below the level of the Alexandria city it is surrounded by urbanization. The marble in the stairs and the beautiful mosaics give an impression of that ancient time. Nothing much...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank moinulbb
Reviewed January 31, 2019 via mobile

Amazingly well-preserved Greco-Roman ruins, featuring a large amphitheater and lots of columns and statues over a good-sized area. The only criticism I have is not about the site itself, but rather the facilities: As a foreigner it was a bit hard for me to find...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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