Situated on the north-west of the Nile delta in Egypt.
As the name suggest, Alexandria was built by the Greek architect Dinocrates on the order of Alexander the Great. Alexandria is considered to be the second largest city and the main port of Egypt. Known for the historical events in the lives of famous personalities like Cleopatra, Mark Antony, Julius Caesar and Octavian, Alexandria was the renowned capital of the Ptolemies.
Some of the popular tourist attractions in Alexandria are: -
Pompeii's Pillar: This granite pillar was built amidst the ruins of the Serapium in 297 A.D in honor of the Emperor Diocletian.
The Tombs of Al-Anfushi: Decorated with the pictures of Egyptian gods and their daily life, these beautiful Limestone Tombs were built in 250 B.C.
The Graeco-Roman Museum: This historical museum houses a rich collection of rare Roman relics and coins belonging to a period from 3rd to 7th Century A.D.
The Museum of Fine Arts: The Museum of Fine Arts is known for its rich collection of sculptures, paintings and architectural works.
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