Alexandria

Founded by and named after Alexander the Great, Alexandria is an example of living history. Formerly the home to one of the ancient Seven Wonders and the center of the world’s knowledge, it’s modern form doesn’t disappoint either. The city stretches along the Mediterranean Sea which is made walkable by a corniche from end-to-end. Along the way visitors will find fantastic cafes, bakeries and a modern library that is a center of knowledge for the Islamic world. As foreigners for millennia have been enthralled, you won’t regret time spent in Alexandria.

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