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“light house” (10 reviews)
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Alexandria, Egypt
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"light house"
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"ancient world"
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"tallest man"
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"seven wonders"
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"magnificent view"
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"mediterranean sea"
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"worth a visit"
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"nice place to visit"
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"citadel"
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"site"
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"remains"
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"pharos"
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"souvenirs"
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"alexandra"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Again I recommend to read a little of the history before visiting this place. A very interesting security system from ancient world, plus a wonderful view of the sea and the city today.

Thank Diafricana
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

If you came to Alexandria hoping to see the famous lighthouse, the Citadel of Qaitbay is as close as you’re going to get. This 15th-century fort was erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse, which was once considered one of the Seven Wonders...More

Thank CPaM68
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great location. The same stone work now constitutes a Mosque on the headland. Get a great view back over Alexandria and out to sea.

Thank Catherine C
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

A small lighthouse, still beautiful...we need to use our imagination for the rest. There is a beautiful castle there that called Kate Bay and it is built in the Mediteranean Sea around. A nice day in the port of Alexandria.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

The original Lighthouse of Alexandria was one of the great wonders of the world but was destroyed three earthquakes and eventually in 1480 the last remnants of the lighthouse were used to build the Citadel of Qaitbay. With such an extraordinary history one can only...More

Thank SurfingWild
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

The place is one of the sort after historic destinations in the ancient city of Alexandria.If you go to Alexandria People go for 2 major tourist attractions.One is the light house of Alexandra and the other is the Pillar of Pompie. The place is ancient...More

Thank Gitanjalli B
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

definitely worth a visit, lots of history to know about this place, really enjoyable to have a drink, mix with the locals, have a couple of photos or just enjoy the sea breeze

Thank minanabil77
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Don't expect much of this citadel because it's empty. No really it's literally empty from inside and there's nothing to see except some weird senteces Alexandrian lovers have left of the walls of the citadel. There is some nice views from inside to take a...More

Thank Katary69
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Looks large, Magnificent, picture perfect, well maintained. Couldn't go inside not sure if allowed to enter inside.

Thank Jayaram R
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

The magnificent lighthouse of Alexandria was built on the small island call Pharos in Greek, by Ptolemy the general of Alexander the Great who ruled in Egypt after Alexander's death. He was the founder of the the dynasty that ruled Egypt in the Hellenistic years...More

Thank Sofi N
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