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Bibliotheca Alexandrina and other places from Alexandria

Join the luxurious tour at the legendary city founded by Alexander the Great.You can see there many thousands of books. it reaches about 2 milions. the library has shelf space for eight million books, with the main reading room covering 20,000 square metres on eleven cascading levels.The complex also houses a conference center; specialized libraries for maps, multimedia, the blind and visually impaired, young people and for children;four museums;four art galleries for temporary exhibitions; 15 permanent exhibitions & planetarium. The main reading room tilted out toward the sea like a sundial then you will visit the Cathedral which is founded by St. Mark the Evangelist in AD 60 (author of the second Gospel) has been connected with the city of Alexandria since earliest Christian tradition . you will also visit abbo el Abbas mosque which was redesigned and built in today's current form by Eugenio Valzania and Mario Rossi and was influenced by Egypt's Old Cairo buildings and architecture.

per adult from

$47

AUD

Duration

3 to 4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    • bottled water
    • hotel pickup and pickoff
    • surprise
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Egyptologist Guide
    • Entry/Admission - The Cathedral of St. Mark
    • Entry/Admission - Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi
    • Entry/Admission - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
    What's excluded :
    • Gratitudes
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: The Cathedral of St. Mark, 19 Al Akbat Church, محطة الرمل، Al Attarin, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt

    the oldest church in Africa

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, Anfushi Old Alexandria, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

    you will see an old funfair where children play on funfair rides.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bibliotheca Alexandrina, El Shatby, Alexandria 30100 Egypt

    the library has shelf space for eight million books with the main reading room covering 20,000 square metres on eleven cascading levels. The complex also houses a conference center; specialized libraries for maps, multimedia, the blind and visually impaired, young people, and for children; four museums; four art galleries for temporary exhibitions; 15 permanent exhibitions; a planetarium;and a manuscript restoration laboratory. The library's architecture is equally striking. The main reading room stands beneath a 32-meter-high glass-panelled roof, tilted out toward the sea like a sundial, and measuring some 160 m in diameter. The walls are of gray Aswan granite, carved with characters from 120 different human scripts.

    The collections at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina were donated from all over the world.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    any hotel in alexandriaPorts
    • alexandria port
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Mirette Tours

Activity ID: V-118258P4

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