Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit, Alexandria
Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit Overview
Some of the major Tourist Attractions in Alexandria are :
√ Greco-Roman Museum : - Greco-Roman Museum is the main museum of Alexandria and was built in 1887.
√ It exhibits large collection of antiquities from the Greco-Roman era.
√ The Roman Theatre : - The Roman Theatre is one of the important sites in Alexandria that is reserved for musical and ballet shows which attract Egyptians to this great place.
√ The fort of Qayetbay : - The fort of Qayetbay built in 1480 on the ruins of the Alexandria Lighthouse to repel raiders from the Mediterranean. It has medieval-style architecture and is named after the Mamelouk Sultan Qaitbay.
√ Al-Haramlek Palace : - Al-Haramlek Palaceis built on a low plateau region amidst several beautiful gardens. It is now a presidential palace. The palace is known for the unique architecture which is the combination of Islamic and European elements.
√ Al Manshia Square : - It is Alexandria's main square which features a statue of Mohamed Ali.
√ Stanley Bridge : - Stanley Bridge is built over the Stanley bay. It was inspired by the Montazah Palace.
√ Al-Montazah Palace : - Al-Montazah Palace is the Palace which comprises of a number of buildings like Al-Haramlek, the summer residence of the former royal family, Palestine Hotel and the tourist hotel.
√ The Antoniadis Gardens : - They contain beautifully arranged trees and flowers, as well as several Grecko statues in marble and the Antoniadis palace.