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Alexandria: Library, Amphitheater & Montaza Gardens Tour

4.8 / 5

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Alexandria: Library, Amphitheater & Montaza Gardens Tour

From US$ 65 per person

Enjoy a full day trip in the Bride of the Mediterranean Sea, the city which was built by Alexander the Great.

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Duration 6 hours
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  • See the famous Library of Alexandria
  • Visit St. Mark, the oldest church
  • Stop over Stanley Bridge
  • Take a walking Tour through the old city-center
  • See the site of the Lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
  • Stop for photos at Quaitbay
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First, be picked up by your tour guide from your hotel, before heading to the library of Alexandria, the biggest library in the world. Visit its open court where you can see the statue of Alexander the Great and the statue of Ptolemy the First. Then, visit the Roman Amphitheater of Alexandria with its display of the sunken monuments. Visit the church of St. Mark, the oldest church in Africa as well as the old downtown of Alexandria where you can walk through the old city-center before visiting Abbo Elabbas Mosque. Continue to see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria one of the seven wonders of the world and a great photo stop. Next, visit Montaza Gardens, commonly known as the Love Garden, and the royal gardens of King Farouk and the royal palaces of Haramlek. On your way back, stop over the famous Stanley Bridge – the landmark of modern Alexandria.
  • All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Expert tour guide
  • Entrance fees
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance to the Alexandria Library's reading area
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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4.8 /5

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We had a great trip with Mohammed and Hany! Picked up on time, very informative and enough time for photos. Due to Corona, there were two restrictions: The library is currently not or only very randomly accessible to tourists and the women's entrance to the Abu-l-Abbas-al-Mursi Mosque was closed. At least I could look in from the door. My husband took a lot of photos of the interior for this purpose. We only took photos of the library from the outside. Otherwise everything was fine. It was also very funny and Mohammed sent us the photos after the tour. We can recommend the tour despite the restrictions caused by Corona, although the library is a real shame.

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May 4, 2021

Worth every penny!

A local guide is the best way to make use of your limited time in a foreign city, and Rasha, our guide in Alexandria, was superb. Not only was she very knowledgeable about the history of all the amazing places we visited, her English was faultless. Also, nothing flustered Rasha and nothing was too much trouble for her either. We wanted to slightly alter the itinerary, she obliged, and went out of her way to ensure we had the best possible City Tour experience ... it really was worth every penny!

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November 25, 2018

Great tour with a real insight into life in Alexandria.

September 21, 2019

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