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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Alexandria

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Alexandria with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Alexandria area

This Alexandria map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Alexandria and surroundings

Nature and parks of Egypt

In the heart of Cairo is magnificent Al-Azhar Park - a green oasis in the midst of sophisticated urban architecture. Guests of the capital like to stroll in the shade of its trees, admiring the hills and fountains. The park accommodates orchards, alleys of palm trees, elegant pavilions, and a lake with canals. A panoramic view of the historical part of Cairo can be admired from the hills. The Mosque-Madrassa of Sultan Hassan and the Saladin Citadel of Cairo are clearly visible. In Alexandria, Al-Montaza Park rises right on the cliff. A palace of the same is hidden among its date palms and Mediterranean pines. It is a popular place for picnicking and sunbathing. There is also a beautiful bay with Venice Beach ideally suited for tourists. Through a pedestrian bridge, you can get to a small island in the sea. Near the Greco-Roman Museum, there is a small park - Shallalat Gardens with its palm trees, pavilions, bridges, and an artificial waterfall. Visitors can see the ruins of ancient fortress walls. … Open

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Our guide to Alexandria

Attractions and active leisure

Cap d`Or - A real piece of old Alexandria with eaves of art nouveau, carvings on the teak and carved mirrors. Intellectuals, representatives of bohemians and expatriates are crowded around fried sardines and bottles of whiskey or tequila. In this club, you will enjoy a simply friendly atmosphere, which is a reason for its popularity among people of non-traditional orientation. They come here after midnight when live … Open

Cuisine and top restaurants

The so-called "Kushar", which is a mix of stewed rice, chickpeas, lentils and pasta, is very popular among vacationers. Usually, the dish is served with a variety of hot sauces. At each national restaurant, guests are invited to try a lot of original meat dishes: cutlets, chops, rolls, and cuts. The most popular ones are traditional Kofta and kebabs. City restaurants offer really fantastic sweets: Semolina flat … Open

Traditions and mentality of Alexandria

Many tourists may find the indigenous people rather slow, even the most important and urgent things they are accustomed to doing things slowly. Punctuality is also not a distinctive feature of the inhabitants of Alexandria, they may be late for an important business meeting, and at the same time not burden themselves with apologies and explanations for the reasons. Despite the fact that religious practices prohibit … Open

Travel guide to Alexandria

Those who look for an interesting place to walk, should pay attention to the charming area Anfoushi. Many tourists are attracted to this historic quarter by national restaurants with reasonable prices; here, for a small fee, you can try the most popular national dishes. The neighbourhood is ideal for taking a stroll, its streets filled with beautiful historic buildings, of which some old houses are now working … Open

Review of luxury hotels

Discerning travelers should definitely pay attention to luxurious Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza. It’s situated in the same building with the popular shopping complex Green Plaza and offers customers more than 300 rooms of different classes. Among them are premium suites, as well as executive suites providing free access to the Executive Lounge. The hotel provides a royal suite for the most demanding customers. … Open

Alexandria for children - what to visit

Those who like to relax in picturesque natural places, would like the Montaza Park. It consists of a variety of tennis alleys, framed by date palms and pine trees. You can see exotic plants everywhere in the park. The most unusual decoration of this park is statues in antique style. Among tropical greenery are hidden several beautiful ponds. This picturesque park will be a great place for a relaxing holiday. Here … Open - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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