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Citadel of Qaitbay (Fort Qaitbey)
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Citadel of Qaitbay (Fort Qaitbey) Tours and Tickets

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Built on the site of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the longest surviving Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the 15th-century Citadel of Qaitbay (Fort Qaitbey) is a postcard-pretty sea fort. The battlements offer sweeping city views, the small museum houses maritime relics and aquariums, and three pillars likely date from the lighthouse.

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As Sayalah Sharq, Qesm Al Gomrok, Alexandria
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Guided Tour To Alexandria From Cairo

Guided Tour To Alexandria From Cairo

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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.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Private Car

Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Private Car

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Full-day tour to Alexandria from Cairo includes all transfers by A/C vehicle. Located on Egypt's Mediterranean coast, Alexandria was once an ancient center of culture and learning. Today it is a bustling port city, but relics of its history still remain., visit landmarks such as the Roman Theater, Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa, Alexandria Library, and Fort Qaitbey.
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  • 10 to 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

Best Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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Discover the legendary city of Alexandria on a private tour from Cairo, and discover the traces of ancient Egyptians and Roman armies. Descend into the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa to see fascinating artworks that blend two cultures, visit Pompey’s Pillar, then take in views from the 15th-century fortifications at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Explore the city’s new library—a tribute to the library that burned in antiquity—then enjoy lunch before returning to Cairo.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Private Guided Full-Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

Private Guided Full-Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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This private tour, exclusively for your party, ensures a more personalized experience of Alexandria than typical of most group tours. Explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Serapeum, the Citadel of Qaitbay, the Roman amphitheater, and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Enjoy hassle-free hotel transfers, free Wi-Fi, and an included lunch.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00
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Private Alexandria Highlights Guided Day Tour

Private Alexandria Highlights Guided Day Tour

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See the best of Alexandria on a full-day, private tour with an experienced guide. Get the perfect overview and orientation of the city as you trace an all-star route from the stunning modern library to ancient wonders and Roman landmarks. Step into the dramatic history of Egypt’s second largest city, which has seen thousands of years of conquerors and conquests from around the Mediterranean.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$30.00
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$30.00
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Top Rated Private Customizable Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

Top Rated Private Customizable Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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An excellent value for the money, this full day trip to Alexandra—Egypt’s second-largest city—is led by an Egyptologist guide. Relax in an air-conditioned vehicle with on-board WiFi during the approximately three-hour drive to Alexandria. Then choose four activities from the provided list for a customized tour of the city. Lunch, entrance fees, and snacks, and bottled water are included.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$135.00
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$135.00
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Alexandria Full Day Tour

Alexandria Full Day Tour

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I am a licensed tour guide with years of experience in the field with an excellent command of English. i can also offer tours in German & French. I make sure that my clients are satisfied with the tour and i am quite flexible to add or change the itinerary according to my client's convenience. A good photographer as well.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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$71.80
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$71.80

Full-Day Private Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

Full-Day Private Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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Travel and explore Alexandria on a day trip from Cairo and leave all the logistics to the experts. In the company of an Egyptologist guide, explore such key landmarks as the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, the Citadel of Quaitbay, and the city's new library. Includes a private guide and vehicle.
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  • 11 hours
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$68.00
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$68.00
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City of Greco-Roman Landmarks - Alexandria From Cairo

City of Greco-Roman Landmarks - Alexandria From Cairo

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Discover a legendary city founded by Alexander the Great on a full-day, private trip to Alexandria from Cairo for your group of up to nine people. This guided tour takes in Greco-Roman landmarks, ancient sites, and the modern Library of Alexandria, and includes round-trip transport from Cairo hotels.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.00
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$35.00

Full-Day Private Tour: Historic Alexandria From Cairo

Full-Day Private Tour: Historic Alexandria From Cairo

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Step back into the pages of history on this 10-hour trip to ancient Alexandria, touring the Bibliotheca Alexandrina library and the city’s catacombs and fortifications with the aid of a private guide. Join an Egyptologist for an exploration of this millennia-old center of civilization on the Mediterranean. Visit the modern incarnation of the city’s famous ‘Library of Alexandria,’ and check out the Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa before discovering the Citadel of Qaitbay, a key defensive fortification. Your trip also includes lunch, private vehicle, entrance fees and round-trip hotel transport.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.72
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$85.72

Alexandria day trip from Cairo

Alexandria day trip from Cairo

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Customize your tour to Alexandria, the way you like. Choose as many as four options from a list of the seven most interesting places in the city. Simply tell your guide at the start of the tour. Your guide will pick you up at 7am Alexandria by a private, modern car Choose your favorite four items out of this list for a customized tour - simply tell your private tour guide at the start of the tour what you would like to see: -Bibliotheca Alexandrina -Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa -Saint Mark Coptic Cathedral -Mosque of Abu al-Abbas a-Morsi -Pompey's pillar and the temple of Serapium -Fort of Qaitbay -National Museum of Alexandria -Roman Amphitheater -Gardens and palaces of Montazah Included in this tour is lunch of fresh seafood of the Mediterranean, visiting tomb of the unknown soldier , The Jewish Temple and Mohammed Ali Square and also you will have enough time for pictures with your professional photographer guide. At the end, your guide will take you back to your hotel.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$118.00
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$118.00
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Alexandria Day Tour from Alexandria

Alexandria Day Tour from Alexandria

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fantastic day tour to visit Alexandria city, to visit ( Catacombs of Kom Elshoqqafa, Pompy Pillar, Fort Qaitbey and Alexandria Library. Qualified Egyptologist Guide  Private A/C vehicel
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00
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Mirette Tour in Alexandria from Alexandria hotels and Alexandria Port

Mirette Tour in Alexandria from Alexandria hotels and Alexandria Port

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we will visit the bibliotheca Alexandrina , the open court to see the statue of Alexander the Great ,the statue of Ptolemy the first and The museums of the Library • we will visit the catacombs of kom El Shokafa which are the largest Roman Cemetery • we also will pass from Stanley bridge which overlooks the Mediterranean sea. • we will visit the church of St. Mark – the oldest church in Africa and we then will visit the biggest mosque in the city the Abbo Elabbas Mosque and see an old funfair where children play on funfair rides. we will see the outside of Quaitbay castle which was built on the same site as the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria and then We will visit the gardens of Montaza ,enjoy seeing the Most beautiful Montaza Palace and the royal gardens of King Farouk (the last king in the history of Egypt) and enjoy walking on the famous Montaza bridge and see the Tea Palace island and the royal beaches of the queens.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.00
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$90.00

Top Rated Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

Top Rated Alexandria Day Tour from Cairo

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Get to know beautiful Alexandria on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast on this private full-day tour from Cairo. Leaving in the morning with an Egyptologist guide, explore this history-steeped city, established by Alexander the Great in 331 BC and once one of the world's greatest cities. Head underground into the Roman catacombs; see the triumphal Roman column that is Pompey’s Pillar; and admire the Roman amphitheater, stunning New Library of Alexandria and more. As you explore, learn about Alexandria’s incredible history and stop to enjoy an enticing lunch at a local restaurant.
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  • 12 hours
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$139.99
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$139.99
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Private tour to Alexandria from Giza with Lunch and Entrance fees

Private tour to Alexandria from Giza with Lunch and Entrance fees

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Discover Alexandria’s ancient sites on a full-day tour from Giza, and explore a legendary city on the Mediterranean Sea. Slip into the catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa then see Pompey’s Pillar, a celebratory landmark of Imperial Rome. Visit the city’s new library, then take in the fortified walls of the Qaitbay Citadel, a 15th-century fortress that was built on the ruins of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the ancient world’s seven wonders. Finish your tour at Abu El Abbas Mosque, an elaborate structure built to honor a Sufi saint. 
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$129.00
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$129.00
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Alexandria From Cairo In One Day Tour

Alexandria From Cairo In One Day Tour

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Enjoy one day tour to Alexandria from Cairo by Car visiting top attractions in Alexandria as Roman Theater in Alexandria The Catacomb of Kom El-Shoqafa ,Alexandria Library & Also from out side you will Visit Qaytbay Citadel & El Mursi Abu Elabas.then Back to Cairo at the end of the day by 18:00 pm Day Trip to Alexandria from Cairo with Emo Tours Egypt Note: Alexandria Library is Closed on Friday, Saturday so you will be able to take Photos from outside Note: Alexandria Library tickets are limited to 200 Tickets only per day, so Pickup must be 07:00 AM in order to get a ticket customer must be at the library of Alexandria by 09:00 AM.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

Day Tour to Alexandria from Cairo

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Day tour to Alexandria 10 hours starts every day from 7 am to 18:00 pm, Private tour includes all pick up & drop off from customer location in Cairo, Entry Fees, Expert Tour guide, Lunch at Local restaurant, All Taxes Services, includes Bottle of Water, and All Transfers by Private A/C Vehicles Newest Model, Tour excludes personal items, tipping and any Optional tours.
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  • 12 hours
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Full-Day Alexandria Private Guided Tour from Cairo with Lunch

Full-Day Alexandria Private Guided Tour from Cairo with Lunch

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Rewind to the days of Alexander the Great on a private day trip to Alexandria, Egypt’s Mediterranean coastal city. Admire the Nile Valley as you travel to this picturesque city, founded by Alexander around 331 BC, and tour the highlights as your expert guide recounts the city’s history. Descend into the underground Roman catacombs to see eerie chambers; view the Roman column of Pompey’s Pillar; and visit the stunning, new disc-shaped Alexandria Library, built where the city’s classical library once stood. A delicious seafood lunch in Alexandria is included.
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  • 12 hours
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$160.82
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$160.82
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Living like Alexandrian

Living like Alexandrian

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It depends on your choices as it could be completely customized upon your background, interests and actual status during the day/s of the tour. We can discuss more details or if you have any inquiries on whatsapp provided 01141981955. I am local guide not professional with a good experience shwoing my friends, from many countries, my Alexandria and its beauty. “In order to be irreplaceable, one must always be different.” – Coco Chanel that's why I consider your experience with me unique and adventurous
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  • 1 to 12 hours
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$18.40
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$18.40

6-Day Tour of Cairo, Alexandria and Fayoum

6-Day Tour of Cairo, Alexandria and Fayoum

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Set out on a grand 5-night tour of Egypt’s history and heritage, and discover Cairo, Alexandria and Fayoum’s most iconic sites. See in the Great Pyramid and Sphinx at Giza then explore the sprawling Sakkara necropolis. Travel to the legendary city of Alexandria to visit Roman catacombs, Pompey’s Pillar and the 15th-century Qaitbay Citadel. Walk the bustling streets of Egypt’s oldest city and finish your tour with an in-depth trip through the capital’s landmark churches, a renowned mosque and Saladin’s fortified citadel.
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  • 6 days
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$100.00
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$100.00

Cleopatra’s & Alexander The Great’s Alexandria Sites – Day Trip From Cairo

Cleopatra’s & Alexander The Great’s Alexandria Sites – Day Trip From Cairo

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Spend a wonderful day tour in Alexandria, dubbed by locals as the “Pearl of the Mediterranean Sea,” founded in 332 BC by Alexander The Great, its namesake. Alexandria is the second largest city and the largest seaport in Egypt. Its harbor entrance was once marked by one of the seven wonders of ancient world, The Towering Lighthouse. The immense contents of its old bibliotheca were sadly torched but the ancient city’s sea still keeps some of its treasures hidden. In fact, the city of Cleopatra and the tomb of Alexander The Great are still undiscovered. During your adventure, you will relish the stories of your visit to some of the sites from history’s pages, including the site of the Library of Alexandria “Bibliotheca Alexandrina”, the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, Qaitbay Citadel and Pompay’s Pillar.
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  • 11 hours
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$86.86
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$86.86
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Rosetta Day Tour from Alexandria Islamic architecture

Rosetta Day Tour from Alexandria Islamic architecture

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Ancient Egypt tours guide will meet you in your hotel in Alexandria. You will drive by a modern air-conditioned vehicle to Rosetta which is considered as a large open-air museum for Islamic architecture. The great number of Islamic monuments found here does not exist in any other city, except for Cairo.You will get to visit the Rosetta museum, and walk in the famous street full of houses that dates back to the 18th century. Afterwards, you will get to visit the citadel of Qaitbay in Rosetta where the famous Rosetta stone was found. At the end, you will get to see the meeting point of the nile and the sea which is considered a very remarkable thing to see. After the tour, you will be taken back to your hotel in Alexandria
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  • 10 hours
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$36.90
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$36.90
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Tour to The Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria

Tour to The Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria

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Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria.Then we proceed to see the Qaitbay Citadel which was built on the site of the Ancient pharaohs (lighthouse) of Alexandria then to Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Named after the Mameluke Sultan Al- Asharf Qaitbay, the Qaitbay Citadel in Alexandria is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds in the Mediterranean Sea. Visit the citadel that used to formulate an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria in the 15th century A.D. Then you drive along the Cornish to see the whole city passing over bridge of stanly land mark of modern Alexandria then drive back to your hotel.
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  • 4 hours
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$21.09
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$21.09
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Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Private Vehicle and Tour guide

Day-Trip to Alexandria from Cairo by Private Vehicle and Tour guide

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This is a private tour to Alexandria - City of Alexander the Great, and now the biggest seaport in Egypt, and the second biggest city in Egypt after Cairo. Enjoy your tour with in your private, air-conditioned Vehicle with the explanations of your private qualified Egyptologist tour guide and private driver
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.00
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$53.00
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