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Lighthouse of Alexandria

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Lighthouse of Alexandria

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El ShohadaCairo Metro23 min
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Explore Alexandria in a single day with a private guide, making the most of your vacation time in Egypt. With a dedicated guide, you can travel at your own pace and focus on the sights that interest you; no waiting for other group members or wasting time on things that don't appeal to you. Stops can include Qaytbay Citadel, Pompy Pillar, the Alexandria library, the Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, and the Roman Theater, among others.
$80.00 per adult
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EgyptianJudge wrote a review Jul 2020
Egypt144 contributions25 helpful votes
A nice historic place to visit in Alex... It's worth the time to visit the Citadel too and have a nice picture there...
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Date of experience: June 2020
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tremm298 wrote a review Mar 2020
Boston, Massachusetts686 contributions236 helpful votes
While now a restored fort, I was hoping for more information of the lighthouse. Whether by fame in lore or estimation of current historians/scientist would have been interesting to assemble with the fort restoration.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Kazi Y wrote a review Mar 2020
Dhaka City, Bangladesh128 contributions62 helpful votes
It was one of the wonders of the ancient world, but was destroyed three earthquakes and eventually in 1480 the last remnants of the lighthouse were used to build the Citadel of Qaitbay. In 1477 AD Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay in an effort to fortify this important Egyptian port from attack, and rubble from the toppled lighthouse was used in its construction.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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JoyShurjo wrote a review Mar 2020
Bangkok, Thailand985 contributions195 helpful votes
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The main attraction of Alexandria . This is called Qaitbay Citadel . There is no lighthouse now. It is a middle age fortress built on the bank of Mediterranean sea. Very well maintained establishment indeed. Entry fee was 60 Egyptian Pound for adult and 30 for students and locals (2019).
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Date of experience: December 2019
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JScha wrote a review Feb 2020
Boston, Massachusetts24 contributions14 helpful votes
Great location along the Mediterranean Sea. It is a lovely place for a stroll or to enjoy the area sitting seaside.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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