It was built east of Alexandria on a high hill and overlooking the
most beautiful beach of Alexandria , amid about 370 feddans of gardens
and woods. The Palace comprises of a group of building of which
the most important are being Al-Haramelk of which the first storey
has been transformed into an international casino. the second and
third storeys into a museum for the belongings of the former royal
The Greeco- Roman Museum:
It tells the story of the invasion of Egypt by Alexander the Great
and the building of Alexandria.
It houses many collections of rare Greek and Roman relics and coins,
about 40 thousand pieces, dating from the 3rd century BC till the
7th. century AD. The most important and priceless statues in the
museum is the "Tanagra" statues.
The Pompey's Pillar:
It is a huge granite pillar. about 27 ms high, dates from the third
century amidst the remaining relics of the Serapium. The pillar
was erected in honor of the Greek Emperor Diocletian.
Qaitbay Citadel :
It lies at the northern tip of the eastern harbor, on the site where
the ancient Pharos of Alexandria was setup. This fort was built
in the 15th century by Qaitbay, and it consists of three storeys
similar to medieval fortresses in Egypt. It also houses the naval
museum which revives the marine heritage of Alexandria.
El Alamein :
In Western Desert road (70 miles) to El Hamam & El Alamein (The
Two Flags), where one of the most decisive battles of World War
II (October 1942) took place. Visit of the battlefield, the Allied
Forces cemetery, Rommel’s headquarters, & the German &
Italian memorial monument.
Red Sea sightseeing