2 days in Alexandria Itinerary

2 days in Alexandria Itinerary

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Alexandria
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Alexandria

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Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, admire the striking features of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and then admire the natural beauty at Montazah Palace Gardens. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Corniche, pause for some photo ops at Pompey's Pillar, then steep yourself in history at King Farouk Palace, and finally delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Alexandria. In April, daytime highs in Alexandria are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Montazah Palace Gardens ©
Montazah Palace Gardens
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina