Alexandria / Egypt
Alexandria – a city in the north of Egypt, founded in 332 BC By Alexander the Great. The city was built according to the plan of the architect Deginocrates. Alexandria has a rich history, was the capital of Egypt, but in the 7th century AD came under the rule of the Arabs.
The city was the cultural center of Egypt at that time. Many temples and monuments were built, including Kite Bay, the Roman Amphitheater, the Library of Alexandria and others. And the Alexandria Lighthouse was included in the seven wonders of the world. Most of the quarters of Alexandria, along with the monuments, went under water due to a large earthquake.
The location of Alexandria on the Mediterranean coast makes the climate of the city softer and more moderate, the air is not so dry and the temperature is slightly lower than in the south-eastern and central parts of Egypt.
One of the features of the Mediterranean Egyptian resort is its free tents and sunbeds on the beach, unlike the European resorts in France, Spain and others. Just 20 minutes drive from Borg al-Arab airport are the beaches of Maraquia or El Alamein.
It is worth noting that Alexandria is increasingly acquiring the features of a European city. Many restaurants in the city offer dishes not only of Egyptian cuisine, but also European.
Alexandria is also the second largest city in Egypt, and for quite some time it has been very popular among Western tourists, among all resorts in Egypt. In addition, many people in Europe prefer to relax on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, and Alexandria is one of the main pearls of the Mediterranean. Alexandria receives millions of tourists annually. Developed infrastructure, many hotels and hotels will make your vacation in Egypt more comfortable, and the presence of historical attractions will help to spend time not only on the beach, but also in spiritual development.
A large number of travel agencies offer resorts in Egypt at fairly reasonable prices. Do not miss your chance, having come to rest in Egypt, be sure to visit Alexandria.