Alexandria is another famous and historical city of Egypt. It is famous for its many stories library and It had one of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World , Alexandria Lighthouse .
Mediterranean Sea is also running across Egypt. It has four coastlines and at the southern coast, Alexandria city is located.
Age and Area:
Well 331 B.C Alexandria City was founded by Alexander the Great and that makes this city million years old. It is a smaller city than Cairo city area wise as it is total area is 2,679 km².
Why Should I Visit Alexandria?
1. Seven Wonders of the World:
Alexandria was among the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World because of its Lighthouse which , built 326 B.C , it used to have . and also because It has got the world’s ancient most libraries named as stories library , where You can find ancient literature here and thousand years old books.
2. Historical Buildings:
There are many historic buildings available across Alexandria City including Alexandria city hall, Carlyle house historic park, the first church in Egypt , Catacomb Tomb ( which dates back to the 2nd century A.D ) , the highest pillar in Egypt ( Pompey's pillar ) , Romans Amphitheatre , Qaitbay Citadel and Alexandria Library or Athenaeum , the second biggest library after the library in Congress . All the buildings are embedded with stuff of history which you will love to watch.
3. Old World Cafes:
There are vintage cafes built in Alexandria that are known for history and are there since ages. You can enjoy ancient recipes of coffees and teas from these ancient cafes. However, modern food items are also available along with vintage dishes.
4. Sandy Beaches:
There are many beaches built across the coastline named as sandy beaches. You can have water sports here, spend day on the sand, and take water boat rides. These beaches are also surrounded by resorts where you can take accommodation during your stay.
We cannot compose fun in words neither in pictures. Visit the place by yourself and experience the history by yourself. there are all also shopping malls and shops available from where you can purchase souvenirs to bring back home.