‘The Pearl of the Mediterranean’- Alexandria lies picturesquely on the coast of Mediterranean Sea. The second largest city in Egypt after Cairo, Alexandria boasts of a glorious history that dates back to 331 BC, the time when Alexander the Great founded it. The majority of the attractions of the city are those, which were established in ancient times. Some of the most poplar among them are Citadel of Qaitbay, Kom el-Shouqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, Roman Theatre and Presidential Palace. With a spellbinding collection of more than 1800 archaeological artefacts that belong to the Graeco-Roman period and Coptic and Islamic era, the Alexandria National Museum stands as one of the most amazing attractions of the city. Other interesting museums of the city are Graeco-Roman Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, and Royal Jewellery Museum.
The presence of gorgeous bays and harbours adds immeasurable beauty to this city. The harbour of Abu-Qir and the crescent-shaped Alexandrian Eastern Harbour are the most ideal ones to visit. What’s more, the long coastal stretch from Maamoura in the east to the Agamy Beach in the west of Alexandria is speckled with a number of beaches that tempt tourists from all over the world. MakeMyTrip offers a range of Alexandria tour packages for making travel and stay convenient for visitors.