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Famous Places to go in Egypt (Part 2)

Updated: Jul 24, 2021

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Places you should visit in Egypt.

Part 2- Alexandria Upper & Lower Egypt, and Red sea.

When people hear the word "Egypt", they think of the Pyramids, the Sphinx, and the Nile.

However, for more than 7,000 years of unique history, heritage and culture, there are many other fantastic attractions in Egypt to visit.

Here are the most famous attraction places you should visit or know about...



Qaitbay Fort

The Citadel of Qaitbay is a defensive fortress located on the Mediterranean sea coast, in Alexandria, Egypt. It was built on the old lighthouse location after it was destroyed by the earthquake it was established in 1477 AD (882 AH) by Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay.

Royal Jewelry Museum

The Royal Jewelry Museum is an art and history museum in the Zizenia neighborhood of Alexandria, Egypt. It is located in the former palace of Princess Fatma Al-Zahra'. The building's halls contain a valuable collection of jewels and jewelry of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty.

Amongst some of the museums, roughly 11,000 pieces of fine jewelry include royal badges with King Farouk's name, inlaid with diamonds, and the magnificent jewelry collection of Farouk's wife, Queen Farida.

Other parts of King Farouk's collection are his ebony walking stick, gold and sapphire cups embedded with over 200 bits of sapphire and 29 pieces of diamond, and golden magnifying glasses inlaid with 510 diamonds and 16 rubies and sapphires.

Opening Hours: 09:00AM to 05:00 PM.

Tickets: Foreigner: Adult:EGP 100 \ Student: EGP 50

Egyptian\ Arabs: Adult: EGP 20\ Student: EGP 5.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina is a major library and cultural center on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea in the Egyptian city of Alexandria.

The granite exterior wall of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is lined with hieroglyphs and characters from 120 different languages. The resear