|Alexandria over Night Tour in Egypt|
Alexandria over Night Tour in Egypt
Upon arrival, you will be taken to visit the Roman theater at Kom El Dikka, considered to be a place more for public meetings than for performances. The ruins were discovered accidentally about 20yrs ago during a construction project in downtown Alexandria. They are in excellent condition.
Afterwards in the afternoon, you will be taken to visit the Montazah Summer Palace to spend a quiet afternoon near in the gardens near the Mediterranean Sea. Check into your hotel later in the afternoon. Evening is free for leisure. Overnight in hotel.
There is a small avel museam nearby which was mostly devoted to Nelson's, defeating of Napoleon's fleet right off the coast of Alexandria on August 1-2, 1798. Afterwards we visit the Bombay's Pillar built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian.
The Pillar is a 9 meters in circumference and its claimed that that 22 people could lunch on the capital, or flat top of the Pillar. Lunch is taken en-route.
Your tour will end with a visit to the Catacomb of Komel-shokafa. Experts say that these tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in the age of the Antonine emperors (2nd century A.D.) for a wealthy family that is still practicing the ancient religion. These tombs do represent the last existing major construction for the sake of the old Egyptian religion.
At the ends of the day return to Cairo.
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